The Tree Trail Might Be One Of The Most Beautiful Short-And-Sweet Hikes To Take In Oklahoma

For those days when a short and sweet hike is all you need, look no further than Tree Trail. This 1.6-mile leisurely stroll through Beavers Bend State Park may not take long, but it manages to include surprisingly diverse natural scenery along the way! It’s probably one of the best hikes in Oklahoma if you ask us – it’s got a little of everything and it’s worth the journey.

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Have you ever hiked Tree Trail? Do you agree that it’s one of the best hikes in Oklahoma? If so, we’d love to hear all about your experience! Let us know, and check out our previous article for another easy hike: Take An Easy Hike Through Red Rock Canyon Adventure Park, A Serene Destination In Oklahoma.

Address: Beavers Bend State Park and Nature Center, 4350 S, OK-259A, Broken Bow, OK 74728, USA
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Best Hikes in Oklahoma

March 20, 2022

Where are the best easy hikes in Oklahoma?

Oklahoma is home to plenty of wonderfully easy hikes perfect for those times you want to get out and enjoy nature but, like, not work super hard to do so. With over 400 trails weaving through the Sooner State, you’re sure to find something simple to love pretty easily; after all, more than a third of those 400 trails are rated as easy, and all of them are lovely. Some of our favorite easy hikes in Oklahoma include the fascinating hike through the Gloss Mountains near Fairview. Thanks to reasons we won’t get into right now, the dirt here is a beautiful deep red, and it feels like an alien planet more than Oklahoma. A must-do waterfall hike in Oklahoma that’s also nice and easy is the Dripping Springs Trail at West Siloam Springs within Natural Falls State Park. Other places with lots of easy hikes in Oklahoma are our state and city parks; always check those out while researching places to hike. In need of more ideas? Check this list out.

Where are the best kid-friendly hikes around Oklahoma?

We’re glad you asked! Oklahoma isn’t exactly a mountainous state, which makes a lot of its hikes kid-friendly by default. We like to define a kid-friendly hike as one that’s under one or two miles long and is also rated as easy, and lucky for us (and the little ones), there are plenty around here. Head to Bethel, Oklahoma, and check out the 0.8-mile trek along the North Cedar Creek Waterfall Trail, or wander to Ray Harral Nature Park for a leisurely stroll on the one-mile-long trail that goes through it. Other favorite kid-friendly hikes in Oklahoma include gems like the Will Rogers Gardens Park Trail, the Canyon Loop Trail, and Bear Trail. Each of these are actually less than one mile in length, and they’re easy enough for even smaller children to conquer.

Address: Beavers Bend State Park and Nature Center, 4350 S, OK-259A, Broken Bow, OK 74728, USA