The Honor Heights Park Gardens
Muskogee's Honor Heights Park is also home to the annual Azalea Festival each April and Symphony in the Park in June. Other facilities include an amphitheater, tennis courts, swimming pool, paddle boats, water splash pad, picnic areas, playground, ball field and the Five Civilized Tribes Museum, which is located in the southeast corner of the park. A gift shop and snack bar are open seasonally.
Honor Heights Park is Muskogee's number one tourism attraction. Anyone who has visited the park during either the Azalea Festival or the Garden of Lights knows these attractions bring visitors to Muskogee from all over the region. The Papilion Gardens and Butterfly House attracts groups of all ages throughout the spring and summer months for daily butterfly viewing (weather permitting), special events and private rentals.
The education center provides space for seminars, special events, school groups, summer camps, and lecture series. The glass Garden Room overlooking the event lawn and gardens is a great venue for for weddings, corporate events, or private parties. The outdoor gardens exhibit colorful and unusual plants, themed raised beds, artwork, and butterfly attracting flora.