Northwest of McAlester near Scipio, the Scipio Off-Road Riding Park has 10 miles of ATV trails over 1,700 acres. There is plenty of sand, rocks and dense forest.
The trailhead is located about 20 miles northwest of McAlester.
Note: this area should open in mid-2007.
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, Scipio Off-Road Vehicle Area is the 10th most popular ATV riding trail of all 19 ATV trails in Oklahoma.