El Reno is a city of 20,000 people (2019) in the Frontier Country region of Central Oklahoma. El Reno is one of few cities in Oklahoma to have a streetcar in operation in the downtown area.

The city was begun shortly after the 1889 land rush. "El Reno" is Spanish for "the reindeer", but the city was named for the nearby Fort Reno.

Get inEdit

It lies about 25 miles (40 km) west of downtown Oklahoma City.

Get aroundEdit

  • Heritage Express Trolley. Runs from Heritage park through downtown Wednesday though Sunday.



  • Fried Onion Burger Day (downtown), +1 405 262-8888. Annual weekend festival that features the World's Largest Fried Onion Hamburger, called The Big Burger. Music, games, classic cars, and plenty of fried-onion burgers. In early May each year.


  • Al's Nostalgia Station, 117 S. Bickford, +1 405 262-1957. Restored soda fountain and collectibles.
  • Old Opera House Antiques, 110 North Bickford, +1 405 262-4311.
  • Old Town Trading Post, 514 W. Wade St, +1 405 262-1308.
  • Route 66 Antique Mall, 1629 East Highway 66, +1 405 262-9366.







Go nextEdit

Routes through El Reno
AmarilloWeatherford  W   E  YukonOklahoma City
EnidKingfisher  N   S  → Jct   EChickasha
LiberalWatonga  W   E  YukonOklahoma City
AmarilloWeatherford  W   E  YukonOklahoma City

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