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Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area

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68th and Elwood, Tulsa, OK 74127
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We hiked the trails for about 2.5 hours enjoying the valley and river views. The trails are not... read more

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Urban wilderness

Hiking trails are great with easy, level sections as well as steeper, rocky slopes. Trails are... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
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68th and Elwood, Tulsa, OK 74127
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Reviewed today

We hiked the trails for about 2.5 hours enjoying the valley and river views. The trails are not real well marked so keep track of were you are, we did grab a compass before leaving the parking lot. There is 2 parking areas- one up...More

Thank Lisa1098
Reviewed 6 December 2017

Hiking trails are great with easy, level sections as well as steeper, rocky slopes. Trails are rated by difficulty and open to mountain biking and horseback riding. Great facilities at the trailhead--flushing toilets and water fountain--with parking that fills up quickly on nice days. One...More

Thank taipho
Reviewed 22 November 2017

we go with our kids here and they bring their dog to let him "have new smells". There are 3 trails so you can decide on a short, medium, or long walk. There are hills and it is not flat. Take water. We always enjoy...More

Thank Troy S
Reviewed 14 November 2017

A nice place to collect one's thoughts. Foot, dog, and bicycle friendly. Trails can be a bit confusing but the river always lends itself to orienting you. A Tulsa gem which must, must be preserved to the death. As a former scout leader, a must...More

Thank michaela3640
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Had a great time mountain biking the trails on Turkey Mountain. We were able to rent our gear at Tom's rental just across the river from the mountain. It is defintely not a place for beginers that is for sure. The trails are beautiful.

Thank IrishFoodluvr
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Plenty of parking the day we went, lots of great trails to explore. Just be careful, some of the trails on the back side can get steep and technical.

Thank RLB207
Reviewed 9 August 2017

If you're into hiking or mountain biking/trail riding, this place is for you. There are several marked trails with varying degrees of difficulty and length. Would not go after dark as it's not lit by lights.

Thank Brett P
Reviewed 30 July 2017

I was staying at a near by hotel, Hampton inn, and walked to Turkey Mountain. Next time I will drive because 71st street is a bit too busy even on a Sunday morning. The park itself was very busy with people biking and walking on...More

Thank Alyssa H
Reviewed 11 July 2017

After living in Tulsa for 2 years, my son & i finally visited Turkey Mtn two weeks ago, and we had a great time hiking! So many trails, and you can choose the level of difficulty. We will go back soon!

Thank April F
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

With over 20 miles of trails, you can hike or bike all day. There are various trails, each with their own levels of difficulty, catering to families, experienced hikers, bikers or runners. Great place to go with kids or dogs. Nice weekend days are busy!

Thank Saskia R
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Lindy Lynn B
1 December 2016|
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Response from 331dandy | Reviewed this property |
I agree with Dudetime. The best time is what is best for you. Spring, Summer, or Fall unless you are a real winter person.
21 September 2016|
Response from tulsatmf | Reviewed this property |
I would say in the "mountainous" areas the trails are a bit snug But in the outerlyng part it's fairly wide open trails I haven't heard of any big issue with ticks I always use a spray in any wilderness environment I'm so... More
4 September 2016|
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Response from Dale T | Reviewed this property |
yes you can ride the trails but you have to bring your horse.