Tag - Difficulty: Easy/Mildly Challenging

Easier hikes. Ones that we rate the difficulty level as Easy (1 of 5) or Mildly Challenging (2 of 5).

Lake Tenkiller: Buzzard Roost Trail Fall Pics

Buzzard Roost Trail, Lake Tenkiller
At the southeast part of the loop, not long after the creek crossing.

The Buzzard Roost Nature Trail at Lake Tenkiller (northwest Sequoyah County, Oklahoma) is a pretty 1-mile loop on Cato Creek.

Although there are no blazes, it is not hard to follow the trail. It has some pretty views, especially along the creek.

My full profile of the trail is in this post. These are more photos I took on that hike (November 19, 2016).

Buzzard Roost Trail, Lake Tenkiller
Buzzard Roost Nature Trail, Lake Tenkiller

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Lake Tenkiller: Buzzard Roost Nature Trail – 1 mi

Buzzard Roost Trail, Lake Tenkiller
On the east side of the trail, near the south end. Cato Creek is off to the right. (Panoramic.)

Buzzard Roost Nature Trail is a scenic 1-mile loop trail along Cato Creek by Lake Tenkiller in northwest Sequoyah County, Oklahoma. It’s a Corps of Engineers public use area, near Cato Creek Landing.

There is a little climbing on the trail, but it is not difficult.

The trail heads generally southwest along a stretch of the creek.

About halfway down the west side of the loop, the trail makes a short detour to the west where it crosses a side stream ravine.

Buzzard Roost Trail, Lake Tenkiller
The wooden and stone bridge that crosses the stream about midway through the west side of the loop.

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Robbers Cave Nature Trail — .5 mi

Robbers Cave Nature Trail
View from higher elevation of the Robbers Cave Nature Trail (panoramic).

Robbers Cave Nature Trail is a pretty cool .4-mile loop trail at Robbers Cave State Park (Latimer County, Oklahoma, near Wilburton) in the Sans Bois Mountains of southeast Oklahoma. It’s a must-see if you’re in the area.

The trail goes around and over some really cool rock formations, including the namesake Robbers Cave.

Robbers Cave Nature Trail
Robbers Cave, adjacent to the nature trail

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Lake Tenkiller: Overlook Nature Trail – 2 mi

Overlook Nature Trail, Lake Tenkiller
Trail overlook area around .3 miles (panoramic).

Overlook Nature Trail at Lake Tenkiller (Sequoyah County, Oklahoma) is a pleasant 1.1-mile wooded hike along the south end of Lake Tenkiller. It’s a scenic walk and during leaf-off has quite a few views of the lake.

The total out-and-back hike is 2.2 miles.

Overlook Nature Trail, Lake Tenkiller
Overlook Nature Trail, Lake Tenkiller

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