Start your journey to health at one of these state park and city trails across Oklahoma.
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Getting heart healthy is just a step away with this handy list of state park and city trails across the state. Nearly a third of Oklahoma State Parks offer an official Heart Healthy Trail, which is classified as a paved trail or nature/hiking trail that is of easy to moderate difficulty and marked by Heart Healthy Trail signs at 1/4 mile intervals. Take a look at the list below and remember - the journey of a thousand miles begins with one step!
The Raptor’s Roost Trail is an easy-to-walk, 0.40 mile trail that begins near the park office and ends at the northwest corner of the parking lot west of the park office and picnic shelter.
The Nature Trail is a 0.55 mile one-way trail that takes visitors along the shores of Grand Lake. Along the trail are two wildlife viewing areas, both with watch towers. Much of the trail is paved, and a wildflower plot is also located along the trail.
The Scout Trail, which has a one-way distance of 0.83 mile, begins at the northern tip of Shaul Lake and takes guests through the park’s best flora and fauna.
This park’s Heart Healthy Trail is a paved 0.40 mile, one way trail that takes hikers along the shores of beautiful Tom Steed Reservoir.
An easy-to-walk portion of the Nathan Boone Trail will take guests along a 0.30 mile, one way walk from the trailhead to the turn-around across from Coon Hollow Road.
Three segments of the Western Oaks Trail are designated as this park’s Heart Healthy Trail. Periodically, portions of this trail are under water or are too wet to cross, so please use caution.
Walk along the 0.88 mile, one way Great Western Trail, which connects Cottonwood Campground to the Cedar Point Area.
The park offers a paved, one mile trail that takes visitors from the lodge and cabin area to the park office and fishing pier.
A paved portion of the Running Deer Trail offers an easy 0.50 mile down and back hike.
Two different portions of the Hog Creek Trail make up this park’s Heart Healthy Trail. The western leg of the trail extends from Alameda Drive to the Hog Creek Campground and is 1.13 miles in one direction. The eastern leg of the trail extends from the corner of Alameda Drive and Indian Point Road to the Hickory Hill Area ad is 1.03 miles in one direction.
The ADA-compliant, paved trail just south of Wards Campground will take guests along an easy 0.40 mile loop around Lake Wister.
The Three Springs Loop Trail connects the picnic area with Big and Middle Springs and the CCC pavilion. The trail is easy to walk and has a one-way distance of 0.25 mile.