Top Adventures in Bartlesville

  • Camp at Osage Hills State Park

    Only 15 minutes away from Bartlesville on SH-60 is the scenic Osage Hills State Park. It boasts lush greenery, lakes and creeks for fishing, hiking trails, and mountain biking trails to enjoy. There are 20 semi-modern sites with electricity hook-u...

  • Photograph the Tallgrass Prairie Preserve

    Near the town of Pawhuska and about a 50-minute drive west of Bartlesville, is the incredibly scenic Tallgrass Prairie Preserve. The 50 mile drive through it spans to the Kansas border. Along all the way, you can see thousands of roaming buffalo, ...

  • Hike Timber Ridge Trail

    Timber Ridge Trail is a 2.4 mile loop hike that takes you by a river located near Independence, Kansas.

    2.4 miles 236 ft gain

  • Hike Table Mound Trail

    Table Mound Trail is a 5.6 mile out and back hike that takes you by a lake located near Independence, Kansas.

    5.6 miles 459 ft gain

  • Hike the Elk River Hiking Trail

    Just west of the Elk City Lake Dam is a small parking area. The scarcity of foot traffic is highlighted by the size of the parking lot. You'll begin your hike by crossing over a minimal footbridge that spans a small stream. Once over the stream, y...

    14.1 miles 866 ft gain

  • Underground Urbexing in Tulsa

    Park at the Blue Rose restaurant’s parking lot on Riverside Drive and head south along the trail until you reach the 23rd Street Bridge. Head down toward the river and you'll soon see the large entryway into the tunnel. Large amounts of graffiti ...

    3 miles

  • Nearby camping, hotels, and more

    • Copan, Oklahoma

      Washington Cove

      Overview Washington Cove Campground is located on the banks of Copan Lake in Oklahoma's Green Country. Camping, boating, picnicking, hunting, and fishing are popular activities.Recreation Copan Lak...

    • Barnsdall, Oklahoma

      Birch Cove

      Overview Birch Cove is located at Birch Lake in Osage County, Oklahoma. Cradled in valleys surrounded by rolling, forested hills, the lake is a perfect setting for nature lovers and other outdoor e...

    • Barnsdall, Oklahoma

      Twin Cove Point

      Overview Twin Cove Point is a day-use area located at Birch Lake in Osage County, Oklahoma. Cradled in valleys surrounded by rolling, forested hills, the lake is a perfect setting for nature lovers...

    • Oologah, Oklahoma

      Hawthorn Bluff

      Overview Hawthorn Bluff is located on Oologah Lake in northeastern Oklahoma, less than 30 miles from Tulsa. The lake provides an ideal getaway for fishing, boating, picnicking and camping. Prevaili...

    • Claremore, Oklahoma

      Spencer Creek

      Overview Spencer Creek is located on Oologah Lake in northeastern Oklahoma, an hour north of Tulsa. The lake provides an ideal getaway for fishing, boating, picnicking and camping. Prevailing winds...

    • Claremore, Oklahoma

      Blue Creek

      Overview Blue Creek is located on Oologah Lake in northeast Oklahoma, about 45 miles from Tulsa. The lake provides an ideal getaway for fishing, boating, picnicking and camping. Prevailing winds ma...

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