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Heavener Runestone Nature Trail

MODERATE 14 reviews

Heavener Runestone Nature Trail is a 0.5 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Heavener, Oklahoma that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for walking and nature trips and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

Distance: 0.5 miles Elevation Gain: 167 feet Route Type: Loop

dogs on leash

kid friendly

nature trips

walking

forest

wildlife

Short hikearound the historic Mysterious Viking Hieroglyphics area. The hike begins at the Runestone Loop Kiosk to the right of the HQ gift shop. Follow the path, to about 0.03 miles at a junction. Do not turn left down the stairs, continue straight. At 0.10 miles you will encounter the bridge. Cross the bridge. On the other side you will encounter another trail to the left going down the stairs to the ruinstone building. Continue on the main trail, do not take the stairs. Follow the main trail around to the start-point and return to the kiosk.

Very enjoyable walk with a variety of altitude changes. Perfect time of year.

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6 months ago

Basic trail thru wooded area back side is kind of a upward climb but a easy trail

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Sat Oct 01 2016

This is an easy short walk giving a decent sampling of local plants, wildlife, and terrain.

hiking
Thu Aug 18 2016

Nice little hike in the area of the ruinstone.

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Mon Dec 06 2010

Nice little walk. Adds to the visit, gives you a better feel of the terrain than the hike to the stone.

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Sat Oct 29 2016

Tue May 10 2016