California Road Nature Trail

MODERATE 26 reviews

California Road Nature Trail is a 2.3 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Hinton, Oklahoma that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and camping and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
2.3 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
295 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

camping

hiking

walking

forest

views

wild flowers

rocky

California Road Nature Trail climbs from the floor of the canyon following the historic California trail before turning south following an old rail road bed. Wagon ruts are still evident on the west side of the canyon.

hiking
1 month ago

Stay away from this hike. Zero trail maintenance. Lack of navigational signs. Goathead stickers everywhere. Relentless, giant flies. The main road was the best part of the trip.

hiking
2 months ago

Easy to get off the not so well maintained trails.... but I would go back and recommend!

3 months ago

Beautiful! A little hard to follow which trail you are on with multiple options. There are color coded trail markers but I didn't know which was which and never found a key map to explain. But very beautiful scenery and fun all the same.

4 months ago

Maybe due to recent rains but trails very poorly marked. Many downed, dead trees blocking trails. Would never have been able to stay on trail without gps. Trails very good in places, and poor in others. Nice scenery and good mix of shade and sun. Trail just needs some love.

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11 months ago

I would have been a lovely hike but was so over ran with sticker bushes my dog couldn't even stand it. You stopped every 10 minutes to pull out bush full of stickers. If you're just hiking without pet and with jeans and boots you'll be fine and it's a gear work out

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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Sunday, June 19, 2016

hiking
Wednesday, June 15, 2016

The views and the landscape was a five and it was beautiful, but we were hearing a lot of rattlesnakes and one particular around the first mile that was right next to the trail. We had to turn back in case anything happened.

hiking
Sunday, May 08, 2016