Picnicking & Playgrounds
Areas for picnicking are scattered throughout the park, including rest stops along the trails offering tables and benches with views to the river. Playground equipment is located on the east bank at 19th, 41st, and 96th Streets and on the west bank at the River West Festival Park. Please refer to maps for more detailed information about parking, restrooms and other amenities.
An 18-hole disc golf course is located between 31st and 48th Streets on the east bank, with the first tee located just south of the 41st Street Plaza. The course was designed in cooperation with the Tulsa Disc Sports Association. A 9-hole disc golf course is located on the west bank of the river north of the River West Festival Park. More information is available at www.tulsadiscsports.org.
The Tulsa Rugby Football Club subleases its field at 38th and Riverside Drive, where it holds practices and games. The club competes in the USA Rugby Football Union and plays both a spring and a fall season. For more information, visit www.tulsarugbyclub.com.
The BOK Plaza is a focal point of the park at 71st and Riverside and a popular backdrop for photos. Bank of Oklahoma and NatureWorks, Inc. partnered to create a sandstone waterfall populated with a mother Black bear and her three cubs.
Townies Bicycle Rental
The distinctive pink townie bikes offer convenient, free 24-hour bicycle rentals which are operated seasonally and maintained by the Saint Francis Health System. Rental stations are located at 19th and 41st Streets. Equipped with GPS tracking, the bikes are released by swiping a credit card, with the fee credited back to your card in full when the bike is returned to the rental rack within 24 hours. For more information, visit www.tulsa-townies.com.
The River SkatePark is operated by the City of Tulsa Parks Department (not River Parks) and is located south of 23rd Street on the west bank. The facility is fenced and lighted, with steel ramps and jumps, as well as spectator seating; no on-site staffing or supervision is provided. Information about the River SkatePark is available by calling Tulsa Parks at (918) 596-2527 or visiting http://www.cityoftulsa.org.