Most generally, the eastern portion of the state bordering Arkansas and Missouri experiences greater precipitation and a more temperate climate that is defined by woodlands. Featured here is the summit of Turkey Mountain; coined an “Urban Wilderness,” Turkey Mountain is a popular hiking destination within the Tulsa metropolitan area.
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For millennia, the Arkansas River has been essential to Oklahomans. The earliest evidence of extensive river trade has been found at Spiro archaeological sites, where commodities indicate trade as far as Wisconsin and Florida. As a result, present day Tulsa seated along the Arkansas River became one of the most populous villages, experiencing a golden age from 900 – 1200 CE. In more recent … Read More