Horsetheif Springs Trail For Mountain Biking

The 8th most popular mountain bike trail in Oklahoma.

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Southeast of Tulsa and northwest of Big Cedar in the Ouachita National Forest, the 11.2 mile Horsetheif Springs Trail mountain bike loop ascends scenic Winding Stair Mountain into dense stands of oak.

To reach mountain biking at the Horsethief Springs Picnic Area trailhead from Heavener, start at the intersection of US59 and US270. Proceed south on US59 for 15.5 miles. Turn right on US 259 and travel 4.5 miles. Take a right on SR 1 and go about 6 miles to the Horsethief Springs Picnic Area.

Overall, Horsetheif Springs Trail is the 8th most popular mountain bike trail of all 9 mountain biking rides in Oklahoma. Several of the better mountain bike trails are nearby Horsetheif Springs Trail including Womble Trail, Buffalo Gap Mountain Bike Route, Ouachita National Recreation Trail, Bear Creek Trail System, Billy Creek Trail and Ouachita National Forest.


Local Contact(s):  Ouachita National Forest (501) 321-5202; Ouachita Trail Guide from Ernst Wilderness (800) 838-4453.

Best Season:  Apr - Oct

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  NFS Winding Stair Campground; NFS Billy Creek Campground

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

Breakfast Restaurant:  Mount Ida Cafe

Reference Source:  click here

Article Source:   Best Horsetheif Springs Trail Mountain Biking Review

GPS:  34.739, -94.7322

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  3/28/2018

ID:  17330

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