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Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area

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68th and Elwood, Tulsa, OK 74127
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Grandkids and I had a great time hiking!

My grandkids and I went to Turkey Mountain and hiked the Blue Trail. My grandkids are 7, 11, and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Sandi S
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
As good as it gets for the area

Tulsa lacks much in the way of wilderness to explore aside from Turkey Mountain and Red Bud so this... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2018
mbarnes27
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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“yellow trail” (7 reviews)
“great trails” (8 reviews)
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68th and Elwood, Tulsa, OK 74127
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Sandi S
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Reviewed 19 February 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 13 February 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 16 January 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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Reviewed 7 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

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Reviewed 23 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
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Reviewed 15 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
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Reviewed 25 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
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Reviewed 17 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
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Reviewed 10 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
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jennysue1123
31 January 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
2 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.
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ACIMgal
22 September 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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