Hiking The Ouachita National Recreation Trail

The 7th most popular hiking trail in Oklahoma.

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Southeast of Tulsa and north of Big Cedar in the Ouachita National Forest, the Ouachita National Recreation Trail is a 192 mile route open to hiking.

Overall, Ouachita National Recreation Trail is the 7th most popular hiking trail of all 9 hikes in Oklahoma. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Ouachita National Recreation Trail including Womble Trail System, Ouachita National Trail, Horsetheif Springs Trail, Caney Creek Wilderness, Billy Creek Trail and Boardstand Trail.


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

Recommended Book:  "Oklahoma Hiking Trails" from Kent Frates

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 https://www.fs.usda.gov/ouachita

Article Source:   Hiking The Ouachita National Recreation Trail https://www.trailsource.com/?type=HIKE&id=17335

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  3/28/2018

ID:  17335

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