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

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.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

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Address: Tahlequah, OK 74464, USA