Turkey Trail

  

This 10.5-mile-long trail extends between Cottonwood Picnic Area and one mile east of County Road 16. The part of the trail open for motorized vehicles is shown on the Cimarron NG's Motor Vehicle Use Map. This wooded trail has great birdwatching and wildlife viewing opportunities.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: All day
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees None.
Permit Info: Commercial outfitter and guides required to have a special use permit. Fees vary. Contact the Forest Service office in Elkhart, phone 620-697-4621, for futher information.
Open Season: January
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Motorized vehicles permitted from Cottonwood Picnic area to Cimarron Recreation Area. Remainder of trail is for non-motorized travel only.
Closest Towns: Elkhart, Rolla, Hugoton, Kansas
Water: Drinking water available at Cottonwood Picnic Area and Cimarron Recreation Area. Best to carry water.
Restroom: Vaults at Cottonwood Springs and Cimarron Recreation Area.
Operated By: USDA Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Trail begins at the far east end of the Cottonwood Picnic Grounds and is located south of the Cimarron River just east of Highway 27.

Activities


Bicycling

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Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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OHV Trail Riding

Motorized vehicles permitted from Cottonwood Picnic area to Cimarron Recreation Area only.  4WD Okay.

Amenities

Picnic tables Available at Cottonwood Picnic Area and Cimarron Recreation Area.
Drinking water Drinking water available at Cottonwood Picnic Area and Cimarron Recreation Area. Best to carry water.
Toilets Vaults at Cottonwood Picnic Area and Cimarron Recreation Area.
Parking Available at Cottonwood Picnic Area and Cimarron Recreation Area.

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
10.5 miles

  Elevation : 
3320 feet - 3395 feet

 



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