This Oklahoma Waterfall Is So Hidden, Almost Nobody Has Seen It In Person
Tucked deep in the mountains of southwest Oklahoma is Cache Creek Falls – a stunning waterfall that is rarely seen in person because you have to hike to get to it. The Forty Foot Hole is only accessible by a rugged trail in the Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge and it’s so worth the trek to see this natural wonder. So, if you’re interested in lacing up those hiking boots and exploring deep canyon walls, breathtaking waterfalls, and beautiful wildlife, I encourage you to read on to learn all about this one-of-a-kind Oklahoma waterfall hike.
Have you made the trip to Cache Creek Falls in The Wichita Mountain Wildlife Refuge? If so, tell us about your experience in the following comment sections. And, if you’d like to have more outdoor adventures, I invite you to also take a look at these waterfall trails in Oklahoma.
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What are some of the best waterfall trails in Oklahoma?
Aside from Cache Creek Falls, I think you'll enjoy checking out the following waterfall trails in Oklahoma.
- Natural Falls in Natural Falls State Park: You'll get to marvel at one of the tallest waterfalls in the state when you hike the short trail leading to this stunning 77-foot natural wonder.
- Broken Bow to Skyline Trail in Beavers Bend State Park: In addition to the workout you'll get on this challenging hike, you'll come across a charming waterfall along this 12-mile trail.
- The Travertine Creek Trail in Sulphur: This in-and-out trail is just under three miles and is based in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area. You'll discover what Oklahoma residents call their own "Little Niagara" as you explore this hike.
You'll find more of the best waterfall trails in Oklahoma in this previous coverage as well.
What are some of the best Oklahoma trails that are considered family-friendly?
Take a look at the following overview of some of the best Oklahoma trails there are family-friendly:
- Friends Trail Loop in Beavers Bend State Park: This 1.5-mile looped trail will take you to scenic waterfalls, a river, and even a forest! Although it's rated moderate, I'm sure active children will enjoy this adventurous hike.
- Spill Way Loop Trail in Beavers Bend State Park: This family-friendly hike is a four-mile loop that leads to a babbling brook, waterfall, river, and bridge.
- Ankle Express in Greenleaf State Park: Kids of all ages will get a chance to marvel at the stunning landscape from the suspension bridge along this 5.3-mile trail.
For more options, check out these easy Oklahoma trails that are great for children.