The Creepiest Hike In Oklahoma Takes You Through The Ruins Of An Abandoned Government Experiment
Oklahoma is full of abandoned places to explore, but this one might be one of the creepiest. The Parallel Forest Loop Trail in the Wichita Mountains takes you through an abandoned government experiment from 1912, and it’s as creepy as it sounds. Let’s go explore this abandoned trail in Oklahoma – if you dare…
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Not all of the trails in the Wichita Mountains are haunted. One of the best hiking trails in the state is the Narrows Trail in the Wichita Mountains. It’s not too long, but it’s definitely a trail for experienced hikers due to the rugged terrain. Lace up those hiking boots; fill up the Yetis, and head to this majestic trail if you’re looking for a hike that’s full of beauty (without the eerie forest).
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Where are some great places to go hiking in Oklahoma?
If you are looking for amazing hikes in Oklahoma, you don't have to wander far. Here are a few places to go hiking in Oklahoma that will challenge your stamina, wow your senses, or in some cases, treat you to a little bit of both:
- Wichita Mountains Forty-Foot Hole, Cache, OK: Looking down into this crevice with 40-foot walls from above might make you think that you are in for a tough hike. But there is an easy quarter-mile loop trail that takes you right to the edge of this beautiful area in Cache, OK. It isn't the most well-marked trail but the scenery will distract you from seeing trail markings anyway - it is just that good.
- Hike to Colling's Castle, Davis, OK: Turner Falls Park is home to some amazing waterfalls - which you'll definitely want to hike to. However, an interesting side-hike will take you to an abandoned castle! The route to get there is just a short hike from the falls. When you peer through the trees to see this medieval-style castle, you'll think you have been transported into a whole new realm.
- Ouachita Bohannon Trail, Talihina, OK: If you are up for a "real" hike, lace up your boots, make sure your legs are limber, and then set out on this 17.2-mile trek. With a fun and challenging rocky path to hop, skip, and jump over as you traverse through the beautiful Oklahoma wilderness, your heart will sing with joy every step of the way.
If you eat up hiking trails like a handful of trail mix, you'll want to check out our ultimate guide to the best hiking trails in Oklahoma. There are bound to be a few hikes on this list that you have never done before.