Hike This Ancient Forest In Oklahoma That’s Home To 500-Year-Old Trees

We are fortunate to have so many beautiful places to enjoy the outdoors in Oklahoma. From forests to state parks to mountain ranges, our topography is quite expansive in the Sooner State. There’s an Ancient Forest in Sand Springs that’s home to 500-year-old trees and it looks like something right out of a storybook.

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Isn’t this forest beautiful?! Remember to check dates and hours before visiting. For more information, visit their website here.

Are you ready for a spectacular outdoor adventure? If so, lace up those hiking boots and head to the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge to the Jed Johnson Tower Trail for a fun hike. In fact, if you hike it in the evening as the sun is setting, it’s a magical experience you won’t forget. Read more about it here.