Moore is a family-friendly satellite city where you’ll find parks, playgrounds and public recreation areas. Visit a museum devoted to bones and make a splash in a pirate-themed water playground. Head into Oklahoma City to explore a trendy arts district and visit award-winning museums and galleries.
Things to do in Moore
Discover more than 800 specimens at the Museum of Osteology. The family-friendly museum is dedicated to bones and showcases the skeletons of animals from around the world, ranging from tiny hummingbirds to an enormous humpback whale. Don’t miss the exhibit on Oklahoma wildlife featuring beavers, squirrels and a huge American bison.
Beat the heat in Little River Park, a pirate-themed water playground with fountains, spray jets, splash pads, dump buckets and more. Claim a shady picnic table for lunch and stretch your legs on the short nature trail. Nearby Parmele Park features a forest-themed playground and is another great place to take the kids.
Hike, boat and fish on Lake Stanley Draper. The cobalt-blue reservoir is surrounded by woodland and features beautiful walking and cycling trails. Enjoy a picnic by the lake and head to the model airplane field to watch locals testing out their creations. Cast a line to reel in bluegill, walleye, spotted bass and catfish.
Head into Downtown Oklahoma City to visit some of the best museums in the South Central region. The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum celebrates the city’s Old West roots and showcases oil paintings, leather saddles and Native American art. The Paseo Arts District will charm you with its Spanish Revival architecture and cluster of trendy cafes, bars and galleries.
Getting around Moore
Moore is in Cleveland County, a 20-minute drive from Downtown Oklahoma City. Taxis and rental cars are the easiest way to get around Moore. Will Rogers World Airport is a 20-minute drive away.