Nation's First ShelterbeltWPA Site No. 1 Planted March 18, 1939By WPA and CCC WorkersPartial Renovation 1984 By Okla. Forestry Div. and SCSPartial Renovation 1994 by AmeriCorps (Environment)
"Nation's First Shelterbelt" is 5 miles east and 1 mile north of the "First Shelterbelt in the United States" marker located on U.S. 238 north of Mangum, Oklahoma. (Road to Shelter Belt/Lake Creek not on Oklahoma State Highway Map. Its the road right next to "First Shelterbelt in the United States" marker.) The Shelterbelt is 1 mile north of Lake Creek monument.
From Mangum, go north on Highway 34 for 11 miles, then east for 5 miles, then 1 mile north.From Granite: Go north on highway 6 for 5 miles, then west 2 miles, then 1 mile north.