Tonkawa has a lot to offer to it's visitors.  We have several parks, great restaurants, museums, casinos and hotels.  Come stay with us for a while and enjoy all of the great amenities the little city has to offer!


Tonkawa has an active Chamber of Commerce, Lions Club, numerous civic, social and fraternal groups, nine churches, day care centers, Tonkawa Elementary School, Tonkawa Junior High and High School, and Northern Oklahoma College, a fully accredited North Central Association state junior college.

There is a Council-Manager type government with four (4) Council members, a Mayor and a City Manager. All areas of the City receive 24 hour Police patrol service and fire protection services. Superior ambulance service is manned by EMTs and LIFELINE emergency response system. A rescue vehicle is equipped with "Jaws of Life."


The Tonkawa Public Library and it's staff will, as it's purpose, deliver quality personalized library services to Tonkawa and the surrounding communities. We will do this by providing information, programs and diverse collections through a variety of different formats. Our goal is to help enlighten, inspire and delight people of all ages.


Monday: 10am - 6pm
Tuesday: 10am - 6pm
Wednesday: 12pm - 7pm
Thursday: 10am - 7pm
Friday: 10am - 6pm
Saturday: 10am - 1pm
Sunday: CLOSED


McCarter Museum of Tonkawa History

220 East Grand Avenue
Tonkawa, Oklahoma 74653

Hours of Operation
Tuesday - Saturday
1:00pm - 3:00pm

Or By Appointment

Valorie Buss
(580) 761 7576

Evelyn Cole
(580) 628 2712

A.D. Buck History Museum

1220 E Grand Ave

By Appointment Only
Schedule visit through:
Mrs. Jill Green


If you’re looking for a great time with a wide variety of games, come experience Tonkawa Hotel & Casino on I-35, exit 214. Meet our friendly staff with customer service that can’t be beat. Come enjoy delicious food and tasty drinks. New member benefits and exciting promotions are just some of the many reasons to visit!

Tonkawa Hotel & Casino

16601 W South Ave

(877) 648-2624

Tonkawa Casino 

10700 Allen Dr

(580) 628-2624

Family Park

200 Block of South 10th

Basketball Court, Horseshoe pits, grass Volley Ball court.

Ray See Park

500 Block of South Main

Picnic Shelter House, rock and metal barbecues, new concrete block restrooms, and playgrounds for all ages.

Blinn Memorial Park

700 Block of North Main

Lighted softball field with bleachers, Concession facility with restroom, Lighted Small Gazebo and picnic table, 30 X 40 New Pavilion with picnic tables, horseshoe pits, Splash Pad, Walking Track, Playgrounds for all ages. 

Heart in The Park

6th Street and Grand Ave.

Heart in the Park stands as a permanent installation of interactive public art contribution to the education and heritage of future generations. Join us during the Arts and Humanities Council’s Full Moon Concert series, walk the Labryinth, and howl at the moon!
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