Minnetonka Store Spotlight: Cherokee Trading Post in El Reno, Oklahoma
This week we are happy to spotlight Minnetonka retailer, Cherokee Trading Post of El Reno Oklahoma.
The Cherokee Trading Post is a family owned and operated business that began on Rt. 66 in 1958, and relocated in 1963 to its current location at I-40 exit 108 fifteen miles west of El Reno, Oklahoma. This unique store was envisioned and built by J.P. and Jo Ella Wilson, and is currently operated and owned by their daughter Sheri Wheeler and husband Ronnie.
What’s your Minnetonka story?
Our unique store has been carrying Minnetonka Moccasins since January 1, 1969. We’ve made thousands of customers happy with the quality and selection that Minnetonka Moccasin provides. We carry a full line of moccasins to accommodate a wide variety of our customers needs and tastes. Also, you can also special order any Minnetonka style and have them shipped to your door by ordering off our website cherokeetrade.com.
What is the most popular Minnetonka style at Cherokee Trading Post?
Our most popular moccasin style over the past 43 years has been the Classic Fringe Boot! So many of our customers seem to have worn this style as a child or teenager and now want their children to have a pair as well. A continued family tradition!
What are a few of your favorite “must see” destinations when visiting the El Reno area?
Our complex has a KOA Kampground and Cherokee Restaurant, home of the famous buffalo burger. Red Rock Canyon and Roman Nose State Park are close by, offering numerous outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, biking, camping, horseback riding and golf. The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum and Cowboy Hall of Fame are a short drive away and they offer a unique view into Oklahoma’s rich and diverse history.