River Parks named as NatureWork’s 2019 Wildlife Stewardship Award Recipient – Thank You NatureWorks!

The River Parks Authority was named recipient of NatureWork’s 2019 Wildlife Stewardship Award at their annual banquet at Southern Hills Thursday evening. The upcoming Great Blue Heron monument will be dedicated to River Parks.For info on NatureWorks http://natureworks.org/

Asphalt Repair on East Bank during February 2019 – Detours possible

Crews will be filling cracks on the east bank trails over the course of the next few weeks (Feb 2019). During this time, small sections of trail will be detoured to allow the hot tar to be applied. Please avoid these areas. Thanks!

Intermittent trail closure under I-244 bridge east and west banks

Trail work update: There will be intermittent trail closure under I-244 bridge east and west banks to improve aesthetics and add some interpretive signage for Route 66. You can easily detour across 11th Street Bridge provided but watch for crossing traffic. Anticipated complete date May/2019

Buy the Turkey Mountain 2019 Calendar!

Buy the Turkey Mountain 2019 Calendar! $25.00 – Price includes free shipping within USA. Please visit our Donate link to purchase your calendar. Contact us at events@riverparks.org for international inquires. 100% of proceeds to benefit Turkey Mountain and River Parks so thank you for your support!!!!

West Bank Trail Striping

A trail striping project has begun on the west bank trail between the River West Festival Park and Turkey Mountain. The trail will remain open; however, trail users should use caution and watch for “wet paint” signs. This project is anticipated to be completed by early November.

Gathering Place and East Bank Trail are now open

Gathering Place, Tulsa’s Riverfront Park, is now open in the 31st and Riverside area. The River Parks and the Midland Valley trail have also re-opened. Please visit www.gatheringplace.org for details about this beautiful park, the many activities it offers, parking, food service, entertainment, maps and more. A Gathering Place app is also available for download…. Read more »

East bank stabilization project completed

The City of Tulsa began a bank stabilization project on January 15, 2018 has been completed. The stabilization project will be just south of the 56th Street and Riverside restrooms and parking area. In order to properly and permanently fix the erosion, about 500 linear feet of trees will be removed and a special concrete… Read more »