BaseCamp 2017! – Sept 30th at Turkey Mountain

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Make the short trek to BASECAMP at Turkey Mountain! Set up camp and enjoy family, food, friends, fire, and fantastic music starting on Saturday afternoon, September 30, 2017. Get there early for the fun and games, then stake out your spot at the BASECAMP amphitheater to enjoy some chill live music from 4-11pm. BaseCamp is a relaxed, family-friendly atmosphere that has plenty of entertainment for everyone!

PURCHASE YOUR TICKETS NOW! Very limited quantities of EXCLUSIVE discounted ticket offers are available this year; private pavilion passes, and much more. 100% of the proceeds will benefit Tulsa River Parks Authority. There are limited numbers of camping passes that will be sold, so get yours before they are gone!

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June 3 – Turkey Mountain Outdoor Expo – A Celebration of National Trails Day

On Saturday, June 3rd from 10 am to 2 pm, come celebrate the American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day at the Turkey Mountain Outdoor Expo thanks to St. John Health Systems, Ascension, and River Parks Authority!!!! Vendors will be set up to provide hand-outs, demonstrations and information for all fitness, running, hiking, biking, camping and outdoor enthusiasts. More info can be found HERETurkeyMountainExpoGraphic

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Upper Parking lot to be closed for approximately 3 weeks for expansion

Good news for Turkey! The upper parking lot is going to get expanded! Construction crews plan to start Weds, April 8 and the project will take about 3 weeks to complete. The upper parking lot will be closed during this time. Turkey_Update

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Research Survey Being Conducted, Will you help?

Research is currently being conducted for a school project. Will you help out by answering this brief survey about Turkey?
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Fire Danger High! Fires are not allowed at Turkey.

If you see someone with a fire, call the police!Fire_No_Fire

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Join our Mountain Goats Trail Club Training program!

Ever wanted to try adding some trails to your workouts? Join our Mountain Goats Trail Club Training program and we’ll guide you on how to use the trails of Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area to supplement your road work. Trails keep things interesting!

For more info and to register, visit:

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Please avoid this trail for a little while!

Trail repair – Great erosion work thanks to River Parks trail crew and volunteers!


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Trail repair in progress at Turkey. Please do not use trails that ask you not to. Thanks!

You may notice trail repair at Turkey. Please avoid this trail so it can heal and use the trail just to the west of it. Thank you! img_0019

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Half n Half Marathon at Turkey Mountain Sunday Dec, 11th

Sunday, December 11. An event where you have the option of running a half marathon on either a trail or half marathon on a paved surface. Both half marathon’s will start at the same time and be going on simultaneously! The other option is to run both surfaces! Run a full marathon starting on the trail course and finishing on the paved course.
New this year is the option of running a full marathon with both half’s on pavement!
Sign up HEREhnh16

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Ready to get outside and enjoy fall?  Hikers and walkers of all levels are invited to join foresters from across the state for the annual “Walk in the Forest” event held at Turke Mountain Urban Wilderness Area in southwest Tulsa from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on October 22. Foresters and natural resource professionals from across the state will be stationed along the trail to provide information about the forest,which is located in Tulsa’s backyard.  There will additionally be special activities for kids at each station.




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