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Calumet, Oklahoma: Cherokee Trading Post Indian Statue

A big fiberglass Indian with a tomahawk stands a lonely vigil outside a truck stop and store offering rubber tom-toms and souvenir shot glasses. Trading Post operating since 1958.

Historic Route 66, Calumet, OK
I-40 exit 108, northeast side.
Daily 7 am - 10 pm. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Cherokee Trading Post Indian Statue.

Cherokee Trading Post Indian Statue

Just visited here (March 2023). Great area to stretch your legs and get something to eat or a roadside souvenir. The Cherokee Indian statue is still looking good!

[Mike Larson, 03/19/2023]

Cherokee Trading Post Indian statue.

Cherokee Trading Post Indian Statue

We had a great time here! The kids loved running all over the lawn -- it was a nice break from the road. The trading post was a really fun store to look through, and we got a few souvenirs. Still has live buffalo.

We also drove by the Muffler Man across the highway, but this stop was much better!

[Ashlee, 06/06/2019]

Cherokee Indian statue.

Cherokee Trading Post

Wonderful place to find all kind of goodies to take back home, with a great staff. My husband and I enjoyed the large mural wall and the Big Chief.

[Mrs. Daisy Leonard, 07/22/2017]

Indian statue.

Giant Fiberglass Indian

Truck stop, very nice gift shop, Indian crafts, restaurant, etc. along Interstate 40 about halfway across Oklahoma.

[Stephen Schiavo, 05/11/2006]
Cherokee Trading Post

We stopped here for breakfast on our drive home. As we were driving on Rt. 40 we saw that the front of the building had large painted plywood Indian chief on the front of the facade and a painted fiberglass Indian chief about the size of a muffler man under the sign facing the highway. The inside was rustic and old west-like, and obviously catered to truckers. The food was okay. Afterwards we went outside and walked to the field beside the restaurant to look at the live buffalo.

[Brandy Naugle, 12/07/2005]

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The Beacon of Hope, Oklahoma City, OK - 41 mi.

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