Winding Stair Mountain National Recreation Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

The 26,445-acre National Recreation Area encompasses Talimena Scenic Drive in Oklahoma, Talimena Drive Visitor Information Station, Old Military Road, Horsethief Springs, Winding Stair Campground, Cedar Lake Campground, Cedar Lake Equestrian Camp and Pipe Springs.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Some areas and trails may be closed due to prescribed fires. Please check the following website for maps, updates, and trail closures. Services are reduced at this location; i.e. restrooms are unavailable
Operational Hours: Open all year.
Rentals & Guides: Click here for more information.
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Parking
Usage: Heavy
Best Season: Spring-Fall
Busiest Season: Spring
Water: None
Restroom: Portable
Operated By: Oklahoma Ranger District (580) 494-6402

General Information

Directions: Located along Oklahoma Hwy. 1 (Talimena Scenic Drive) and portion of U.S. Hwy. 259 from Page, OK to Big Cedar, OK.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Horse Camping

Horse Riding


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Picnic tables