Near Ponca City, the Kaw Lake ORV Area is a small area open to both off-road motorcycle trails riding. The trails are through heavy forest and on sandy soil.
The off-road vehicle (ORV) area at Kaw Lake is located approximately two miles east of Kaw City on Highway 11 near the Sarge Creek recreation area.
It covers approximately 80 acres and is, for the most part, heavily wooded. The area is best suited for small ATVs and dirt bikes and is not open to dune buggies, Jeeps or similar vehicles.
It is located on SR11 opposite the Sarge Creek Cove Recreation Area.
To reach the trailhead from the intersection of Business US 60 and US 77 in Ponca City, go north on US 77 and travel 4.5 miles. Turn right on SR 11 and go about 15 miles. The ORV area will be on the left, across SR 11 from the Sarge Creek Cove Recreation Area.
Open seven days a week, year-round, the ORV area is equipped with a parking lot, vault toilet facilities and potable water. Overnight camping facilities are available at Sarge Creek Cove for $17 per night per unit. Campsites have water and electrical hookups.
Overall, Kaw Lake ORV Area is the 8th most popular dirt bike trail of all 15 dirt biking rides in Oklahoma.