U.S. ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS LANDS
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers administers many tracts of land in the state of Oklahoma. The areas include a number of large reservoirs and rivers, with grasslands, meadows, and oak-hickory forest. Deer and wild turkey are among the wildlife.
Activities: Several major trails are found on these lands, including a portion of the Jean Pierre Chouteau Trail (see entry page 236), the 24-mile PlatterLakeside Trail, and the 18-mile Will Rogers Country Centennial Trail.
: The trails are open to hiking, and some trails may be used by backpackers as well as horseback riders and mountain bikers. Fishing is generally available. Hunting is permitted in season.
Camping Regulations: Primitive camping and campfires are allowed along some but not all of the trails. Campsites must be at least 100 feet from streams and ,300 feet from lakeshores. In many cases camping is restricted to designated sites. A permit is required for a couple of areas.
For Further Information: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, P.O. Box 61, Tulsa, OK 74121;(918)581-7349.