Located in the US, the hiking in Oklahoma offers more than a half-dozen beautiful hikes and backpacking trails. The best Oklahoma hiking based on popularity are considered to be Beavers Bend State Park, Roman Nose State Park, Wichita Mountains, Horsetheif Springs Trail, and Lake McMurtry. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Oklahoma hiking trail below.
North of Watonga in the Roman Nose State Park, the 10 mile Roman Nose Trail is a hiking path around Watonga Lake under the 150 feet gypsum bluffs of the Gyp Hills. Along the trail, there is a total of 1,000 feet of elevation gain.
North of Broken Bow in the Ouachita Mountains, the Beaver Bend State Park has 30 miles of hiking trails through rolling hills and hardwood forests adjacent to Broken Bow Lake. The popular David Boren Trail is a 16 mile route wandering along ridge tops and through creek bottoms amongst tall timber stands.
West of Tulsa and Stillwater, the Lake McMurtry area has a hiking trail network totaling 27 miles. The trails are well marked and not too steep, with lots of long sloping switch-backs on the banks of the lake. Bring bug-spray if going between April and September. Trails are not used much in summer months.