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Description - Alabaster Caverns State Park is truly a rare Oklahoma treasure. Enjoy a tour through the beautifully lighted cavern or create your own wildcaving adventure!

The highlight of this 200-acre park is the 3/4-mile cavern formed of alabaster, a rare form of gypsum, making it the largest natural gypsum cave in the world open to the public.

Attractions - Daily guided tours of the cave are available on the hour from 9am to 4pm (fee charged). The cavern recently underwent an extensive lighting overhaul. Group tour reservations are required in advance. A horseshoe pit, volleyball court, camping areas, picnic tables and shelters, group shelters with electricity, water and grills are available at the park. Wild caving is a unique adventure at the park as well.

Credit Cards Accepted • Gift Shop • Senior Discount • 200 Park Acres • 20 campsites • 3/4 Mile Cave Tour • Nature & Canyon Trails • Guided Tours • Tour Bus Parking

Recreation - Wildcaving • Volleyball • Horseshoes

Climate - This state has a mild climate due to its southern location and low elevations. The western regions of the state are somewhat drier than that of the east. Winter temperatures range from 50 degrees to 25 degrees F. The season extends from December through February and very little snow fall during this period. Spring begins in March, with temperatures between 50 and 70 degrees F. Temperatures rise throughout the season and summer highs begin to peak in July and August. All regions of Oklahoma receive days with temperatures reaching 100 degrees. The southwestern corner of the state usually records the hottest temperatures. by October fall temperatures provide relief from the heat of summer. Temperatures during this season reach into the 60s for highs and dip into the 30s for the lows. The relative humidity has an annual average of 64 percent. The most rainfall occurs during the months of May and June.

Location - 6 miles S of Freedom on Hwy 50, 1/2 mile E on Hwy 50A.


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Contact Information:
Alabaster Caverns State Park, Hwy 50 & Hwy 50-A , Freedom, OK, 73842, Phone: (580) 621-3381, Fax: (580) 621-3572
, abstrcaverns@pldi.net

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Links:
Alabaster Caverns State Park - Official site of Alabaster Caverns State Park

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