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Heavener Runestone Park

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Open Now: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Nice walk

This was a neat stop. Beautiful little walk. The Runestone was interesting but the walk was nicer... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Sarah T
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Worth a stop!

Legit or not it's an interesting story and beautiful grounds. Nice excursion - walk down into the... read more

Reviewed July 16, 2018
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a neat stop. Beautiful little walk. The Runestone was interesting but the walk was nicer. Short but steep back up. Worth a quick stop.

Thank Sarah T
Reviewed July 16, 2018

Legit or not it's an interesting story and beautiful grounds. Nice excursion - walk down into the park.

Thank okietravel918
Reviewed July 10, 2018

I was impressed at how clean the park was and how friendly the staff were. We were there in late winter and it was pretty chilly but it was still very enjoyable. We did a lot of walking! We plan on going back soon to...More

Thank dinkybop
Reviewed June 19, 2018

We made this a stop on our way to another park. It has good scenery, hiking trails, and an interesting history. If your family likes studying Vikings, like mine, they will enjoy this park.

Thank Stephanie G
Reviewed June 19, 2018

Fantastic views, nice hikes, large stone with Runes made by vikings long ago. Over night camping, venue rentals.

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Reviewed March 24, 2018

The park is rich with historic value from the days of when the Vikings/Norsemen roamed North America. This would be an attraction to add to the "To Do" List for spending a day in eastern Oklahoma.

Thank Bryan V
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Runestone State Park is at the top of Poteau Mt. in Heavener. Steep one drive up will get you to the top where there are picnic sites but not much else. The Runesstone is believe to have a date carved into it by the Vikings...More

1  Thank OldOkie
Reviewed August 13, 2017

I really enjoyed getting to see this runestone after seeing Scott Wolter examining it on the tv series, "America Unearthed". There's not much to look at but there are many displays discussing its history and the theories some have on the stone markings. The stone...More

2  Thank Marty L
Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Who knew Vikings came to visit Oklahoma in the year 1000 something. We had a great little hike and learned a little history. And then the view from the top of the mountain was fabulous!

Reviewed July 25, 2017

The runestone & the theories about its origin are interesting. The climb down to it is more challenging than at most tourist attractions -- take the first set of stairs you see on your left, they're wider and in better shape than the ones on...More

2  Thank Cynthia T
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