Oklahoma designated rose rock (brose) as the official state rock in 1968. These rocks were formed by barite rock crystals during the Permian Age and resemble blooming roses. They are found in only a few rare places around the globe. Barite Rose Rocks can be found in clusters with only two roses to as many as hundreds of roses (some clusters weigh hundreds of pounds).
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A local favorite, Irma's Burger Shack in Oklahoma City has been bringing raised in Oklahoma beef to the table since 2003. The cozy restaurant offers booths, tables and bar seating with a full selection of all your favorite brews. Start each meal out right with fried pickles dipped in ranch or the delicious loaded fries, which are hand-cut fries topped with cheddar, chili, onions, sour cream and jalapenos.
Farms across Oklahoma are throwing open their gates and inviting visitors to enjoy bountiful harvests of ripe berries, sweet peaches, fresh vegetables and more. Return to the farm for a seasonal u-pick experience or head to a farmers market for flavorful fresh produce.