Rt 2 Box 100, Wister Oklahoma 74966
Lake Wister is located in southeastern Oklahoma in Le Flore County
just north of the Ouachita National Forest
. The 7,500-acre lake with about 115 miles of shoreline has given rise to Lake Wister State Park
as well as a half-dozen other developed or semi-developed recreational areas. Facilities and amenities include boat ramps, cabins and campsites (most with electric hookups), restrooms, showers and drinking water, picnic areas and group shelters, concessions and sanitary dump stations.
Fishing is done for bluegill; smallmouth, largemouth and white bass; channel and flathead catfish; crappie and other species. In addition, more than 28,000 acres are managed for hunters seeking deer, quail, rabbit, squirrel and several waterfowl species.
(Sallisaw) Applegate Cove Marina
(Clayton) Clayton Lake
(Eufaula) Evergreen Marina, Inc.
(Stigler) John Wells Lake
(Wilburton) Lake Wayne Wallace
(Wister) Lake Wister
12/15 Coming to The Wister area
National Poultry Festival Rogers AR June14-15 In addition to a music concert, the weekend events includes a golf tournament, fishing tournament, skeet shoot, horseshoe tournament, ladies luncheon, motorcycle rally, kids’ activities, ice cream socials, a barbecue cooking contest, and a barbecue fair where delicious food can be sampled.
Johnson County Peach Festival Clarksville AR July25-28 Johnson County Peach Festival is the oldest festival in the State. Concessionaires bring their wares from good ol' home cookin' to handmade arts and crafts. Enjoy live entertainment and don't miss the Peach Cobbler Bake-Off and Jam/Jelly Contest.
Hope Watermelon Festival Hope AR August9-11 Watermelon Olympics, melon judging and auction, watermelon eating contest, seed spitting contest, melon toss, antique engine show, entertainment and SW Arkansas' largest arts and crafts show.
Tulsa Greek Festival Tulsa OK September19-21 Build your own Greek dinner, enjoy some Greek desserts, buy a Greek cookbook with an area flavor, and imagine the sights, sounds, and smells of Mediterranean life.
Arkansas Apple Festival Lincoln AR October4-6 The centerpiece of the festival is the unequalled variety of arts and crafts, featuring works of some of the most talented artisans in the Ozarks. One of the highlights of the Arkansas Apple Festival is the Apple Core Throwing Contest, a test of strength, accuracy, aerodynamics, and just plain luck.