The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

June 17, 2013

Voting open on Little Sahara as 8th Wonder of the World


Enid News and Eagle

WAYNOKA, Okla. — Little Sahara State Park is in the running to become the 8th Wonder of the World.

For hundreds of years, the world’s seven most spectacular natural wonders and man-made structures have been a short list of must-see beauty. The Great Wall of China, the pyramids, Machu Picchu and Taj Mahal, are all examples of this exclusive list. Waynoka Chamber of Commerce has partnered with Woodward Convention and Visitor’s Bureau to nominate Little Sahara State Park in the 8th Wonder of the World competition, put on by www.virtualtour ist.com.

Voting is open now through Sept. 30, and you the public is allowed to vote once per day. Voting takes place online at http://www.virtualtourist.com/8thwonder.  

Juli Bowen, Waynoka Chamber of Commerce president, is excited to be able to showcase one of northwest Oklahoma’s favorite destinations.

“We have unique natural beauty right in our backyard, and not only can you appreciate the visual aesthetic, you can get out and play in it, too,” Bowen said. “It is a rare combination of opportunity to see and experience the natural world, and the world needs to know about it.”

For information about the competition, call Bowen at (405) 833-7919.