Frontier Country encompasses 12 counties in Central Oklahoma. Newcastle is in the northern most corner of McClain County, part of Frontier Country. Just a short drive in any direction you can enjoy some of Oklahoma's most popular tourist attractions!
With everything from Museums about Cowboys to Dinosaurs to Canals with live entertainment to sporting events, there should be something for every member of the family. Most attractions are within steps of each other. There is also plenty of nightlife for all tastes, blues, jazz, country to rock and roll.
Oklahoma is in the Heart of the America. Come feel what gives the heart a beat in Newcastle, just a hop skip and jump away from the action. They truly don’t call us the Heart for nothing.
Local Attractions / Regional Attractions
Forms required to be completed to reserve the local parks for private "usage" can be found here.
Leesa Cornett Park: This 2 acre park in remembrance of Newcastle native, Leesa Cornett, Miss Oklahoma 1987. This park is equipped with a playground, picnic tables, pavilion, restrooms and volleyball courts.
Lions Park: This 5 Acre park was donated to the City of Newcastle. This park is located next to Newcastle Fire Department's Station 3 (unmanned). It is equipped with a playground, pavilion and tennis court.
Puckett Park: This 2 acre was donated to the City of Newcastle by the Puckett Family (appropriately named) in 1978. This park is located by the Newcastle Police Department and Fire Department. It is equipped with picnic tables and a fountain.
Veterans Park: This is the largest park in Newcastle, encompassing 25 acres near the Newcastle Elementary School and Newcastle Public Library and Multi Purpose Center. This park is equipped with picnic tables, restrooms, pavilion, soccer fields, baseball fields, volley ball courts and a basketball court. It is the home of the Newcastle Antique Tractor Club on the West end of the park.
Newcastle All Sports Association Complex
Newcastle Gaming Center
2457 Highway 62 Service Road, 405.387.6013
Open 24 Hours; 21,073 square feet; 14 tables (Blackjack & Poker);1,153 slots; Pull Tabs; Restaurant and Snack Bar
Private Facility - Tesla coil: Showings would be on an appointment, as weather conditions affect operation. Mainly Summer & on Friday nights. The Big Coil has been operating since 1999. Contact Kevin at 405.919.6170.
Below is a listing of just a few of the major attractions from our region. Visit Frontier Country for more information.
|Oklahoma City is located to the north of Newcastle
Museums/Hall of Fames:
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive, 405.236.3100
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum
1700 NE 63rd Street, 405.478.2250
Oklahoma City National Memorial
620 N Harvey Avenue, 405.235.3313
Oklahoma State Firefighters Museum
2716 N.E. 50th Street, 405.424.1452
ASA National Softball Hall of Fame
2801 NE 50th Street, 405.424.5266
Cox Convention Center
Formerly known as Myriad Gardens Convention Center
Sporting Events, Conventions
1 Myriad Gardens, 405.602.8500
Home of the Oklahoma City Thunder - NBA
Sporting Events, Concerts
100 W. Reno Avenue, 405.602.8700
Oklahoma State Fair
333 Gordon Cooper Boulevard, 405.948.6704
Bricktown & Canal
North of Main Street to South of Reno Avenue to East towards Byers Avenue
Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library
300 Park Avenue, 405.231.8650
Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Gardens
2101 NE 50th Street, 405.424.3344
Science Museum Oklahoma
2100 NE 52nd Street, 405.602.OMNI (6664)
Oklahoma Civic Center Music Hall
201 N. Walker, 405.297.2584
1305 S. Agnew Avenue, 405.235.7267
Oklahoma City Thunder NBA
Corporate: 211 North Robinson Avenue, Suite 300, 405.208.4800
Home is the Ford Center
SBC Bricktown Ballpark
Home of the Oklahoma RedHawks Minor League Baseball Team
2 South Mickey Mantle Drive, 405.218.1000
Quarter Horse Race Track
One Remington Place, 405.424.1000
Home of the Oklahoma City University Men’s Rowing Team
725 S. Byers Avenue, 405.552.4040
Sam Noble Oklahoma Museum of Natural History
2401 Chautauqua, 405.325.4712
Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art
555 Elm Ave, 405.325.3272
Jacobson House Native Art Center
609 Chautauqua, 405.366.1667
The Crucible Foundry
110 E. Tonhawa, 405.579.2700
Sports, Entertainment, Concerts, Conventions:
University of Oklahoma
Home of the Oklahoma Sooners
660 Parrington Oval, 405.325.0311
Lloyd Noble Center
2900 Jenkins Avenue, 405.325.3838
Interstate 35 and Highway 9, 405.222.6000
|Chickasha is located to the southwest of Newcastle
Chickasha Festival of Lights
Shannon Springs Park, Grand Blvd and S. 17th Street, 405.224.9627
Chief Drive In Theatre
Highway 81 South of Town, 405.224.1515
|Pauls Valley is located to the south of Newcastle
The Toy and Action Figure Museum
111 S. Chickasaw, 405.238.6300
Tiger Safari Zoological Park
963 County Street 2930, 405.381.WILD(9453)
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