National Wildlife Refuge System

P.O. Box 816
Okmulgee, OK, 74447
Phone: 918-652-0456
E-mail: lori_jones@fws.gov

CUSSETAH BOARDWALK TRAIL

Trail Information

  • Length: 0.45 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 1.5
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Asphalt/boardwalk

Special Features

  • Lush forest, quiet creek, wetlands
  • Prothonotary warblers, deer
  • Accessible from gravel parking lot, ends with boardwalk
  • Two wetland overlooks - hawks, egrets, heron
  • Wildlife viewing blind

RAILROAD TRAIL AND RIVER OVERLOOK

Trail Information

  • Length: 1 Miles
  • Grade: Gentle
    • GENTLE SLOPE: average slope 0% to 5%
    • MODERATE SLOPE: average slope 5% to 8%
    • STEEP SLOPE: slope of 8% or more
  • Cross Slope: 1.5
    • Cross slope is the grade that is perpendicular to the direction of the trail. Cross slope information is most useful to wheelchair users. Wheelchairs are very difficult to drive or maneuver on steep cross slopes. A cross slope of less than 3% provides maximum accessibility.
  • Surface: Unimproved/grass

Special Features

  • Old railroad bed
  • Flat terrain to boardwalk river overlook
  • Beaver, red-eared sliders, songbirds
  • Additional trail up steep hillside to 360-degree view
  • Call ahead to verify trails are open


Deep Fork
National Wildlife Refuge

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Last updated: October 28, 2010