Crosstimbers Riding Area For ATV Riding

The MOST popular all terrain vehicle trail in Oklahoma.

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Southeast of Oklahoma City, the Crosstimbers Riding Area (aka Draper Lake ORV Area) has miles of sandy trails winding through forest and around the lake.

To reach the trailhead from the intersection of I-240 and I-35 south of Oklahoma City, head east on I-240. Travel 4 miles to exit 8, head south on Sooner Rd. for almost 3 miles. Go left (east ) on 119th St and travel 3 miles. Take a right on E. Stanley Draper Dr. and go almost 1 mile to parking and campground on right.

Note: A permit is required for all riders and passengers. Permits are available at the Lake Draper Marina & AJAX Kawasaki.

Map Legend:

Green Trail - 7 miles. DIRT and ATV.

Red Trail - 12 miles.

Grass Track - 3 miles.

Blue Trail - 14 miles. DIRT only.

Registration of OHVs (ATVs) is not required in Oklahoma, and there is no minimum age for riding such. Muffler and spark arrestors are required on State and Federal land and the OHV must be equipped with headlights for night riding. On-road use is prohibited with certain exceptions, notably riding on unpaved National Forest system roads.

Overall, Crosstimbers Riding Area is the 1st most popular ATV riding trail of all 19 ATV trails in Oklahoma. Several of the better atv trails are nearby Crosstimbers Riding Area including Little Sahara State Park, Pear Orchard Motorcycle Use Area, Stillwater Cycle Park, Eagles Roost ATV Area, Big Red Off Road Park and Cross Bar Ranch.


Local Contact(s):  Trail Status Hotline (405) 945-1938; Lake Stanley Draper (405) 794- 5010.

Recommended Book:  "ATV Trails: Offroad" from Mud Mountain

Best Season:  Apr - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Crosstimbers Campground; NFS Ceder Lake Campground

Luxury Loding:  Queen Wilhelmina State Park Lodge (501) 394-2863

Breakfast Restaurant:  Mount Ida Cafe

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Crosstimbers Riding Area ATV Trails Review

GPS:  35.34, -97.3685

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  7/19/2016

ID:  12796

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