It features tropical-themed waterslides, interactive "Kiddie Park," Lazy River floating stream, and Tidal Wave pool. Open during summer months; call ahead to confirm hours. Admission charge. 1000 Central Freeway East. www.castawaycovewaterpark.com
This is the historic home of community leader, Frank Kell. Its original 19th-century furnishings include a player baby grand piano, hand-stenciled decorations and changing exhibits. Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Mon.-Tue. and Thu.-Fri. 900 Bluff St. www.wichita-heritage.org
The center was originally built as a public library in 1917 by Joseph Kemp as a gift for his wife. It includes permanent and rotating exhibits. The Art on the Green garden features permanent and changing sculptures. Tours are available. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. 1...
Recreation areas include Lake Arrowhead State Park and West Arrowhead Park (940/761-7491). Parks offer swimming, fishing, picnicking and camping. Boaters, call ahead for lake levels. About 14 miles southeast of Wichita Falls.
On gently rolling open plains, this 16,400-acre lake brings an influx of anglers, boaters and swimmers. Includes campsites, boat ramp, an 18-hole disc golf course, trails, and an active prairie dog town. Admission charge. About 15 miles south of Wichita Falls via U.S. 281 south, F.M. 1954 east....
A City of Wichita Falls reservoir. Campsites, boating and fishing available. Call ahead about water levels. About 48 miles southwest of Wichita Falls off U.S. 183/283. .
This 1919 building was built, according to legend, as a result of stock fraud. It is said that the architect presented the plans in square inches instead of feet. When completed, the building measured 10 feet wide, 18 feet deep and 30 feet tall. 511 Seventh St. at La Salle.
Displays feature petroleum, Western heritage, more than 500 hats and a large military collection. Auxiliary site: rare Curtis JN4 aircraft ("Jenny") from World War I in flying condition at Call Field Memorial Museum. Open 10 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat. 720 Indiana. ww...
A collection of vintage rail cars, includes MK and T diesel switch engine, Texas and Pacific Pullman car, World War II troop sleepers, Fort Worth and Denver baggage car and post office car and a Burlington coach "Silver Falls." Open 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. 500 Ninth St. www.wfrrm.com
This environmental education center features a wetland pond, bird habitat and a one-mile interpretive nature trail. One-half mile of the nature trail is wheelchair-accessible. Open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. and noon-4 p.m. Sun. Admission charge. www.riverbendnaturecenter.org
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