Claremore

Welcome to Museum City

Born when Oklahoma was still Indian Territory, Claremore has an incredibly rich, diverse history and culture that we love to share with our visitors. But we’re not exactly stuck in the past, as you’ll soon discover when you explore our shops, parks, world-class dining options, amenities, and attractions.

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HQ Ranch Encounters
Claremore

Get ready for a fun-filled time with kangaroos, lemurs, sloths, camels, and more at Oklahoma’s largest camel ranch.

HQ Ranch Encounters

Get ready for a fun-filled time with kangaroos, lemurs, sloths, camels, and more at Oklahoma’s largest camel ranch.

Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs
Claremore

You can play all day just steps from your campground at the popular “racino” Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs. Enjoy live horse racing March – May and September – November, as well as simulcast racing from around the U.S. every day. The casino and entertainment complex (open seven days a week) offers Las Vegas-style electronic games and video poker. When you’re ready to retreat from the bright lights, you can head back to the campground and your graveled RV Site.

Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs

You can play all day just steps from your campground at the popular “racino” Cherokee Casino Will Rogers Downs. Enjoy live horse racing March – May and September – November, as well as simulcast racing from around the U.S. every day. The casino and entertainment complex (open seven days a week) offers Las Vegas-style electronic games and video poker. When you’re ready to retreat from the bright lights, you can head back to the campground and your graveled RV Site.

320 On Main
Claremore

This beautiful and elegant venue located in historic downtown Claremore provides the perfect backdrop for weddings, receptions, parties, meetings, and other special events. Contact the Three Twenty staff for a viewing appointment or drop by during the weekly open house on Wednesday afternoons between 1 and 6 p.m.

320 On Main

This beautiful and elegant venue located in historic downtown Claremore provides the perfect backdrop for weddings, receptions, parties, meetings, and other special events. Contact the Three Twenty staff for a viewing appointment or drop by during the weekly open house on Wednesday afternoons between 1 and 6 p.m.

Route 66 Shopping Corridor
Claremore

Your trip along Route 66 is not complete without a stop at classic shopping destinations like the Retro 66 Vintage Outlet and Hoover’s Have All Mall.

Route 66 Shopping Corridor

Your trip along Route 66 is not complete without a stop at classic shopping destinations like the Retro 66 Vintage Outlet and Hoover’s Have All Mall.

NeMar Shopping Center
Claremore

Located in the center of town, NeMar was built in 1967 by two longtime Claremore families, the Neelys and the Marlars. The center is home to 33 businesses, including florists, restaurants, clothing stores, bath and body items, salons, and more.

NeMar Shopping Center

Located in the center of town, NeMar was built in 1967 by two longtime Claremore families, the Neelys and the Marlars. The center is home to 33 businesses, including florists, restaurants, clothing stores, bath and body items, salons, and more.

Teaching Gardens
Claremore

Bordering Will Rogers Park (1564 Camden Street) are the Teaching Gardens, maintained by the Master Gardeners of Rogers County. The gardens include an herb garden, secret garden, a pollinator garden, water features, and Oklahoma Proven annual and perennial beds. Many of the plants are labeled, and master gardeners are often on-site and available to answer any questions about local flora. Kids can enjoy the nearby splash pad.

Teaching Gardens

Bordering Will Rogers Park (1564 Camden Street) are the Teaching Gardens, maintained by the Master Gardeners of Rogers County. The gardens include an herb garden, secret garden, a pollinator garden, water features, and Oklahoma Proven annual and perennial beds. Many of the plants are labeled, and master gardeners are often on-site and available to answer any questions about local flora. Kids can enjoy the nearby splash pad.

RSU Nature Reserve
Claremore

Nature abounds in Claremore. If you’re interested in seeing more local plants and wildlife, visit the Nature Reserve on the campus of Rogers State University. This 100-acre outdoor education facility is popular for hikers and runners who often stroll the paths through the wetlands, water study labs, and butterfly garden. The facility includes more than 130 educational stations and exhibits.

RSU Nature Reserve

Nature abounds in Claremore. If you’re interested in seeing more local plants and wildlife, visit the Nature Reserve on the campus of Rogers State University. This 100-acre outdoor education facility is popular for hikers and runners who often stroll the paths through the wetlands, water study labs, and butterfly garden. The facility includes more than 130 educational stations and exhibits.

Rogers State University
Claremore

Founded in 1909, just two years after Oklahoma was granted statehood, Rogers State University is proud to serve the educational and professional needs of northeast Oklahoma residents. The former home of the Oklahoma Military Academy, the college has an extensive register of graduates who became great leaders, both in military and civilian life. RSU is also the proud home of the 2022 NCAA Division II softball champions.

Rogers State University

Founded in 1909, just two years after Oklahoma was granted statehood, Rogers State University is proud to serve the educational and professional needs of northeast Oklahoma residents. The former home of the Oklahoma Military Academy, the college has an extensive register of graduates who became great leaders, both in military and civilian life. RSU is also the proud home of the 2022 NCAA Division II softball champions.

Route 66
Claremore

Historic Route 66 runs right through the heart of Claremore. Shop, dine, and experience history on your journey down the Mother Road.

Route 66

Historic Route 66 runs right through the heart of Claremore. Shop, dine, and experience history on your journey down the Mother Road.

Ralph’s Mini Island Golf
Claremore

Located right off historic Route 66, this 18-hole mini golf island offers hours of fun for the whole family. With unique experiences such as GlowPutt and Splash & Putt, Ralph’s offers unique experiences with every visit. Don’t forget to try out their tasty menu, with delicious treats such as specialty grilled cheese sandwiches, burgers, pizza, and a variety of desserts.

Ralph’s Mini Island Golf

Located right off historic Route 66, this 18-hole mini golf island offers hours of fun for the whole family. With unique experiences such as GlowPutt and Splash & Putt, Ralph’s offers unique experiences with every visit. Don’t forget to try out their tasty menu, with delicious treats such as specialty grilled cheese sandwiches, burgers, pizza, and a variety of desserts.

Heritage Hills Golf Course
Claremore

This 18-hole public golf course plays up to 6,756 yards with a course rating and slope of 72.7 and 129, respectively, as well as a pro shop with the latest apparel and golf gear. Complete with a driving range, practice green and short-game practice facility, Heritage Hills is home to the Claremore High School and Rogers State University golf teams. Daily rates and annual memberships are available.

Heritage Hills Golf Course

This 18-hole public golf course plays up to 6,756 yards with a course rating and slope of 72.7 and 129, respectively, as well as a pro shop with the latest apparel and golf gear. Complete with a driving range, practice green and short-game practice facility, Heritage Hills is home to the Claremore High School and Rogers State University golf teams. Daily rates and annual memberships are available.

Claremore’s Park System
Claremore

If you want to play, Claremore parks have you covered. With numerous locations across the city, our parks are sure to offer an outdoor recreation option that will meet your needs.

Claremore’s Park System

If you want to play, Claremore parks have you covered. With numerous locations across the city, our parks are sure to offer an outdoor recreation option that will meet your needs.

Claremore Disc Golf Course
Claremore

Located in Claremore Lake Park, the city’s disc golf course is a 9-hole, par-3 course that features concrete tee pads with Innova DISCatcher Pro baskets. The course is ideal for all player levels. Hole 1 is located near the Park Ranger’s office, and there is also a warm-up basket for practice.

Claremore Disc Golf Course

Located in Claremore Lake Park, the city’s disc golf course is a 9-hole, par-3 course that features concrete tee pads with Innova DISCatcher Pro baskets. The course is ideal for all player levels. Hole 1 is located near the Park Ranger’s office, and there is also a warm-up basket for practice.

Claremore Mountain Bike Trails
Claremore

Adventurers should check out the Claremore Mountain Bike Trails on the backside of Claremore Lake. Home to the annual Tour de Dirt, the 16 miles of trails began as a community effort to offer biking experiences for every level of rider. Ideal for hiking and running, the trails are among the best in the state.

Claremore Mountain Bike Trails

Adventurers should check out the Claremore Mountain Bike Trails on the backside of Claremore Lake. Home to the annual Tour de Dirt, the 16 miles of trails began as a community effort to offer biking experiences for every level of rider. Ideal for hiking and running, the trails are among the best in the state.

Claremore Splash Pads
Claremore

Claremore splash pads are popular summertime destinations for visitors and locals alike. With two locations available, there is ample opportunity for guests to enjoy the summer sun while keeping cool in the Oklahoma heat. Claremore’s splash pads operate seasonally from May to September.

Claremore Splash Pads

Claremore splash pads are popular summertime destinations for visitors and locals alike. With two locations available, there is ample opportunity for guests to enjoy the summer sun while keeping cool in the Oklahoma heat. Claremore’s splash pads operate seasonally from May to September.

Claremore Lake
Claremore

Rated as a top attraction on TripAdvisor.com, Claremore Lake is the ideal spot for family fun, with more than four miles of paved paths perfect for running, walking and cycling, plus a disc golf course. Younger visitors can enjoy two playgrounds and a splash pad for hours of fun. The park features tables, grills, and five shelters for public use.

While swimming is not allowed in Claremore Lake, fishing, boating, and kayaking are popular pastimes. Kayak rentals are available, jackpot fishing tournaments are held Thursday evenings from March to September, and daily and annual fishing passes are available (permits are required).

Claremore Lake

Rated as a top attraction on TripAdvisor.com, Claremore Lake is the ideal spot for family fun, with more than four miles of paved paths perfect for running, walking and cycling, plus a disc golf course. Younger visitors can enjoy two playgrounds and a splash pad for hours of fun. The park features tables, grills, and five shelters for public use.

While swimming is not allowed in Claremore Lake, fishing, boating, and kayaking are popular pastimes. Kayak rentals are available, jackpot fishing tournaments are held Thursday evenings from March to September, and daily and annual fishing passes are available (permits are required).

Cabin Boys
Claremore

This taproom in downtown Claremore has a 1BBL brewhouse and 20 draft beers, plus wine, cider, and non-alcoholic options. It’s family-friendly, too!

Cabin Boys

This taproom in downtown Claremore has a 1BBL brewhouse and 20 draft beers, plus wine, cider, and non-alcoholic options. It’s family-friendly, too!

Green Eyes Coffee & Cafe
Claremore

For your morning caffeine boost, visit Green Eyes Coffee & Cafe, located on Highway 20. Choose from a full menu of hot and cold beverages, from hot chocolate and chai latte to Americano and London Fog, plus a large selection of hot teas. Green Eyes serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Grab a bagel or a breakfast burrito to go or sit and savor French toast with triple berry syrup. For lunch, try the chicken salad sandwich.

Green Eyes Coffee & Cafe

For your morning caffeine boost, visit Green Eyes Coffee & Cafe, located on Highway 20. Choose from a full menu of hot and cold beverages, from hot chocolate and chai latte to Americano and London Fog, plus a large selection of hot teas. Green Eyes serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Grab a bagel or a breakfast burrito to go or sit and savor French toast with triple berry syrup. For lunch, try the chicken salad sandwich.

Gibby C’s South in Your Mouth
Claremore

The Lilac District’s newest dining option, Gibby C’s offers guests mouthwatering Southern classics like gumbo, collard greens, shrimp plates, and frog legs.

Gibby C’s South in Your Mouth

The Lilac District’s newest dining option, Gibby C’s offers guests mouthwatering Southern classics like gumbo, collard greens, shrimp plates, and frog legs.

Hammett House
Claremore

Serving Claremore since 1969, the Hammett House still serves all the staples that put it on the map, like pamper-fried chicken, lamb and turkey fries, and LaNelle Hammett’s signature “Skinny Soup.” The restaurant offers a daily lunch special, and the menu is constantly being expanded with new dishes. Did we mention that Hammett House is home to the 10-pound pie? Daily offerings include German chocolate, buttermilk chess, sour cream raisin, and peanut butter chocolate chip.

Hammett House

Serving Claremore since 1969, the Hammett House still serves all the staples that put it on the map, like pamper-fried chicken, lamb and turkey fries, and LaNelle Hammett’s signature “Skinny Soup.” The restaurant offers a daily lunch special, and the menu is constantly being expanded with new dishes. Did we mention that Hammett House is home to the 10-pound pie? Daily offerings include German chocolate, buttermilk chess, sour cream raisin, and peanut butter chocolate chip.

The Pink House
Claremore

The Pink House is a Claremore lunch staple. Originally located in a pink house, the restaurant relocated in 2017 to the historic Belvidere Mansion, near downtown Claremore. The Pink House is famous for daily quiche specials, chicken enchilada casserole, and baked fudge. Browse the gift shop to take home a piece of Claremore history.

The Pink House

The Pink House is a Claremore lunch staple. Originally located in a pink house, the restaurant relocated in 2017 to the historic Belvidere Mansion, near downtown Claremore. The Pink House is famous for daily quiche specials, chicken enchilada casserole, and baked fudge. Browse the gift shop to take home a piece of Claremore history.

Historical Statues
Claremore

Located near the entrance of the Rogers State University campus are large-scale sculptures of U.S. presidents Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Abraham Lincoln, all created by sculptor Yon Sim Pak. Another iconic statue of famed playwright and poet Lynn Riggs, also designed by Pak, can be found on the north side of the Claremore Museum of History.

Historical Statues

Located near the entrance of the Rogers State University campus are large-scale sculptures of U.S. presidents Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, and Abraham Lincoln, all created by sculptor Yon Sim Pak. Another iconic statue of famed playwright and poet Lynn Riggs, also designed by Pak, can be found on the north side of the Claremore Museum of History.

Lilac District Murals
Claremore

Downtown Claremore alleys and side streets are home to murals showcasing iconic Claremore residents, including Will Rogers, Stuart Roosa, Clem Rogers McSpadden and others. Murals are located at N. Missouri Ave. and W. 4th St. and 500 W. Will Rogers Blvd.

Lilac District Murals

Downtown Claremore alleys and side streets are home to murals showcasing iconic Claremore residents, including Will Rogers, Stuart Roosa, Clem Rogers McSpadden and others. Murals are located at N. Missouri Ave. and W. 4th St. and 500 W. Will Rogers Blvd.

Will Rogers Memorial Museum
Claremore

Sitting atop a beautiful hillside overlooking Claremore is a world-class museum complete with stories, artifacts, and films chronicling the life and times of the inimitable Will Rogers, one of our favorite cowboys and Hollywood legends.

Will Rogers Memorial Museum

Sitting atop a beautiful hillside overlooking Claremore is a world-class museum complete with stories, artifacts, and films chronicling the life and times of the inimitable Will Rogers, one of our favorite cowboys and Hollywood legends.

Oklahoma Military Academy Museum
Claremore

Located on the campus of Rogers State University, the Oklahoma Military Museum tells the story of the more than 10,000 cadets who attended the military academy from 1919 to 1971. Visitors can see a re-created typical cadet room and view artifacts and exhibits relevant to the school’s history.

Oklahoma Military Academy Museum

Located on the campus of Rogers State University, the Oklahoma Military Museum tells the story of the more than 10,000 cadets who attended the military academy from 1919 to 1971. Visitors can see a re-created typical cadet room and view artifacts and exhibits relevant to the school’s history.

J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum
Claremore

Every gun enthusiast’s dream, the J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum displays the world’s largest privately owned gun collection, with more than 12,000 firearms and thousands of non-firearm artifacts.

J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum

Every gun enthusiast’s dream, the J.M. Davis Arms & Historical Museum displays the world’s largest privately owned gun collection, with more than 12,000 firearms and thousands of non-firearm artifacts.

Claremore Museum of History
Claremore

In addition to featuring the city’s most notable former residents—including Helen Walton Robson, astronaut Stuart Roosa, singing legend Patti Page, Bunion Derby winner Andy Payne, and world-famous playwright Lynn Riggs—Claremore Museum of History showcases the original “surrey with the fringe on top” from the musical Oklahoma!

Claremore Museum of History

In addition to featuring the city’s most notable former residents—including Helen Walton Robson, astronaut Stuart Roosa, singing legend Patti Page, Bunion Derby winner Andy Payne, and world-famous playwright Lynn Riggs—Claremore Museum of History showcases the original “surrey with the fringe on top” from the musical Oklahoma!

The Lilac District
Claremore

Home to hundreds of antique vendors, eateries, coffee shops, bars, and specialty shops, The Lilac District in downtown Claremore is a favorite stop for residents and visitors.

The Lilac District

Home to hundreds of antique vendors, eateries, coffee shops, bars, and specialty shops, The Lilac District in downtown Claremore is a favorite stop for residents and visitors.

Museum City
Claremore

If you love museums, look no further than Claremore, which has more museums per capita than any other city in the world.

Museum City

If you love museums, look no further than Claremore, which has more museums per capita than any other city in the world.

J Farley’s
Claremore

For American classics with an Irish twist, try local pub J Farley’s. Opened in 2018 to honor fallen Claremore Fire Captain Jason Farley, J Farley’s is co-owned by a veteran of the Claremore Fire Department. The menu includes popular items like the F-Train burger (a nod to Captain Farley’s nickname), which features jalapeños, grilled onions, pepper jack cheese, and strawberry habanero cream cheese. If you’re in the mood for a dish from “across the pond,” try the bangers and mash, chicken and cabbage, or shepherd’s pie. The pub is a popular neighborhood watering hole, with a patio and full bar.

J Farley’s

For American classics with an Irish twist, try local pub J Farley’s. Opened in 2018 to honor fallen Claremore Fire Captain Jason Farley, J Farley’s is co-owned by a veteran of the Claremore Fire Department. The menu includes popular items like the F-Train burger (a nod to Captain Farley’s nickname), which features jalapeños, grilled onions, pepper jack cheese, and strawberry habanero cream cheese. If you’re in the mood for a dish from “across the pond,” try the bangers and mash, chicken and cabbage, or shepherd’s pie. The pub is a popular neighborhood watering hole, with a patio and full bar.

Belvidere Mansion
Claremore

A restored 1907 Victorian-era mansion listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Belvidere Mansion is open for self-guided tours, gift shopping and special events. Do not forget to plan your visit to include lunch at the Belvidere’s restaurant, The Pink House.

Belvidere Mansion

A restored 1907 Victorian-era mansion listed on the National Registry of Historic Places, the Belvidere Mansion is open for self-guided tours, gift shopping and special events. Do not forget to plan your visit to include lunch at the Belvidere’s restaurant, The Pink House.

Lucky R Ranch
Claremore

Get up close and hands-on with the cutest Highland calves in the region! Book interactive experiences with Lucky R Ranch’s Hug-A-Highland program.

Lucky R Ranch

Get up close and hands-on with the cutest Highland calves in the region! Book interactive experiences with Lucky R Ranch’s Hug-A-Highland program.

Coram Deo Farm
Claremore

A family-owned and -operated flower farm offering fresh-cut local flowers, bouquets, and other arrangements every Tuesday and Saturday.

Coram Deo Farm

A family-owned and -operated flower farm offering fresh-cut local flowers, bouquets, and other arrangements every Tuesday and Saturday.

Swan Bros. Dairy
Claremore

Established in 1923 with just one dairy cow, Swan Bros. Dairy is a diversified farm offering milk, premium cheeses, beef, and pork. Swan’s dairy and meat products are featured in restaurants throughout the region and available in the retail store. Visitors can view the milking of dairy cows every day from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Swan Bros. Dairy

Established in 1923 with just one dairy cow, Swan Bros. Dairy is a diversified farm offering milk, premium cheeses, beef, and pork. Swan’s dairy and meat products are featured in restaurants throughout the region and available in the retail store. Visitors can view the milking of dairy cows every day from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Shepherd’s Cross Farm
Claremore

Experience life at an authentic farm, year-round. Open every Tuesday through Saturday, Shepherd’s Cross features a working sheep farm, wool mill, wagon rides, and antique farm equipment. Enjoy a peaceful experience with the entire family.

Shepherd’s Cross Farm

Experience life at an authentic farm, year-round. Open every Tuesday through Saturday, Shepherd’s Cross features a working sheep farm, wool mill, wagon rides, and antique farm equipment. Enjoy a peaceful experience with the entire family.

Rogers County Farmers’ Market
Claremore

An open-air farmers’ market offering a wide array of fresh fruits, vegetables, plants, farm-fresh eggs, meats, flowers, and Made-in-Oklahoma products. Open every Saturday, April through October, the market is located at the Rogers County Courthouse.

Rogers County Farmers’ Market

An open-air farmers’ market offering a wide array of fresh fruits, vegetables, plants, farm-fresh eggs, meats, flowers, and Made-in-Oklahoma products. Open every Saturday, April through October, the market is located at the Rogers County Courthouse.

A Bar Ranch
Claremore

A Bar provides quality, hands-on learning about the cattle and horse industry. It’s a family operation comprising three divisions: commercial cow/calf operation, performance horses, and livestock marketing.

A Bar Ranch

A Bar provides quality, hands-on learning about the cattle and horse industry. It’s a family operation comprising three divisions: commercial cow/calf operation, performance horses, and livestock marketing.

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