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Talimena State Park
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Explore the Wonders of Talimena State Park
There are many opportunities for outdoor enjoyment at Oklahoma?s Talimena state park, but hiking, biking and ATV riding are among the most popular. Area residents have long known about this great destination, and many others are discovering this hidden gem in Talihina, Oklahoma.

Drivers will also find plenty to love at Talimena state park in Oklahoma. The park serves as the state?s entrance to the famous Talimena Scenic Drive, a winding stretch of scenic roadway snaking its way through the spectacular Ouachita Mountains. With more than 50 miles of roadway, this drive is a great way to spend the day.

After that scenic drive has been completed visitors to the park can enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities, including hiking and backpacking. The park is home to many miles of hiking trails, ranging from easy beginner trails to more challenging routes for experienced trekkers and backpackers. The park is home to many species of wildlife, and wildlife viewing is always a popular adventure for visitors.

Fall foliage viewing is another popular pastime during the autumn season, and many visitors come to the park year after year to experience the colors of the fall season first hand. The beauty of nature is always on full display at Talimena state park, but it is even more spectacular when the autumn season arrives.

The park offers a wide variety of amenities to make a stay more enjoyable, including picnic facilities, campsites and more. Visitors will find both uncovered picnic tables and a group shelter, and campers can enjoy both RV campsites and more rugged tent camping. And the kids will certainly enjoy the playground and nature viewing, making the park the perfect vacation destination for families.

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Oklahoma State Parks