Lawrence Wahpepah Walking and Hiking Trails

Original Walking Trail(s) and Land

Current Expansion



Lawrence Wahpepah Hiking Trail Project

The park has been sponsored by the following Grants and benefactors:

                                                                                                    Parks and Tourism – $25000 – (1995-99);                       COEDD - $20,000 (1998) Pavillion;          Lawrence Wahpapeh Family - Bench, Bridge and donations

                                                                                                       OK Healthy Incentives Grant (TSET) - $10,000 – bleachers and equipment (2015);            Citizen Potawatomi Nation - $18,000 – (2015) – clearing 27 acres


                                                                         ODOT, AVEDIS FOUNDATION and COEDD - $150,000 – (2016-17) - expansion

Local Businesses and Organizations who have given of their time and resources:

ONLINE ELECTRIC – Roger & Pat White                                                                                            W D CONSTRUCTION – Ben Drew

STANLEY STORAGE – Stan & Wanda Jackson                                                                                 ELLIOTT PAWN – Wes Elliott

ABILEZ CONSTRUCTION – Rubin Abilez                                                                                           LEMPGES FARMS – Matt Lempges

MIKE’s LAWN – Mike Slover                                                                                                                McLOUD TAG AGENCY, INC. – Sherry Nash

NEO CONSTRUCITON – Bill Eslinger                                                                                                   KIWANIS, STUDENTS and RESIDENTS


ODOT Three phase construction:                                                   1.    Clear land, install new bleachers and paint structures in park

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        2.     Lay out Trail, pour 6 ft. concrete path, build bridges and playground area

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        3.     Construct pavilions at each pond, add roadway, parking lot and lighting



This is a large project and will take time to complete and will be something the city can be proud to share. 

                                                                                      McLoud City Council (2016)


For more information, contact McLoud City hall – 405-788-4751 -