Billy Creek Trail


Area Status: Open

The Billy Creek Trail winds down from the Talimena Scenic Drive atop Winding Stair Mountain. It offers year-round day hiking as well as horseback riding. The trail curves down the southern face of the mountain to Billy Creek Campground.Natural pool in attractive stream. Hiking trail begins at campground and climbs to top of mountain and loops back, for a total of 7-1/2 miles.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Services are reduced at this location; i.e. restrooms are unavailable
Operational Hours: Open year round.
Rentals & Guides: Click here for more information and a map.
 
Fees: No fee.
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Spring-Fall
Busiest Season: Spring
Closest Towns: Talihina, Oklahoma.6 miles west and 2 miles north of Big Cedar, Oklahoma.
Water: Not for Drinking
Restroom: None
Operated By: Oklahoma Ranger District (580) 494-6402

General Information

Directions: Take Oklahoma Hwy. 63 west from Big Cedar, OK for 6 miles; turn right (north) at sign on Forest Service Road 6022 for 2 miles.

Activities

Mountain Biking

Billy Creek Trail starts here and climbs to the top of Winding Stair Mountain.

The loop from Billy Creek Campground is 8 miles.  The loop from Horsethief Springs Picnic Ground is either 7 or 10 miles depending on route taken.

Unsurfaced.  Marked with white and yellow rectangles.

Fees: No fee.
Difficulty Level: Most Difficult

Day Hiking

Billy Creek Trail starts here and climbs to the top of Winding Stair Mountain.

The loop from Billy Creek Campground is 8 miles.  The loop from Horsethief Springs Picnic Ground is either 7 or 10 miles depending on route taken.

Unsurfaced.  Marked with white and yellow rectangles.

Fees: No fee.
Difficulty Level: Most Difficult

Horse Riding

Billy Creek Trail starts here and climbs to the top of Winding Stair Mountain.

The loop from Billy Creek Campground is 8 miles.  The loop from Horsethief Springs Picnic Ground is either 7 or 10 miles depending on route taken.

Unsurfaced.  Marked with white and yellow rectangles.

Fees: No fee.
Difficulty Level: Most Difficult

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Area/Length : 
7-10 miles