Robber's Cave: Outlaw Hideout
Robber's Cave State Park is located in the hills of the Sans Bois Mountains in southeast Oklahoma. It covers 8,264 acres and contains 3 lakes: Coon Creek Lake, Lake Carlton, and Lake Wayne Wallace. The site became famous after outlaws like Belle Starr and Jesse James used the caves there to hide from authorities in the late 1800s. The park was also once a hunting ground for indigenous tribes and was explored by French expeditions.
Backstory and Context
In conclusion, Robber's Cave State Park is a place filled with opportunities and activities for people of all ages. Whether it be hiking, canoeing or kayaking, fishing, or visiting the former hideout of famous outlaws, the park has something for everyone. The historical background of the park sets it apart from most and gives a compelling reason to visit the beautiful landscapes of Southeastern Oklahoma.
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