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Cherokee Wildlife Management Area

Near: TahlequahOK (Weather)
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20 Difficulty: Challenging Trail
Trail Description Beautiful rocky trails through hardwood forest. Lots of water on the trails for horses--lots of creek crossings. Some long steep climbs with cliffs and interesting rock formations. Historic area, used during WWI and WWII for military training. Can also ride miles and miles of forestry roads. Not open to horses during hunting seasons.
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Campground Primitive. Tie horses to trailer or hi-tie. Some outhouse style toilets available. No people water or electric. Water available for horses at the low-water bridge crossing.
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, OK
Directions Highway 62 south from Tahlequah to Stone Chapel Road (at the Midway Store). Go south on Stone Chapel until it takes an extreme sharp left turn, approx. 4 miles. You will see the Zeb entrance to the CWMA, with a wide chat road leading into the park. You can park just inside the entrance for day riding (no water or toilets) or you can follow the main road for approx. 3 miles to the low-water slab bridge and camp overnight there.
This information was provided by on 12/13/2004 10:50:45 AM

Notes on Difficulty Rating:  
(Gently sloping or level terrain; trails are groomed or wide open; shallow or no creek crossings. ) 
 More Difficult (Moderate hills over consistent surface; possibly some narrow trails and short steeper slopes) 
 Rigorous (Easy to More Difficult for rider but physically challenging for horse such as on a level surface through deep sand) 
 Challenging (Possible rocky, uneven surface, steep slopes, uncleared trails, faster flowing streams and other obstacles that lead to more difficult riding for rider and horse)

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