Catoosa, Oklahoma: Blue Whale Team Field Report

Oklahoma 66, Catoosa, OK
North edge of town, on the southbound side of Route 66, about a mile south of the Kerr McClellan River.
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Blue Whale.

Blue Whale
Postcard darling of Route 66, the happy Blue Whale has fared better than its neighbor, the dour Noah's Ark. Report...

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The Blue Whale.

Blue Whale

We stopped on a Wednesday afternoon and there were three food trucks operating and the gift shop was open. Tacos and tamales were great -- we picnicked by the whale.

[Andrea, 06/25/2015]

Blue Whale.

Blue Whale

The Blue Whale is a must-see for any Route 66 buff. I can't imagine that anyone ever swam in the pond, but I guess times were different. There are some nice picnic tables and some kids were fishing when we stopped by in August.

[April N, 12/05/2014]

Blue Whale.

Blue Whale

Definitely worth it. The tamale cart/house next to the Blue Whale is delicious.

[Crystal Morris, 11/23/2014]

Blue Whale.

The Blue Whale

Our GPS couldn't find the posted address, but the Whale is there and worth the trip. If you're lucky the curator (and son of the builder), Blaine Davis, will be there to share the story of his parents, show you around the park behind the locked gates, and take your picture while you're inside the whale. The park is also a nice shady spot for a picnic.

[Cate S., 08/20/2013]

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