Canadian County is located in the heart of Central Oklahoma. Canadian County's history is reflective of the entire state. It has been home to various Indian Tribes, the cattle industry, frontier military experience, land runs and land lotteries, various ethnic settlements, right agriculture and oil & gas production. The county was once part of the Cheyenne and Arapaho reservation. It was opened by the Run of '89 and the Run of '92, and by lottery in 1901. The historic Chisholm Trail passes through the county on the North/South basis. The trail, stretching from Texas to Kansas City is famous for the 10 million cattle, 1 million horses and 35 thousand cowboys that passed through in the 1800's. The name Canadian county comes from early French explorers who named the county for the two rivers which pass through the area, the North Canadian and Canadian. Lake El Reno is a recreation area offering opportunities for water skiing, swimming, boating and fishing. Boat ramps/docks, fishing dock, picnic areas, playground and group facilities on site. Also a remote-control airplane field, disc golf course, skate park and a motorcycle dirt track. The RV park has 20 spaces available with electrical and water hookups. The RV park is in the same area as the 18-hole, Crimson Creek Golf Course, and an on-site restaurant is available.