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Gloss Mountain State Park, Fairview

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Glass Mountains State Park (also called Gloss Mountain State Park) is an Oklahoma state park located in Major County, Oklahoma, near the city of Fairview, Oklahoma. A recreational-educational park that is accessible 365 days a year for hiking and picnicking, from sunrise to sunset. There are no campsites or other overnight accommodations in the park. Facilities include a restroom, pavilions, picnic areas, grills, public water supply, handicap trail to historical marker, and a hiking trail from base parking lot to the top of Cathedral Mountain and across the mesa to view the valley floor and Lone Peak Mountain. Points of interest include land geography, geological formations, Selenite gypsum, scenery and wildlife. This range is also known as the Glass Mountains.
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  • We stayed in Fairview, OK and traveled to Gloss Mountain a few times. It is semi wild but not hard to get to. There are stairs going up but it is hard work. Take water and take your time!  more »
  • These aren't really mountains but they look like it since the surrounding area is flatter rolling hills. They "sparkle" in the right type of light due to the minerals. A few trails, picnic area and...  more »
  • This place is gorgeous, especially if you come from a flat area where mountains are rare. The only reason this didn't give it 5 stars is because there is stairs almost to the top, but if you want to make it to the peak, you gotta climb. It's an easy climb but might present an issue for some people. In all, a great experience.
  • Gloss Mountain state park is a beautiful mountain. They have stairs to climb up the mountain. But you need to wear closed toed shoes to climb up the stairs. Wearing open toed shoes will make it difficult to climb up the mountain. There are snakes around so need to pay attention to it. The views from the mountain top is very nice.

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