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Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area

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68th and Elwood, Tulsa, OK 74127
+1 918-596-2001
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The only really good hiking spot close to Tulsa

I come here frequently to hike in the forests. The other good hiking spots are all at least ten... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Stan R
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Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Great getaway

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

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
KSimmer
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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  • Excellent66%
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  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
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“yellow trail” (8 reviews)
“great trails” (8 reviews)
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68th and Elwood, Tulsa, OK 74127
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+1 918-596-2001
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"yellow trail"
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"mountain biking"
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"great trails"
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"great place to hike"
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"different levels"
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"arkansas river"
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"bring water"
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"varying degrees of difficulty"
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"big hill"
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"hikers"
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"bike"
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"nature"
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"hiked"
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"leash"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Stan R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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.

Thank KSimmer
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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

Thank LLB_11
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Avoid going here on weekends to avoid the overly crowded trails. This place used to be a lot more serene and peaceful. Since it has become more popular it is not as wild and beautiful as it used to be. The trails have grown rather...More

Thank Douglas H
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The first time we came to Turkey Mountain, we chose the paved trail, which runs along the bottom of the mountain, closer to the Arkansas River. It's a nice, wide bike path that is easy for the most part, except the steep incline back up...More

Thank texastam2015
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Reviewed April 9, 2018

My grandkids and I went to Turkey Mountain and hiked the Blue Trail. My grandkids are 7, 11, and 13. It's sill early in the season and not many trees/plants are blooming yet. The grounds were in pristine condition and the restrooms were very clean....More

2  Thank Sandi S
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Reviewed February 19, 2018

Tulsa lacks much in the way of wilderness to explore aside from Turkey Mountain and Red Bud so this is the place to go if you are looking to "get away" from everything, meaning it tends to be pretty crowded when the weather is nice...More

Thank mbarnes27
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Reviewed February 13, 2018

Turkey Mountain has fantastic walking, jogging and biking trails for all levels of fitness. Dog friendly, (please keep them on a leash!) and even kid friendly! Great place to excursive or just get away from the busy city!

Thank kris w
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Reviewed January 16, 2018

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
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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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ACIMgal
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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