Beech Creek National Scenic Area & Botanical Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

The 7,500-acre scenic area is known for its beautiful old beach trees, other middle-aged to mature trees and vegetation. Enjoy 32 miles of interconnecting hiking trails through different ecosystems along the headwaters of Beech Creek. Within this scenic area is a special zone, the 400-acre Beech Creek Botanical Area. An old forest road winds through the Scenic Area, providing hiking opportunities to view the scenic beauty. The gravel access road to this area is narrow; visitors should drive with caution.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open year round.
Rentals & Guides: Click here for more information.
Fees No fee.
Usage: Light
Best Season: Spring-Fall
Busiest Season: Spring
Closest Towns: 6 miles east and 5 miles south of Big Cedar, Oklahoma.
Water: None
Restroom: None
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Take Oklahoma Hwy. 63 east from Big Cedar, OK for 6 miles, turn right (south) on Forest Service Road 6026 for 5 miles.

Activities


Hiking

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Nature Viewing

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Scenic Driving

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Scenic Driving