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Talimena State Park
Talimena State Park marks the Oklahoma entrance to the Talimena National Scenic Drive, a winding road through the Winding Stair Mountains that is known for spectacular spring and fall foliage. Hiking and backpacking trails throughout the Ouachita National Forest begin at Talimena State Park and offer a wide range of scenic, wooded terrain. Dirt bikes and ATVs are permitted in the park as an entrance point to the national forest lands. Talimena State Park offers facilities for picnics and camping including a pavilion, tables, 10 RV sites with 30 amp electricity and water hookups, seven designated tent campsites with pads and many other available areas suitable for tents, fire rings, a playground, hiking trails and a comfort station with showers. A small gift shop is also located on-site. Honor system reservations for campsites are accepted by calling the park office.
**NOTE** Ouachita National Forest Motorized Routes have been implemented for off-road vehicles. Downloadable maps are available online at http://www.fs.usda.gov/ouachita. Free maps may also be picked up at Talimena State Park or at the Forest Service office located three miles south of the park on Highway 271. Please call for updated hours. Visitors will be required to stay on designated routes, so visitors are highly encouraged to have a map prior to arrival.
***NOTICE*** Due to winterization at Talimena State Park, one comfort station will remain open. RV camping and utilities will remain available.
Tent sites: $14
RV sites with electric & water hookups: $22
Premium sites: Additional $5
Pavilion rental (includes water, electric, extra large grills and six tables): $45 per day
Cash, checks and cards accepted. While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.
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