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Tucker Tower at Lake Murray

Tucker Tower is located in Ardmore, Oklahoma at Lake Murray State Park and is an icon for southern Oklahoma and beyond. Overlooking the beautiful Lake Murray, it is well worth a visit to experience they sights in and around the tower, as well as the history the location has to offer. This tower was intended as a summer home for Governor Bill Murray and now stands as a lighthouse sentinel many years later. Make sure to stop by next time you visit the lake for a fishing or camping trip!

The Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department has launched a new parking pass program for Oklahoma State Parks. For more information about state parks and how to purchase a parking pass, please click here

1587 Tucker Tower Road
Visit Ardmore, Oklahoma, OK 73401
580-223-2109
  • Monday - Sunday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

There is also an educational exhibit inside the tower which showcases flora and fauna collections. You'll also find many fossils including a 288-pound meteorite and educational programs during the summer. The natural surroundings in Lake Murray State Park are very rustic and picturesque as well.

  • Educational exhibit inside

Explore Nearby

  1. Lake Murray Chapel

    Visit Ardmore, Oklahoma, OK

    Escape to an Intimate Wedding Destination! Lake Murray Chapel was built in the early 60’s as a place for local folks to go to for a relaxing escape. Constructed with community donations, the Chapel has served as a location for multiple events...
    1.8 miles from Tucker Tower at Lake Murray
  2. Lake Murray Riding Stables

    Visit Ardmore, Oklahoma, OK

    Enjoy a Fun-Filled Horseback Ride at Lake Murray! The Lake Murray Riding Stables offers the perfect horse back riding experience for those looking for an adventure as well as a casual ride along beautiful nature trails. Situated in Lake Murray...
    2.2 miles from Tucker Tower at Lake Murray
  3. Lake Murray State Park Golf Course

    Visit Ardmore, Oklahoma, OK

    This 18-hole, par 72 golf course is located in Lake Murray State Park where lodging and cabins are available nearby. With oak trees lining the fairways, minimal water hazards and a breathtaking natural waterfall, it's challenging for all ages and...
    2.8 miles from Tucker Tower at Lake Murray