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Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area

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Beautiful area

This is an excellent location to explore and enjoy the outdoors. You can make it a full day or a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
gms1976
Urban Wilderness???

Not what I expected!!! Urban Wilderness means a beautiful parking lot with amazing statues!!! Heat... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Sherry G
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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“yellow trail”(8 reviews)
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68th and Elwood, Tulsa, OK 74127
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an excellent location to explore and enjoy the outdoors. You can make it a full day or a quick visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank gms1976
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Not what I expected!!! Urban Wilderness means a beautiful parking lot with amazing statues!!! Heat warnings and were out along many trees walking paths.

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Sherry G
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

This spot is a go to for my family. There are different parking levels to start on and trails are marked by colors. It’s very serene and you feel like you are hiking in an area where it’s uninhabited....it is free...not many things are anymore...it’s...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Nataliejabbour
Reviewed August 1, 2018

Great hiking and mountain biking. In the summer watch out for ticks and snakes but this is a beautiful place to get back to nature that is close to home.trails are well maintained and marked and it is dog friendly but be careful mixing dogs...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank 165lexa
Reviewed June 26, 2018

I can only assume most of the positive reviews here are from hikers. This is an absoulte cluster of a trail system , rutted, washed out , with large essentially unridable sections. Trails are poorly labeled with seemingly hundreds of unofficial trails that will leave...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank jackr49997
Reviewed June 25, 2018

The last time we were here we parked on the top of the mountain. This time we used the mail entrance. Plenty of paved parking, Natureworks displays, eating areas, etc.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank hd452016
Reviewed June 11, 2018

I come here frequently to hike in the forests. The other good hiking spots are all at least ten miles away from Tulsa, but this one is immediately on the west side of the river. The trails are well maintained, and I've not met any...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Stan R
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

Been on all the trails. Sometimes I lost it and had to go off path but it's always a lot of fun when I go.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank KSimmer
Reviewed June 4, 2018 via mobile

Great shaded hiking trails for all levels of fitness. Great paved paths for bikers. Clean climate controlled bathrooms. Nice pavilions. Good displayed park maps. The mostly full parking lot showed how popular the park is. Top notch park. If I had to add anything, it...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2018 via mobile

Trails for different levels. The yellow is great if you want a challenge. We went the end of May and it was green and beautiful. Nice restroom facilities are at the base of the trails and there is plenty of parking. Walkers and bicyclist share...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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jennysue1123
January 30, 2018|
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Response from Alyssa H | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure what time the park closes. You might be able to check the hours on the city parks website
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Lindy Lynn B
December 1, 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.
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lisawN1914CR
September 21, 2016|
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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
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