Mountains Trails – Southeast Oklahoma Sponsored by Peckerwood Knob
Cabins. The best ATV trails in Oklahoma can be found just outside the
door of Peckerwood Knob Cabins. They’re accessible. They’re scenic, and
there are miles and miles and miles of them. They’re located in SE
Oklahoma: Dallas, 4 hours; OKC, 4 hours; Tulsa, 3 ˝ hours; Little Rock,
AR, 3 hours. You can go from Peckerwood Knob east all the way to Zafra
before you find pavement again – about 25 miles. Or you can go west to
Honobia – about 25 miles. Or you can go south onto Cucumber Creek Nature
Preserve. And that doesn’t count side tracks to Muse, or down Beech
Creek Road to Highway 63, or to Ben Patterson Road toward Big Cedar, or
to the headwaters of Cucumber Creek, etc.
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Peckerwood Knob Cabins
Ride miles and
miles on the ridge of Kiamichi Mountain. The view from the top is
fabulous . . . both toward the north and the south. Visit the old Forest
Service fire tower
and the ruins of its homestead. Bring your own ATVs.
You won’t run out of places to go while you visit us at Peckerwood Knob
Cabins. ATV Trails All accessible from eckerwood Knob Cabins leaving on
ATVs from cabins. No need to trailer.
Leads to and follows creeks that form headwaters of Cucumber Creek.
Eventually leads to Cucumber Nature Conservancy, translated for the
What? Very pleasant mossy creek banks, islands, creek
Difficulty? A combination of smooth, bumpy, steep and rough.
Some places overgrown.
Varies depending on trails or loops taken.
Kiamichi Ridge Road – East
Ride the ridge of the mountain east to Pigeon Creek or Beech Creek
National Scenic Area and Beech Creek Botanical Area, translated for
the common man, more woods”.
views from several beautiful high-tops. A few scattered
electricity-free homesteads. Pine and hardwood forests. All remote
areas. Eventual drop
from mountain tops to creeks.
Creek Road – You can drop off the ridge road to the north and
drive all the way to highway 63 on Pigeon Creek Road.
Creek – You can follow the ridge road to drive the border of the
Beech Creek National Scenic Area and Botanical Area. This way
goes all the way to Zafra, OK where you tie back into
Difficulty? Mostly bumpy.
To Beech Creek border? 10 miles To Zafra? 24 miles To Pigeon
Creek Road? 12 miles From Ridge Road to Highway 63 – 4 miles
Kiamichi Ridge Road – West
Ride the ridge of the mountain west to the old fire tower or
eventually to Honobia, OK
This road follows the ridge of the mountain west and provides
terrific views. Visit the site of the old fire tower and its
Imagine yourself living the life of a remote fire
observer. Follow the
trail all the way to Honobia, where you tie
back into pavement.
Difficulty? Smooth to mostly bumpy.
To fire tower? 8 miles To pavement in Honobia direction? 25miles Big
Leaves Kiamichi Ridge Road West near entry from Peckerwood Knob
Cabins and drops off the ridge to the north. Ties in with Ben
Patterson Road in Big Cedar near the Kiamichi River. Then loops off
to the west.
Great views from top and all the way down. Ties in with
“civilization” at Ben Patterson Road or go west for more forests and
To Ben Patterson Road? 5 miles The west loop? 6 miles Muse
Trail: Where? Leaves Kiamichi Ridge Road and follows Little
Road to Kiamichi River at Muse, OK.
Typical wonderful mountain views from top. See Kiamichi River.
Access to Muse community in case of emergency.
From access point on Kiamichi Ridge Road to Little Mountain Road
– 6 ˝ miles From Kiamichi Ridge Road to Kiamichi River – 5 miles
This area has hosted a couple of OCCRA
events and sounds like alot of fun. According to OCCRA "..it is located
on rolling hills with several elevation changes, a couple of creek
crossings, lots of trees, sand, and even a 1.5 mile nationals-type
motocross course. This course has double and triple jumps that are not
for the faint of heart and in full view of the spectators in the parking
area. When you are on the straights (and on the gas) you'll wish you had
at least one more gear. The soil consists of sandy shale and loam. This
course is open to the public for a daily fee and simply cannot get
Located about 3 miles south of US-62 between Anadarko and Chickasha. For
more information contact Sean Mills at (405) 830-7007
Anadarko! Thank you for taking the time to explore
our city. Anadarko is the county seat of Caddo
County, located in the beautiful Washita River
Valley in southwest Oklahoma. It was founded in 1901
and has a population of approximately 6,500 people.
It is home to the only authentic Indian City in the
Rich in Native American heritage, Anadarko has been
billed as the Indian Capital of the Nation. With
seven tribes in a 30-mile radius, dancing, arts and
crafts exhibits and pow-wow celebrations are dynamic
parts of the area's cultural life. The American
Indian Exposition is a week-long tradition held in
Enjoy an outdoor guided tour of seven Plains Indian
villages with artifacts and a museum at Indian City,
USA. A tour of the authentic villages is a treat for
everyone interested in Native American life.
Art galleries in Anadarko feature works by
nationally known Oklahoma artists and document the
area's Native American heritage through their
lasting creativity. Don't miss a stop at the
Southern Plains Indian Museum and Oklahoma Indian
Arts and Crafts Cooperative during your visit.
History buffs will enjoy the National Hall of Fame
for Famous American Indians.
The Anadarko Post Office features sixteen murals
that depict scenes of nineteenth century activities
of the Southern Plains Indians. The murals are by
internationally known artist Stephen Mopope, one of
the "Kiowa Five".
Enjoy regional antiques and an early day physician's
office and parlor at the Anadarko Philomathic
Pioneer Museum. Located in the old Rock Island
Depot, the museum preserves
railroad memorabilia and
Indian artifacts plus the history of our citizen's
The holiday season offers an outstanding light
display in Randlett Park. Drive along the river and
enjoy Holiday Celebration.
Historic downtown has over 100 buildings on the
National Register of Historic Places. Sidewalk
pavers display an Indian mosaic design of teepee,
fire and arrows, representing home,
protection of the home respectively.
A wide variety of restaurants, shops and antique
stores will make your visit to Anadarko a trip to
For more information visit the Anadarko Chamber of
www.anadarko.org or 405-247-6651.
Located west of Tulsa on Keystone Lake,
this 600 acre area is maintained by the Corps of Engineers. Many of the
locals refer to this area as Motorcycle Island. A few years ago the
Corps built a high roadbed leading to the area so it's really just
Motorcycle Peninsula nowadays. However, if the water level rises above
735 ft. it's an island again. The terrain is sandy and ranges from open beaches to wooded trails.
Moderate elevation changes keep the wooded areas interesting and a large
circuit of sandy trails meander through briars taller then an elephant's
White Water Park is another riding area on Keystone, it is located right
next to the dam. It is only about 80 acres, mostly sand and closed while
bald eagles visit the area.
For more information contact the Keystone Project Office at Rt. 1 Box
100, Sand Springs, OK 74063 (918) 865-2621
Donelson's Ascot Park is a
motocross track on the Oklahoma-Arkansas border near I-40. Considered by
many to be an "easy cross" style track they feature races on most
Saturday nights with pro classes, vintage, contingencies and door
prizes. From I-40 take exit no. 330 and turn south, the track is about
three miles down on the east side of the road.
Contact Michael at (501) 474-1561 for more.
This 520-acre park
in the panhandle region offers dune buggy riding on 300 acres of
sand hills, fishing, hiking and bicycle trails, playground
two campgrounds with water and electric hookups (one at lake, and
other for ORVers). Total of 15 RV sites and 10 tent sites. Other
facilities include picnic areas, horseshoes, basketball and
volleyball courts, playground, pavilion, showers and dump station.
Campground is located next to Beaver Lake (approximately 15 acres,
stocked with largemouth
bass, channel cat, and perch) and has 7
water and electric sites and 10 tent sites. Also located in
Hackberry Bend is a one room primitive cabin
which sleeps 4 and can
be reserved. Pioneer Campground is located adjacent to the ORV area.
This campground has 13 water and electric sites
with direct access
to the dunes. Both campgrounds have a comfort station with hot
showers. Dump station located at Hackberry Bend
campground have handicap accessibility. Another area of the park is
Big Sandy picnic area. This area has a sand volleyball
basketball goal, horseshoe pits, playground, nature trail, and 2 reservable shelters. 1 mile N of Beaver on Hwy 270 Beaver, OKUS&cid=lfmaplink2&name=&dtype=s">Map of Beaver, OK US
Located in the beautiful
Kiamichi Mountains, the first thing you'll notice about the
area is the pace. Life moves a little slower here in these
mountains. You can take time to enjoy every minute of every
day totally free from the traffic, crowds and commercialism
so common with today's lifestyle.
Add ATV riding to "great
places to ride or hike". We allow ATV riding along with
Horse back riding- Fall is a wonderful time to visit
Tickled Pink Resort! The trees are starting to changes
colors and the weather is wonderful!
southeastern Oklahoma this is mostly open timber land that is
owned by the Weyerhauser Co. There are hundreds of miles of
connecting roads that range from pig trails to hard packed
gravel, between these are all types of trails. Terrain ranges
from mountains to muddy bottoms. From Broken Bow take Highway
For the latest information on access and maps of this area
contact the Weyerhauser Company at (580) 981-2211 or (580)
Clayton Off Road Trails
Surrounding area Clayton, OK
Forest filled with off-road trails suited for every
vehicle type. Public and private 4x4 areas offer enough trails to
last for several weeks of wheeling.
Some of the
best four wheeling areas in the country are available around the
or 580-369-0980 or
Davis, Ok in Arbuckle Mountains
The area on the ranch
designated for ATV/Motorcycle activities consists of
2,800 acres located in the northern portion of the
property. The Cross Bar Ranch currently offers the
largest acreage dedicated entirely to ATV/Motorcycle
riding in the state of Oklahoma. Consult the
Page to view the existing riding area.
Ranch closed for Deer Season: October 21 - October
November 18 - December 4 - Ranch is also closed on
Christmas Day & New Year's Day
6,500 acre ranch
providing visitors with an outdoor wilderness
experience. Welcome to the Cross Bar Ranch
ATV/Motorcycle Off - Road Area, the newest off-road
riding experience in the West.
offers recreation for motorcyclists, 4-wheelers,
picnickers, and campers in the Arbuckle Mountains
area just off of I-35 midway between Oklahoma City
and the Dallas/Ft. Worth.
Cross Bar was an operating
cattle ranch for a century,
previously known as
the Butterly Ranch and home to the famous “Hook 9”
Available for day visits for ATV/motorcycle riding,
hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding.
(2,800 acres) area in Oklahoma and the surrounding
states dedicated to ATV & motorcycle off road
Have your own horse and looking for a beautiful
place to ride? Cross Bar Ranch is your
destination. Currently, the Cross Bar Ranch does
not offer horses for horseback riding. Primitive
camping is available in some areas. Camping is
controlled and restrictions will apply to help
protect the environment. School groups, Boy and
Girl Scouts and others wanting a real wilderness
camping experience, may contact the ranch staff for
assistance and reservations. See the native beauty
of the Arbuckle Mountains as they were 100 years
ago, almost as if in untouched by man. The terrain
flows from rocky outcroppings to tall grass prairie,
from forest of hardwoods to cedar-covered
Only ATVs and
motorcycles are allowed in the riding area. No four
wheel drive vehicles are permitted in the riding
Guy Cooper is famous in off-road racing
circles (of course you probably already know that if
you're reading this). His 160 acre ranch outside of
Stillwater offers regularly scheduled races on the
motocross track as well cross country events that weave
through the woods. The terrain is red clay and sandy
loam with plenty of elevation changes and man-made
Races are scheduled throughout the year and the track is
open for practice on other weekends. For directions and
Cooperland (405) 743-8545.
Lake Stanley Draper is
located just southeast of Oklahoma City. The off-road vehicle area
is on the north side of the lake just off I-240, the
unloading area is just a mile from the marina on the
northwest side. Over 85 miles
of trails snake through the woods and around the lake.
that lovely Oklahoma red dirt with a bit of sand. Elevation changes
are moderate, although several
interesting creek crossings
found in a short time.
Just a mile up the road from the unloading area is a concession,
marina and information center. The concession is a fully stocked
which also serves a full menu of breakfast, burgers and
drinks. This is also where you purchase riding permits, a daily pass
and a year-long permit is $25.00.
(Prices are subject to change without Notice) For more info contact the Ranger Station at Lake Stanley
104th and Stanley Draper Drive (405) 794-5010
a boat ramp, concession area, boat and fishing docks, 4 covered
fishing piers, primitive camping areas,
picnic areas, grills and
restrooms. Additional facilities feature a model airplane field,
boat slips and dry storage, and marina.
The city of Oklahoma City maintains a motorcycle and ATV (3 or 4 wheel) area on the north side
of the lake. Also, an
extensive trail system winds through this
heavily wooded ORV area. Shoreline length is 34 miles, lake acreage
average depth is 34 feet, and maximum depth is 98 feet.
Activities: camping, hiking, picnicking, fishing, waterskiing,
and sailing. Waterskiing restricted to certain
areas and swimming is prohibited. City and State permits
required for fishing and boating. (Call 297-2191 for a list of
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