Find Yourself at River Parks
Find your favorite place at River Parks! Iconic structures abound, both man-made and natural. The 29th Street Pedestrian Bridge is one of the more famous installations at River Parks.
World-Class Trail System
Thanks to generous donations from private donors and public contributions, River Parks features a world-class paved trail system perfect for running, hiking, mountain-biking and walking.
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The River Parks trail system features over 26 miles of paved trails and 40 miles of networked dirt paths at Turkey MTN. Get your maps here!
Events at River Parks
River Parks is home to Tulsa’s most exciting events, including Tulsa Oktoberfest, The Color Run, SCOTFEST, Tulsa Tough, and much more! Learn more about upcoming events on the River Parks calendar.
Important Trail Update
The River Parks trail segment from 71st to 77th along Riverside Drive is closed due to the planned dual-trail upgrade. The anticipated completion of this segment is late spring. The West Bank Trail from the West Bank Sports Complex (soccer fields) to Cherry Creek will have intermittent closures until Summer 2015.
River Parks Celebrates 40 Years!
Established in 1974 as a public-private partnership, River Parks celebrates its 40th year of operation in 2014. That’s 40 years of providing the public with Tulsa’s best events, trails, and recreational opportunities! River Parks presents a number of unique opportunities for visitors to experience Tulsa’s great outdoors. Our proximity to the Arkansas River gives unprecedented access to our prairie river. Over 26 miles of curated paved trails offer runners and cyclists a world-class opportunity to freely travel along the river. Turkey MTN, one of the few urban wildernesses in the United States, is an exciting area to explore, mountain bike, hike, and “get away from it all”. Events at River Parks include Tulsa Oktoberfest, SCOTFEST, The Color Run, Tulsa Tough, and a number of other festivals, 5k events, cycling races, and more. Come find your place at River Parks!
Run, Ride, Rock, and Roll at the 2014 Full Moon Run!
For 27 years, the Full Moon Run has stayed true to its roots as Tulsa’s greatest evening run ‘n’ rock event! With a fast course that lends itself to Personal Bests, serious runners will get a rush from the crowd of spectators and party atmosphere. This isn’t just for the experts, though! An all-new addition to the Full Moon Run in 2014 is the “Ride ‘n’ Roll”, an event that welcomes bicycles, longboards, skateboards, and rollerblades out onto Riverside Drive on a 5 mile course! Ride ‘n’ Roll is perfect for anyone on wheels that would like to join in on the Full Moon fun.