GLOSS MOUNTAIN STATE PARK
A recreational-educational park that is accessible for hiking and picnicking from sunrise to sunset. Facilities include a restroom, pavilions, picnic areas, grills, public water supply, handicap trail to historical marker, and a hiking trail from base parking lot to the top of Cathedral Mountain and across the mesa to view the valley floor and Lone Peak Mountain. Points of interest include land geography, geological formations, Selenite gypsum, scenery and wildlife. This range is also known as the Glass Mountains.
Located in Major County, Oklahoma, the park is named after its selenite gypsum content that gives it a shiny appearance. The area was designated as a state park by the State of Oklahoma in 1999. It spans over 640 acres and features unique red mesas with high mineral contents. Known for hiking trails offering panoramic views, this site attracts nature enthusiasts from around the world.