THINGS TO DO:
Lake Coldwater: Camping, boating, fishing, swimming
Gypsum Hills Scenic Byway: 42 miles of rolling hills, mesas, canyons and buttes. Take U.S. Highway 160 east from Coldwater toward Medicine Lodge, and follow the signs.
Chief Theatre: Historic movie theatre located in downtown Coldwater with first-run movies showing every weekend.
Stan Herd Art Gallery: Located at the Protection Library on N. Broadway. See original art work by Stan Herd, internationally reknown environmental artist. A bas relief of one of
his mural’s accents the front of the library. The gallery is filled with Stan's paintings, photos of some of his field art and murals, and other colorful tidbits and scrapbooks.
Comanche County Historical Museum: A great place to learn about the area's rich and fascinating heritage! Located at 105 W. Main in Coldwater. Call 582-2108 for hours.
Libraries: All three towns have great libraries!
- Coldwater Library - Main Street
- Protection Library - Broadway
- Wilmore Library - Railroad Avenue
Swimming Pools: Located in Protection and Coldwater (open to the public).
Wade-A-While Park: A wonderful, quiet oasis for picnicking and/or fishing just outside of Wilmore. Watch for the park sign as you drive through Wilmore.
- Protection City Park on N. Broadway
- Coldwater City Park at First Street & Frisco
- Big Toy Park at Boston & Maple in Coldwater
- Centennial Park in Wilmore
Comanche County Farmer's Market: Each Saturday - Memorial Weekend to Labor Day Weekend - 8am to 11am