Talimena State Park

 
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Talimena State Park
Hwy 271 N
Talihina, OK 74571
Located 20 miles S of Wister and 6 miles N of Talihina on Hwy 271
Park Office: 918-567-2052 or 918-655-7275
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Talimena State Park, Oklahoma

Please call ahead for ATV Trail Status!!! Trail closures have been reported!!!

 Located near Talihina Oklahoma, in the Ouachita National Forest, Talimena State Park is small but absolutely gorgeous. The park is situated next to the Talimena Scenic Byway in the Winding Stair Mountains and is close to many National Forest activities.

 During the Fall when the leaves are changing is an ideal time to visit Talimena and to drive along the Talimena Scenic Drive. The scenic national drive is 54 miles long and follows highway 1 from Arkansas into Oklahoma and has no billboards or advertising, it also has many pullouts for panoramic views thought only possible in places like the Smokies.

 Talimena State Park does allow ATV's and Dirt Bikes as an access point to the National Forest.

 If you love hiking then this area is a must see, many trails are located in the area as well as the long Ouachita National Recreation Trail. Horse riding Trails are found in the area and Equestrian Trails like Horse thief Springs offer excellent riding.

View and download Topographic maps free from the US Geological Survey (USGS)

Friends of the Ouachita Trail (FoOT)

Oklahoma Hiking and Backpacking Trips

 RV sites are very nice, but there are not many so call first before heading to the park. We also recommend filling up with gas and bringing plenty of food and other things needed for you stay because the park is located in a sparse area.

Honobia Bigfoot Festival

Talihina hosts the Fall Foliage Festival with live music, crafts, and a car show.

 Things to see and do in the area include, Ouachita National Forest Recreation, Talimena Scenic Drive, Winding Stair Visitor Center, Robert S. Kerr Memorial Arboretum, Nature Center and Botanical Area, Cedar Lake area, other activities are found on the Arkansas side of the scenic drive.

The Ouachita Mountains Rock Climbing Adventures

Rivers of the Ouachita Mountains

Ouachita Equestrian Directory and Horse Trail Information.

Explore Chicksaw Country- Great area information !

The National Scenic Byways Program website has an excellent itinerary for the Talimena Scenic Drive.

Queen Wilhemina State Park

Nearby: Choctaw Nation Museum, OUACHITA NATIONAL FOREST, Winding Stair Mountain National Recreation Area,