We drove to the adjacent Alibates Flint Quarries National Monument, which preserves flint quarries used by Native Americans:
To protect the quarries, the park only allows visits to the quarries on a two-hour ranger-guided walk. We decided to skip the tour and instead learn about the site through the park film and the visitor exhibits:
The ranger showed the kids various implements made from parts of a bison. The kids handed in their Junior Ranger workbooks and received their badges:
They also handed in the Lake Meredith National Recreation Area workbooks here:
This site also had workbooks for the National Park Service’s centennial, so the kids completed those workbooks as well:
We continued east and crossed into Oklahoma. This is our first visit to the Sooner State:
See the trip map for today’s drive and our current location.