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Burford Lake Trail

Easy

Trail

0.4 mile 0.7 kilometer point to point
100% Runnable
Easy

Elevation

Ascent: 4' 1 m
Descent: -6' -2 m
High: 1,545' 471 m
Low: 1,539' 469 m

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Max Grade: 2% (1°)

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Trail shared by Dustin Brown

An excellent trail for kids, well marked with educational signs.

Dustin Brown

Features Birding · Fall Colors · Lake · River/Creek · Views · Wildflowers · Wildlife

Sunrise to Sunset access.

Description

The trailhead is marked in the parking lot. Be sure to stop by the Refuge Headquarters to get an information book and visit the museum. This trail is excellent for kids and families. Careful once at the top of the dam, there are amazing views, but some very steep precipices.

To return either go back the way you came, or follow the lake around on the Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge - Burford Lake featured run. This area can get very busy during the weekends and school holidays. The refuge is a great place to explore, enjoy!

Flora & Fauna

Beavers are active in this area.

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#13

in Oklahoma

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Early morning at Burford Lake
Apr 8, 2015 near Cache, OK
Burford beaver along the Burford Lake Trail
Apr 8, 2015 near Cache, OK
Kids love the view
Mar 29, 2015 near Cache, OK

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