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Did this hike back in August. It was a great time. The best part is getting to the top and boulder hopping. There is plenty to keep you occupied. Do watch for rattlesnakes though. I nearly stepped on a four foot western diamondback who’s head was the only thing sticking out from a rock in the middle of the trail.

hiking
14 days ago

Its pretty good but too easy and short. Its perfect for anyone who are planning to go hike with their family and kids.

rock climbing
15 days ago

This was the hike to the first outdoor rock climb I did in 1999. First part of the hike is easy, but eventually turns into crawling over and through car and bus-sized boulders. Very fun

The trail is really more of a goat path but it's great fun climbing boulders and seeing great veiws. We went right after a big rain and the creek was flowing full force.

hiking
26 days ago

Nice hike beautiful scenery.

hiking
1 month ago

Short but modestly challenging hike and little bit of a rock scramble. We brought our nearly 4-year-old, and he successfully made it up and down with only a little parental boosting. Trail breaks into several paths to ascend and descend the final climb, so there are several options to find a good way up. Lovely in fall weather, but would be hot in summer without shade.

hiking
1 month ago

Tons of fun. Opens up to a very wide, rocky summit allowing you to Boulder over some very large pieces. Great time and not too challenging for a leisurely afternoon.

hiking
1 month ago

Great trail with an amazing view. Fantastic for beginning hikers and campers like myself.

Out and back short trail in the campground area. There was barely any views and we could hear people from the campground on the entire walk. This is the first trail at the Wichita Mountains that I just did not enjoy. Maybe if you're camping there and just need a walk.

Easy hike along the Burford Lake shore. Did it with my 5 year old, we were just under a mile when completed. A little rock scrambling towards the end and a nice view of the entire lake from the top, but barely any elevation gain. There are informative markers along the trail.

hiking
1 month ago

Nice easy trail with good views and access to the 40 Foot Hole. Rated only three stars because compared to the other trails at the Wichita Mountains (Elk Mountain Trail, the Narrows, etc.), it's just wasn't as exciting. Lot's of little side trails that take you closer by the creek.

Hiked with my 5 year old and he had no problem walking this trail. Took us about 2 and a half hours.

1 month ago

Awesome hike! What is fantastic is that you get all of the terrain that exists in the Park in a single hike, exactly as the Park Ranger said. Plains, Hills, Forest, Wetlands with beautiful views of the gorge.

hiking
1 month ago

Height, streams and animals, it has everything for a moderate trail, the temperature was great and of course the colors of fall were breath taking, highly suggested to have a relaxing day!

1 month ago

The fall morning weather was perfect for a hike. The last time it rained was Tuesday so while it wasn’t super swampy everywhere, it was wet in places. Other than that, it kept the trail in good condition. I was a longhorn skeleton just off the trail near the Lost Lake dam. I saw a bunch of turkeys and heard an elk bugling just south of French Lake.

Great hike! However, we lost the trail a couple of times, but we were able to find it again quickly. There were a lot of hikers. Beautiful scenery!

hiking
1 month ago

great hike! trails are a little difficult to find at times. but you will find your way! beautiful views from up top.

hiking
1 month ago

I went out by myself. I had been before. It was a perfect day to hike or rock hop. I traveled around the perimeter of the mountain. Super fun if you’re up to the challenge. I had to backtrack a couple times when my trail didn’t pan out. I drank 1.5 liters of water (it’s all I took) 2.5 liters would’ve been better it it was hot outside more. Spent 4.25 hours up on the mountain.

Great climb because you can take any route you want so sky is the limit with your creativity. I followed the Narrows route until the trail takes you down into the narrows while you’re above them. That’s when I began my climb up higher and approached the mountain from the side with the second highest peak. Other people take a more direct approach because it’s quicker to the top but the scenery when approached from the side above the narrows is worth the extra 30 min- 1 hr. However, I did my decent with a direct approach to the trail because it is a tiring hike with the added bouldering from the narrows side. This climb is definitely worth doing if you’re in the area and it’s way better when coming from the Narrows side of the mountain.

hiking
1 month ago

It's a short gentle climb that is easy to combine with the longer Charon's Garden trail. The scenery along the mountain and at the top is nice. The views are ok at the top. There are areas where the trail is a bit difficult to follow because of criss-crossing side trails.

My husband and I had so much fun on this trail! There are plenty of large boulders to climb and see amazing views, rock formations, and two waterfalls. We took our time with this trail because we were enjoying going off the trail and doing our own thing.
There are multiple places where the trail is a little difficult to follow, and the trail map doesn't help a whole lot. Also, there are some places that would be very challenging for elderly people or children. Overall, so much fun!

Great trail to take kids on. Our 2 year old and 4 year old loved walking up the rocks.

hiking
1 month ago

Really enjoyed this trail. Not sure if we just couldn’t find the way you’re ‘supposed’ to reach the top but some scrabbling over rocks on your hands & knees is definitely required. Great view at the top!

amazing views and don't let the 1.1 miles fool you. go of trail and explore to make it much longer

on Elk Mountain Trail

hiking
1 month ago

Great hike. We’ve had rain so the trail is pretty wet/muddy in places. 10/14/18. Lots of kiddos on the trail and elk to watch from and on top of the mountain. Get outside and enjoy this Oklahoma hike!

Easy trail...not sure why it’s a moderate. The waterfall was nice and the trail had some overgrown sections but fun anyway.

on Bison Trail

hiking
2 months ago

Fun hike! First time in the park and went right to this trail. Rocks, rivers, steams, woods and prairie. Plenty of water for the dogs. Made it in 2.5 hours. Toughest obstacle is 50 yards in. If you can cross that creek you can make the hike. Found some mushrooms on a cow-pie...gnarly.

I started later in the day I wanted to...it got hot out there! I started from Sunset and took the trail south all the way to the Post Oaks trailhead. The trail was easy to follow to the boulder field and I saw two deer on the way. I didn’t realize there is supposed to be a trail around the right (west) side of the boulder field so I climbed over the boulders in the way down the trail. If you’re not careful you can slip and fall and get hurt, so make sure you stay within your abilities.

Once I left the boulder field the trail started to become hard to follow at times. There are a few side trails and no markings at all. I had a tool map and limited gps reception on my phone, so once I ended up off course for a way I would backtrack and find the right path. That turned out to be the theme of the day. I saw what I assume to be parts of a buffalo skeleton in a small creek. Once I neared the Post Oak falls the trail(s) kind of went all over the place. I knew if I continued to follow the creek downstream I would end up at the other trailhead.

Overall, this is a rewarding hike and it offers unique opportunities that you won’t get in other parts of Oklahoma. Make sure you’re familiar with the trail before you start and keep an eye out for the landmarks to remember where you’re headed!

2 months ago

Really nice trail with great views and optional rock climbing at the end of the trail. The trail could’ve been better marked, but the all trails map kept me on track.

backpacking
2 months ago

Nice trail. Gorgeous view.

2 months ago

Great view. Fun climb.

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