Many park visitors may find the miles of trail and hundreds of acres that are River Parks to be slightly overwhelming. With that in mind, here are five attractions at River Parks that garner the most interest from the public:
Held annually at the River West Festival Park, Tulsa Oktoberfest features giant tents, authentic German atmosphere, and beverages and food you’ll love. The festival is attended by well over 60,000 people every year.
29th Street Pedestrian Bridge
The Pedestrian Bridge, formerly used by the Midland Valley Railroad, spans the river’s 1,400-foot channel at 29th and Riverside. Hundreds of persons cross the bridge each day.
This Celtic festival features the Highland Games and the all-new MacBeerFest. OK Scotfest received national media attention in 2011 when event coordinators constructed the World’s Largest Kilt in honor of the festival.
Visitors to River Parks are often pleasantly surprised by the amount of art in the park. Thanks to NatureWorks and other artists and donations, River Parks boasts a work of art for every mile of trail along the east bank. Read more about art in the park here.
This urban lake is created by a low-water dam underneath the Pedestrian Bridge near 31st Street and Riverside Drive.