Black Towns of Oklahoma Bike Tour

September 21 2024
Muskogee, OK
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Distances: 25, 40, 60, 100 miles
Difficulty: Difficult terrain with longer, steeper hills

Hop on your bicycle and take a tour of Oklahoma's remaining Black Towns during The Black Towns of Oklahoma Bike Tour. This bike tour will take riders through Oklahoma's 13 remaining black towns along the east side of the state, including Tullahassee, Red Bird, Taft, Rentiesville and more. The event takes place during the Locative Arts & Music Festival, giving riders a chance to take in one-of-a-kind artworks and live music performances while touring Oklahoma's black towns. There are two rides available, a road ride that takes place on smooth, paved roads and a gravel ride, which adds an extra level of difficulty. Pick whichever ride suits you and learn some of Oklahoma's hidden history during The Black Towns of Oklahoma Bike Tour.

Black Towns of Oklahoma Bike Tour

Start Located At: Depot Green, 205 Elgin St, Muskogee, OK 74401, United States
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3 Rivers Muesum is hosting packet pick up from 10 am to 8 pm.  Hannibal Johnson the aurthor of " Acres of Aspiration"  The All-Black Towns in Oklahoma will have a book signing.  This will serve as a meet and greet for the riders and the public.  Refreshments will be served.

The bike tour starts at 0900 am Saturday, September 23rd, 2023.  After your ride you can relax and enjoy Localmotion Fall Arts Festival from 10:00 am - 9:00 pm. It's a great festival lots of Arts, crafts and music.


Registration Fees

All Routes 50.00


Rest stop every 12 to 15 miles and full sag support.

Packet Pickups

3 Rivers Muesum is hosting packet pick up from 10 am to 8 pm.  210 Elgin St. Muskogee, Ok

Prize / Race Categories

No prizes just a finisher medal.

Adequate Car Parking
Registration On the Day
Pre-Packet Pickups
Support for Participants
Route Signposted
First Aid
Emergency Contact No
SAG Wagon
Escort / Police Escort
Roving Mechanical Support
Mechanical Support at Rest Stops
Closed Roads
Downloadable GPS files
Feed / Aid Stations
Post Event Meal(s) Provided As Part of Entry
Number of Aid Stations: 6