Hiking The Boardstand Trail

The 8th most popular hiking trail in Oklahoma.

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Southeast of Tulsa and east of Talihina in the Ouachita National Forest, the Boardstand Trail (aka Boardstand Old Military Road) is a 23 mile route open to hiking.

To reach the trailhead from Talihina, head west on US271. Turn right on SR1 briefly to the trailhead.

Overall, Boardstand Trail is the 8th most popular hiking trail of all 9 hikes in Oklahoma. Several of the better hiking trails are nearby Boardstand Trail including Womble Trail System, Ouachita National Trail, Horsetheif Springs Trail, Caney Creek Wilderness, Billy Creek Trail and Ouachita National Recreation 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 Boardstand Trail https://www.trailsource.com/?type=HIKE&id=17336

GPS:  34.7962, -94.9442

Date Published:  5/18/2016

Date Updated:  3/28/2018

ID:  17336

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