West of Tulsa around Keystone Lake, the Appalachia Bay ORV Area has sandy trails open to ATV riding over 600 acres. The trails range from beach to forest.
The trailhead is located at 23115 W. Wekiwa Road in Sand Springs.
a.. From Tulsa take US-412 west past Sand Springs.
b.. Just across bridge exit at Appalachia Bay/Washington Irving.
c.. Turn right then right again to cross over highway.
d.. Turn left and follow road to recreation area.
e.. The gate to the ORV area is just past the entrance on your left.
The terrain is sandy and ranges from open beaches to wooded trails. Moderate elevation changes keep the wooded areas interesting and a large circuit of sandy trails meander through briars taller then an elephants eye.
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, Appalachia Bay ORV Area is the 7th most popular ATV riding trail of all 19 ATV trails in Oklahoma.