7 Best Things to Do in Yukon, Oklahoma

Yukon, Oklahoma

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Spending some time in Yukon, Oklahoma? The city is located just 20 minutes west of Oklahoma City. Here, you'll find an abundance of activities to check out while you're there, including picturesque parks and trails, historic museums, bucolic farms, and more.

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Yukon Museums

Yukon City, Oklahoma.
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328-346 Cedar Ave, Yukon, OK 73099, USA
+1 405-354-5079

The city of Yukon features a couple of options for museum lovers. Yukon's Best Railroad Museum (3rd and Main - open by appointment) features vintage train cars while the Yukon Farm Museum (3rd and Cedar) has historic tractors and equipment. Also, check out the Yukon Historical Society Museum and Art Center (601 Oak Street). It features a replica of businesses on Main Street and a complete history of the town as well as performances by the Stage Door Theatre group.

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Czech Hall

Festival in Yukon, Oklahoma

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205 N Czech Hall Rd, Yukon, OK 73099-6546, USA
+1 405-324-8073

Did you know that Yukon is the Czech capital of Oklahoma? The annual Oklahoma Czech Festival is held on the first Saturday of October in which Czech Hall pays tribute to early Yukon settlers. Every other day of the year, Czech Hall, built in 1901, is a social center and meeting place. It hosts everything from lodge meetings and parties to Czech plays, Czech language classes, and polka dances.

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Historic Downtown

Route 66 sign

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The city of Yukon began in the late 1800s and has plenty to offer in historic areas. Located along the iconic Route 66, downtown Yukon is home to a number of shops and restaurants. It also features the historic homes of the original town founders.

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Kirkpatrick Family Farm


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Kirkpatrick Family Farm is a 33-acre estate that opened in the early 1900s. It hosts numerous community events throughout the year, such as the Easter celebration and the Chisholm Trail Crawfish Festival, and is a fun place for families.

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Chisholm Trail Park

Chisholm Trail in Yukon

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500 W Vandament Ave, Yukon, OK 73099, USA
+1 405-350-8937

Of the many Yukon-area city parks, Chisholm Trail might be the highlight. In addition to being one of the best places to walk and run in the metro area, thanks to its well-decorated, boot-shaped path, Chisholm Trail Park is the site for annual favorites such as Yukon's Concerts in the Park series and the Freedom Fest July Fourth celebration. It also has several pavilions and a look-out peak.

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Yukon BMX Raceway

BMX Yukon raceway participants

Yukon BMX Raceway

Taylor Park Sports Complex, 410 N 11th St, Yukon, OK 73064, USA
+1 936-443-1858

Operated by the Yukon Parents and Riders Association, the Yukon BMX Raceway is located at Taylor Park Sports Complex on 11th Street. Spectators can watch any race for free, and first-time riders can try out the track for free as well. Even experienced riders can learn more about racing, and the BMX race season runs from January 1 to December 15 each year.

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Express Clydesdales

Clydesdale Horses in full tack
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12701 W Wilshire Blvd, Yukon, OK 73099-1518, USA
+1 405-350-6404

Robert Funk Jr. bought eight rare Clydesdale horses in the mid-1990s and brought them to a ranch in Yukon, Oklahoma. They became quite popular, and now the ranch has 40 of the majestic creatures that appear at events across the nation, including the Oklahoma State Fair. Head four miles north of I-40 on Garth Brooks Boulevard in Yukon to visit the Express Clydesdales Barn. There's also a welcome center and gift shop.

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