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Boardstand Road and Old Military Road Trail

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Alt Names

Ouachita National Forest, Oklahoma Ranger District, Ouachita Mountains, Hodgen Creek, Cedar Creek, Boardstand Trail

Last Known StatusOpen

Located in the Ouachita National Forest, this trail is about 23 miles long and follows an old military road that was built in 1832. The Boardstand Road and Old Military Road Trail is marked with white rectangles and is open to dirt bikes and non-motorized use.

The Ouachita National Recreation Trail is open to hiking only and is marked with blue rectangles. There are multiple staging areas however only two offer access for motorized use. The area is open year-round however the best time to visit is between the fall and spring months.

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DRIVING DIRECTIONS

Nearest CityTalihina, OK
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From: Oklahoma City, OK
1) Take I-40 east to exit 308
2) Turn right (south) off the exit ramp onto US-59, continue 20 miles
3) Turn right (south) on US-59/US-271, continue about 60 miles
4) Turn right (east) on SR-1, continue about 1 mile
5) Staging area is on the left (north).

TYPE OF AREA

AreaTrail
LandNational Forest

RATINGS

Our RatingRatingGood    
Recommended StayFull Day
Comments(Scroll Down For Visitor Reviews & Comments)

TERRAIN

Miles Of Trail23
Climate TypeForest
Elevation1600 to 2400 ft.
Trail MaintenanceMarked, Not Rated, Lightly Maintainedmotorized trails are marked with white rectangles
Loose DirtThis trail has little loose dirt.Little
Hard PackThe trail has mostly hard pack terrain.Mostly
SandThis trail has no sandy areas.None
MudThe trail has little mud after it rains.Little
DustThe trail has little dust on typical days.Little
RocksThis trail has some rocks.Some
TreesThe trail has almost all trees.All
Steep HillsThis trail has few steep hills.Few
Water CrossingsThe trail has few water crossings.Few
Small JumpsThis trail has no small jumps.None
Large JumpsThis trail has no large jumps.None
BermsThe trail has few berms.Few
Sand/Gravel PitsThis national forest has no sand or gravel pits.None
Single TrackThis national forest has almost all single track trails.All
RoadsThis national forest has no roads.None
ShadeThis national forest has many shaded areas.Many
HazardsThis trail has few hazards.Few(hazards assumed marked but use caution)
Easy Terrain NoviceThis trail has some beginner terrain.Some
Moderate Terrain AmateurThis trail has mostly intermediate level terrain.Mostly
Difficult Terrain ExpertThis trail has little expert terrain.Little

REGULATIONS

Permit RequiredNo
Dates OpenYear-Round
Spark ArrestorYesA spark arresting silencer or end cap is required for all vehicles.
Noise LimitYes (96 dB)
Whip FlagsNot Required
Maximum Vehicle Width
Allow Dirt Bikes, Trail Bikes and Motorcycles MotorcyclesPermitted
Allow All Terrain Vehicles / Quads / Four Wheelers ATVsProhibited
Allow Utility Terrain Vehicles, Side by Sides (SXS), RZR UTVs / SXSProhibited
Allow 4x4 Jeeps, SUVs and 4 x 4 Trucks with License Plates SUVs / Jeeps (registered)Prohibited
Dune Buggy/Sand Rail
4x4 (unregistered)
Prohibited
Two Strokes /
2 Cycle Engines
No Restriction
Helmets RequiredYouth Onlyrequired for persons under 18 by state law
(RiderPlanet strongly recommends helmets for all riders.)
BicyclesNo Restriction
HikingNo Restriction
HorsebackNo Restriction
Camping / Overnight RV Parking CampingProhibited
Campfire Restrictions CampfiresProhibited
Night RidingUnknown
Cross CountryProhibitedkeep vehicle on trail
FireworksProhibited
FirearmsProhibited
Emergency / Law Enforcement
Insurance*Disclaimer: RiderPlanet strongly recommends that all riders obtain medical insurance and buy motorcycle insurance or ATV insurance before visiting any of the locations depicted on this website.

FEES & PASSES

Parking(None)
Entry(None)
Riding(None)
CampingYes
Tent: $14.00
RV: $22.00
Addtl. Vehicle: $0.00
Talimena State Park Campground Fees

KEY SERVICES

First Aid First Aid5-20 Miles (NW)Latimer County General Hospital (918) 465-2391
Gasoline Gasoline5-20 Miles (SW)Rockin H (918) 567-3054
Diesel Diesel5-20 Miles (SW)Rockin H (918) 567-3054
Potable Water Water1-5 Miles (SW)Talimena State Park (918) 567-2052 or (918) 655-7275
RV Hookups RV Hookup1-5 Miles (SW)Talimena State Park (918) 567-2052 or (918) 655-7275
RV Dump Station RV Disposal1-5 Miles (SW)Talimena State Park (918) 567-2052 or (918) 655-7275
Primitive Camping Campground1-5 Miles (SW)Talimena State Park (918) 567-2052 or (918) 655-7275
Convenience Store Conv Store5-20 Miles (SW)Rockin H (918) 567-3054
Swimming Swim Area5-20 Miles (NE)Lake Wister State Park (918) 655-7212
Body of Water Water BodyOn Site
Boating Launch Boat Ramp5-20 Miles (NE)Lake Wister State Park Boat Ramp (918) 655-7212

OFFICIAL CONTACTS

Contact InfoOuachita National Forest - Oklahoma Ranger District
52175 US Hwy. 59
Hodgen, OK 74939
(918) 653-2991
mailroom_r8_ouachita@fs.fed.us
www.fs.usda.gov

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Boardstand and Old Military Trail Photo

Boardstand Road and Old Military Road Trail

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Boardstand and Old Military Trail Photo

Boardstand Road and Old Military Road Trail

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