Enjoy Fresh Air And Sunshine At J.T. Nickel Preserve In Oklahoma

Editor’s Note: The Bathtub Rocks are located on private property within the preserve, making it closed to the general public. In order to protect this natural feature, we ask that you do not trespass onto the area to view it.

Enjoy fresh air and sunshine in the great outdoors at the J.T. Nickel Family Nature and Wildlife Preserve. The Nickel Preserve is the largest privately protected conservation area in the Ozarks. Sitting on more than 17,000 acres in Northeast Oklahoma, this amazing piece of land offers something for anyone that enjoys the great outdoors. Hiking and exploring are two of the most common activities. Swimming in the Illinois River or the Bathtub Rocks crystal clear water is a great way to cool off in the summer heat. All trails are currently open during daytime hours, so gather your friends and family and take a trip — it’s only about an hour east of Tulsa.

During these uncertain times, please keep safety in mind and consider adding destinations to your bucket list to visit at a later date.

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Address: Tahlequah, OK 74464, USA