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Kerr Museum - Poteau, OK. Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday, 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Six miles south of Poteau on Highway 59 and 271. Admission fee. Home of former Gov./Senator Robert S. Kerr.
Philbrook Museum - 2727 South Rockford, 749-7941 ext 309 or 310, Tuesday - Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sunday 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. Admission charge. Call in advance to make arrangements. Guides will go on tours with you.
Woolaroc Museum - 1-336-0307. 14 miles southwest of Bartlesville, on Highway 123 (Frank Phillips Memorial Highway). Open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. daily except Monday. Entry fee for adults, children under 16 free. Group tours or special lectures may be arranged in advance by writing the Museum Director, Woolaroc Museum, Bartlesville, OK 74003 or by calling. There is a Woolaroc patch you may earn from the Indian Nations Council, BSA or the "Woolaroc Pioneer Badge" (Cherokee Area, BSA) available for hiking the nature trails and completing questionnaires.
Belle Star Trail - This is one mile trail begins and ends near the Belle Starr South Public Use Area on Lake Eufaula. It winds through the area once roamed by fabled outlaw Belle Starr. The trail is tree lined, mostly with dogwoods. Drinking water, restrooms and camping facilities available.
Enchanted Walkway Nature Trail - The first quarter-mile of the 1 1/2 mile nature trail is paved to provide access for wheelchairs. The trail is maintained by the Frank Phillips Foundation and is located near Woolaroc Museum near Bartlesville. Drinking water and restroom facilities are available at the trail entrance.
Grapevine Hollow Nature Trail - Located in Chandler Park, West 21st Street in Tulsa. Trail is 1/4 mile long, winding through hickory woods and huge boulders below a cliff overlooking the Arkansas River.
Keystone State Park - Nature trail approximately 1 mile long. Guided tours are available in the summer. Call 1-865-4999 for more information. Hard to get a hold of, be persistent.
Mohawk Park - Surrounding Mohawk Park and Zoo are some 700 acres of forests, streams and fields inhabited and used by a variety of wildlife species. Several miles of trails have been blazed within the Mohawk Nature Development Center. The nature center is open to the public year-round. Guided tours for groups can be arranged by calling 425-9214.
Okmulgee Historic Trail - Hike the trail and complete other requirements and earn the "Historic Trail Patch." Contact the Okmulgee Chamber of Commerce at 756-6172.
Overlook Nature Trail - The 1/4 mile nature trail is located below the Corps of Engineers Ft. Gibson project Headquarters. It winds along a rocky bluff overlooking the reservoir. It is an easy trail, but no facilities are available.
Outlaw Trail - Located in the hills of Arrowhead State Park on Eufaula. It has a 1 mile nature path and 3 mile hike section. The nature trail look is located near the Arrowhead Lodge.
Redbud Valley - This nature trail is one mile long, making a full circle through heavily wooded areas that shelter many small animals and songbirds. It is located east of Tulsa, West of 161st East Avenue, between Highway 266 and I-44. Drinking water, restrooms and similar facilities are not available.
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