Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Oklahoma

By Dawn Brotherton

Start Your Trek: 7 Best Hiking Retailers in Oklahoma

Oklahoma has some wonderful trails for hiking, whether you want a short day trip or a longer trek into nature. But the first thing you need to do is find good hiking equipment that will stand up to the elements of nature without weighing you down. Here are seven stores that carry high-quality gear that will meet your needs. 

1. The Gadget Company, Tulsa, OK

If you’re looking for solar power or rechargers to take on your hiking trip, this store carries a large selection of Goal Zero and YETI products that will fit into your backpack for added power when you’re out in nature. 

2. Green Beetle, Tulsa, OK

Green Beetle is an independent and locally owned store in Tulsa that carries excellent products. You can’t beat Eberlestock equipment for backpacks. If it’s good enough for Olympic-class biathletes, it’s going to be great for your trek. The store carries many products for survival, such as fire starters, water treatment, and first aid kits. 

3. Native Summit Adventure Outfitters, Edmond, OK

Native Summit is locally owned and operated by outdoor enthusiasts who stock and sell products that they have used and believe in. You’ll find a great selection of lightweight hiking boots and shoes and many other pieces of equipment that will keep you safe and comfortable on the trail. 

4. Bass Pro Shops, Oklahoma City, OK

You can find all types of hiking gear at Bass Pro Shops, but one thing you’ll want to throw in your pack are the SOL emergency blankets, ponchos, and first aid kits. These items are extremely lightweight and easy to carry, but vital in case you get lost or stranded. It’s a small thing, but it will add to your peace of mind when you’re out on a mountain. 

5. Backwoods, Oklahoma City and Tulsa, OK

Since 1973, Backwoods has been supplying hikers, campers, and other outdoor enthusiasts with the best gear. Find everything from Oboz hiking shoes to breathable fleeces from MtnLogic for those chillier expeditions. Backwoods will supply you with everything you will need for a successful and safe hiking experience. 

6. Stillwater Summit Co., Stillwater, OK

Stillwater Summit Co. is the destination to shop at before you conquer your next outdoor adventure. On their site, they state that, "it is our mission to provide the best quality outdoor gear & apparel along with the best customer service,” and that they do! It is a known fact that the owners and staff here are incredible and with brands like YETI and Cotopaxi, you are sure to leave happy.

A Cotopaxi windbreaker is a great jacket on a day like today. #stillwatersummitco #getoutanddostuff #staywarm

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7. Ascent, Tulsa, OK

Ascent, located in Tulsa, carries an extremely well-selected inventory of hiking gear, clothing, shoes, and tools. You can find everything you'll need to “ascend” on your next escapade! Not only do they carry the finest products from brands, like Arc’teryx and Kuhl, but the raved-about customer service is just outstanding! Check out Ascent and feed your passion. 

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