Kerr Arboretum Trails

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Located at the Robert S. Kerr Arboretum and Nature Center adjacent to the Talimena Scenic Drive are three interpretive trails. One features a variety of plants that are identified by trail signs. Another trail tells the fascinating story of how a tree competes with other inhabitants for survival. The third trail explains the process of soil formation and its importance in the forest life cycle. The trails are an easy walk for the day hiker and provide an opportunity to experience the variety of ecological areas that exist on a single mountain.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open year round.
Rentals & Guides: Click here for more information and a map.
Area Amenities: Interpretive Site,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees No fee.
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Spring-Fall
Busiest Season: Spring
Closest Towns: Talihina, Oklahoma.
Water: Available at Kerr Nature Center.
Restroom: Available at Kerr Nature Center.
Operated By: Oklahoma Ranger District (580) 494-6402

General Information


State Highway 1 (Talimena Scenic Drive), 1.5 miles east of U.S. Highway 259 at the Kerr Nature Center.




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Interpretive Areas


Drinking water Available at Kerr Nature Center.
Interpretive Site
Toilets Available at Kerr Nature Center.
Areas & Activities


  Area/Length : 
2 miles max