Bicentennial State Park - Spring River Canoe Trail - Member Hike

Hike Name: Bicentennial State Park - Spring River Canoe Trail
Country: United States
State: Oklahoma
Nearby Town: Quapaw
Rating: 2 stars
Directions: In the far northeastern corner of Oklahoma, 6 miles east of Miami, with I-44 and Hwy 10 to the south and US Hwys 66/69 on the west. East of Miami on Hwy 10, then north, or west from Hwy 66/69, or north from I-44.
Total Hike Distance: 1.00 miles
Hike Difficulty: Easy
Permit Required: No
Hike Type: Roundtrip, Loop Hike
Hike Starts/Ends: Boat Ramp
Trails Used: Springs River Canoe Trail
Backcountry Campsites: Yes
Backcountry Water Sources: None
Management: State Park Service
Contact Information: Spring River Canoe Trails State Park
6 mi. E. on Hwy. 10
Miami, OK 74355
Phone: 918-540-2545, Fax: 918-540-2545
Best Season: Winter, Spring, Summer
Users: Hikers
Road Conditions: Primary Paved Roads, Secondary Paved Roads, Maintained Gravel or Dirt Roads
Hike Summary: Spring River in far northeastern Oklahoma is one of two rivers that merge to form Grand River, which is the beginning of Grand Lake. Spring River Canoe Trails, at the upper end of Spring River as it enters Oklahoma, sits a few miles upstream from its sister park, Twin Bridges State Park. (Twin Bridges State Park sits at the junction of the Neosho River and Spring River where they form Grand River.) Originally land belonging to the Wyandotte Indians, this area became private farm land until acquired by the Grand River Dam Authority, and then sold to the state of Oklahoma for park development in 1980. This short hike heads east along the river following an old (now abandoned) road in the park. It then loops back, crosses into the camping area and turns east again to finish at the parking area near the boat ramp.



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Trip Reports

  Date Rating Duration Hiker
Bicentennial State Park - Spring River Canoe Trail - April 25, 2007 April 25, 2007 2 stars 1 hour BirdShooter


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