Tree Trails in Oklahoma!

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Do you love to get out on the hiking trail and experience the great outdoors? Have you ever wondered about the trees around or near the trails? Oklahoma has many diverse landscapes with accessible trails for the public! Check out our list of tree identification hiking trails we've mapped for you! Download the free Tree Trails app by Texas Forest Service to find more trails with tree species identified for you. 

 

The Tree Trails app creates a custom tree trail with species identification and benefit information on the trees. It allows teachers, youth organization leaders, and the general public to move the classroom outside and utilize corresponding educational curriculum to learn about these trees. Features include the ability to navigate through maps of trails and trees, toggle between aerial and street views as well as GPS capabilities.

 

 

No trails near your home? Design your own Tree ID Trail today with the Tree Trails app! It's easy and a great educational opportunity to do with classrooms, scouts, or master gardeners! You can even use the below tree species pages to add QR codes to the tree for more information. Send us your trail and we'll add it to our website! Happy hiking! 

 

Forest Trees of Oklahoma 

Forest Trees of Oklahoma is an useful tree identification manual that has helped many generations of Oklahoman's learn about their native trees. This book contains over 150 tree species and a complex dichotomous key to assist in identifying native trees. The manual is available for purchase online or in person at the OFS Oklahoma City office (2800 N. Lincoln Blvd). 

The following are tree species from the Forest Trees of Oklahoma book. 

American elm
Baldcypress
Black cherry
Black hickory
Black locust
Black Walnut
Black Willow
Blackjack Oak
Bur Oak
Chinkapin Oak
Common persimmon 
Eastern Cottonwood
Eastern Red Cedar
Eastern redbud
Hackberry
Honeylocust
Kentucky Coffeetree
Lacebark Elm
Northern Catalpa
Northern Red Oak
Osage Orange
Paper mulberry
Pecan
Pin Oak
Post Oak
Red mulberry
River Birch
Sawtooth Oak
Shumard Oak
Sweetgum
Southern catalpa
Southern red oak
Sycamore
White Ash
White Popular