If You’re Looking for Fall Colors Take This Oklahoma Scenic Drive
If you're looking for fall colors this Oklahoma scenic drive is the place to go. Take a trip down this 54-mile winding mountain-top road for fantastic fall foliage and breathtaking views. Now's the time to plan your trip to see the best colors. It's the perfect daycation or quick weekend getaway that the entire family will enjoy.
The Talimena Scenic Drive has some of the most beautiful countryside in the Sooner State and Arkansas. There are plenty of stops along the way and unique sights to take in. The scenic byway starts at the Talimena State Park in Talihina, OK. and runs a little over 50 miles through Eastern Oklahoma and Western Arkansas.
The Talimena Scenic Drive is the place to see fall colors and breathtaking views
Now is the perfect time to take the trip as all the leaves are changing and over the past few days have really become colorful and vibrant. The official Talimena Facebook has TONS of great pictures people have taken over the past couple of days. You can even enter a photo contest for a shot at winning a $720.00 cash prize!
I've heard from friends and family several times throughout the years about just how beautiful the Talimena National Scenic Drive is, but I've never had the opportunity to make the drive myself. I plan on changing that sometime soon. Maybe as soon as this fall. It would be a great way to kick off the 2023 holiday season!
Hit play on the video below for a virtual trip along the Talimena Scenic Drive
Most people think you have to travel to the Northeast U.S. to places like Maine, Vermont, New York, Massachusetts, or New Hampshire to see fall colors. Sure, those places are known for their colorful fall leaves, but the Sooner State has its fair share too. Not only that the Talimena Scenic Drive has lots of unique places to stop, shop and eat along the way. So it's more than just a scenic autumn drive, a lot more.
Time is running out to see the best fall colors. Soon the temperatures will be too cold and the trees will lose all their leaves. You can visit the official Talimena Scenic Drive website for more information or check them out on Facebook. Check out the photo gallery below of other places to see fall colors in Oklahoma.