• Lace up your hiking boots and uncover breathtaking scenery on Oklahoma's extensive network of trails.

    Photo by: David McNeese/Oklahoma Tourism

  • The Black Mesa Nature Preserve near Kenton offers a hike to Oklahoma's highest elevation.

    Photo by: Oklahoma Tourism

  • Boiling Springs State Park

    Photo by: John Jernigan/Oklahoma Tourism


Hit the trails and hike Oklahoma to get a sense of our state’s diverse terrain and outdoor wonders. Whether you’re an expert hiker or just enjoy recreational hiking trails, Oklahoma offers outdoor recreation areas for every skill level. Oklahoma’s state parks offer thousands of miles of hiking trails amidst towering pines, along rocky ridges and across wide open prairie lands.

Go hiking among the granite boulders of the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge where a variety of trails, from strenuous to beginner, lead you to the summit of peaks with names like Crab Eyes, Sunset Peak and Elk Mountain. Or, visit southeast Oklahoma where you can explore wetland habitats and follow hiking trails through mystical Cypress swamps. Try hiking in watchable wildlife areas where you can spot everything from birds to bison across Oklahoma.

We’re here to help you find hiking trails through your favorite types of outdoor areas whether you prefer woodlands, wildflower meadows or trekking along rippling creeks. Lace up your hiking boots, grab a water bottle and point your compass in any direction for Oklahoma hiking adventures.

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