Visiting Marlow


Escape the big city bustle with the convenient and quaint small-town shopping experience in Marlow. From downtown antique shops and boutiques, to big-city style savings and selection of clothing, shoe and gift stores throughout town. Marlow has something for every shopping taste.

Redbud Park:

300 N. Elm Street. Includes a performance stage, pavilion, The Hideout playground, historic Redbud Chapel, Redbud Community Center, eight horseshoe pits, picnic areas, the Creekwalk trail, Marlow Brothers monument, Chisholm Trail history, and the Redbud Splashpad. Redbud Park is also home to the Old Fashioned Fourth of July festivities.

Redbud Splashpad:

300 N. Elm Street. The 3,500 square foot facility is open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily from the Friday before Memorial Day through September.

Miller Park:

1307 Park Avenue. Includes two pavilions, a one-mile walking trail, municipal swimming pool and fishing.  Call City Hall for more information. (580) 658-5401

Eddie Palmer Park:

1113 N. 9th Street. Includes five baseball fields. Home of the Marlow Community Baseball League.

Southwest Park:

1503 S. Glendon. Includes softball fields. Home of the Marlow High School softball team.

Garland Smith Public Library:
The National Guard Armory, built in 1936, was remodeled to house the public library in 2014. The library, named after a long-time member of the local Friends of the Library organization, features a large children's area, computers for patron use and 40,000 books and periodicals.

The Marlow Museum:

View and interact with the history of our city. Dozens of exhibits depict the rich traditions of families, businesses, and recreation of a community founded by Old West settlers on Wildhorse Creek. Operated by the Marlow Chamber of Commerce.
Call 580-658-2212 for more information. Located at 127 W. Main – inside Marlow Mercantile.

The Marlow Brothers Monument:

Corner of State Highway 29 (Main St.) and Elm Street. Located in Redbud Park, a community-driven granite stone tells the heroic, yet tragic story of the community’s namesake family. It is a story that has been retold in story, song and on the big screen. For more information contact the Chamber of Commerce at 580-658-2212.

Redbud Chapel:

303 E. Main Street. Marlow’s original Catholic Church, built prior to statehood, now welcomes visitors to Redbud Park, and hosts several weddings each year. The Chapel is available for rental. Call 580-658-5401 for more information.

Redbud Community Center:

300 N. Elm Street. Located at Redbud Park, the community center serves as a hub from the senior nutrition program, and is a perfect location for family reunions and other types of meetings. Call 658-658-5401 for rental information.

Lake J.W. Taylor:

Located 9 miles north of Marlow, this city-owned lake features 7 miles of shoreline, and fishing for saugeye, perch, and carp. 20 campsites surround this picturesque 227-acre lake, which also includes 30 homestead cabinsites.

Generations Golf Course:

This privately-owned, 18-hole course, is a challenge to all skill levels and is open to the public.

Other area lakes:

Hunting, fishing and boating can also be enjoyed at several area lakes within a short driving distance.