The Cleveland Trail in Cleveland, Oklahoma, follows an abandoned right-of-way of the old MissouriKansasTexa Railroad (MKT). The trail runs for 2.5 miles between Jodebo Road south of the town and the Arkansas River opposite Osage. The trail ends at the old trestle crossing the river.
The trail follows a wooded corridor with surrounding wetlands riverine habitat. Year-round watch for waterfowl and shorebirds. During winter, you may see a bald eagle.
For more information about the trail, contact Cleveland Parks & Rec:
201 North Broadway
Cleveland, OK 74020
Parking and Trail Access
On the Jodebo Road end there is parking for a few cars. A second (and larger) parking place is off US 64. Take US 64 south from Cleveland to E. Cedar Creek Drive (N3670 Rd.); turn left (north). Right after you cross the trail, parking is on the right.
Watch out for the bridge!
"July 7, 2005: Short but interesting. We started at the Cleveland Trailhead which gave us the best of the trail. First railroad bridge is paved with a railing on both sides. The second railroad bridge was another story and could have been fatal! It is ...
This is a nice trail. Two side runs to the water. The first bridge was great but the second needs some work.