Talihina, OK 74571
The Ouachita Mountain Range, located throughout southeastern Oklahoma, is characterized by rolling, rocky terrain and pine-covered hills. The mountains were originally home to the Ouachita Tribe and received their name from the Choctaw language 'ouac' meaning buffalo and 'chito' meaning large. Therefore, the mountains are described as the home of large buffalo, which used to roam the area. The Ouachitas were once a mountain range that rivaled the present-day Rocky Mountains. The Ouachitas were located below sea level until about 300 million years ago when the range emerged. Unlike the majority ...
Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): US-270
On-site Activities: ATVing, Biking, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Watchable Wildlife