Bike Mt. Scott in the Wichita Mountains

Bike Mt. Scott in the Wichita Mountains

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Distance

2.7 Miles

Elevation Gain

1000 Feet

Activities

Fitness, Cycling, Photography, Running

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Blake Batchelor

Easy Parking
Family Friendly
Food Nearby
Picnic Area
Scenic
Wildflowers
Wildlife

Mt. Scott is one of the tallest mountains in Oklahoma's Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. It has a perfect, paved road to the top and 1000 feet of elevation gain, which makes it the best uphill/downhill cycling destination for the Dallas, OKC region. Take in the spectacular views of the Refuge and Lake Lawtonka as you climb 2.7 miles at a consistent 7.5% grade. Then, enjoy a screaming ride back down to the car where speeds easily reach 50+ mph. Be careful!

Park at the base of Mt. Scott in the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge, Oklahoma. This ride may be linked up with other routes around the refuge or Medicine Park. The route is a straight out and back up and down Mt. Scott. It is 2.7 miles at a consistent 7.5% grade. Some people do multiple laps on Mt. Scott. There are no restrooms or water at Mt. Scott so plan ahead. Medicine Park is only 5 minutes away and has food, water, and lodging. Camping is available at Lake Lawtonka or Camp Doris. This is a classic bike ride in the Oklahoma/Texas area. Have fun and be safe on the downhill! Respect traffic laws and remember weekends will have more vehicular traffic. Mt. Scott is a popular driving destination for good reason. Good food can be found at Meers, Anne's, or anywhere in Medicine Park. 

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Distance

2.7 Miles

Elevation Gain

1000 Feet

Activities

Fitness, Cycling, Photography, Running

Skill

Intermediate

Season

Year Round

Type

Out-and-Back

Added by

Blake Batchelor

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