HINTON, Okla. — A town west of Oklahoma City is hoping to take over operating a state park that may face closure.
Hinton officials have submitted a proposal to operate or have another entity operate the Red Rock Canyon State Park. The state and town already have a management agreement that allows Oklahoma to still own the park, the Journal Record reported .
Town officials approached the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation about taking over the park after it was added last year to the state’s list of parks considered for closure.
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