Description - Use Talimena State Park as the base for your hiking, biking or ATV adventure in the beautiful Ouachita National Forest.
Talimena State Park marks the Oklahoma entrance to the Talimena Scenic Drive - 54 miles of winding road through the Ouachita Mountains, and known for spectacular spring and fall foliage. Hiking and backpacking trails offers a wide range of scenic, wooded terrain. Dirt bikes and ATV's are permitted in the park as an entrance point to the National Forest Lands.
- Features/Facilities: Pets Allowed • 20 Park Acres • 22 Campsites • Playground • Hiking Trail
Recreation - Talimena State Park offers facilities for picnics and camping, including tables, a group shelter, RV hookups with electric/water, tent campsites, playground, hiking trails, and comfort station with showers.
Climate - This state has a mild climate due to its southern location and low elevations. The western regions of the state are somewhat drier than that of the east. Winter temperatures range from 50 degrees to 25 degrees F. The season extends from December through February and very little snow fall during this period. Spring begins in March, with temperatures between 50 and 70 degrees F. Temperatures rise throughout the season and summer highs begin to peak in July and August. All regions of Oklahoma receive days with temperatures reaching 100 degrees. The southwestern corner of the state usually records the hottest temperatures. by October fall temperatures provide relief from the heat of summer. Temperatures during this season reach into the 60s for highs and dip into the 30s for the lows. The relative humidity has an annual average of 64 percent. The most rainfall occurs during the months of May and June.
7 miles N on Hwy 271