You can go for walks, runs, and bike rides, on trails and open park areas, but should maintain physical distance (i.e. be more than 6 feet away from persons who are not part of your household) to avoid spread of the virus. Persons at high risk for contracting COVID-19 should consider taking advantage of online fitness classes. Under current City Order, all City, County and River Parks playgrounds are closed. Trails, Turkey Mountain, other open space, and  disc golf courses are open. As always, the health and safety of our staff and residents is our top priority, and we will continue to provide updates and information on our website. (Updated 3/29/20)

ABOUT RIVER PARKS

Our Mission:To enhance community life through stewardship of parks and public spaces along the Arkansas River.
Our Vision:
To provide the region’s premier public spaces for a diversity of outdoor experiences.

Offering the best in outdoor recreation, River Parks’ 26 miles of asphalt-surfaced trails weave past gathering areas, playgrounds, fountains and sculptures along the banks of the Arkansas River in Tulsa. Additionally, River Parks owns and leases hundreds of acres reserved for wildlife habitation and land preservation. River Parks also controls the water levels of portions of the Arkansas River using the gates of the Zink Dam.

ABOUT THE PARK
The park’s varied landscape ranges from manicured lawns to the rugged terrain of the Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness.  River Parks offers dual trails for pedestrians and cyclists, plus seasonal enjoyment of fishing, rowing, kayaking, disc golf, the Blue Rose restaurant, and an outdoor cafe, Elwood’s. The 45 miles of dirt trails on Turkey Mountain are perfect for hiking, mountain biking and equestrian use.

LEARN ABOUT OUR TRAILSEVENTS
Outdoor events occur throughout the year featuring concerts, festivals, fireworks and numerous running and cycling competitions. Several notable events held at River Parks include Linde Oktoberfest, Folds of Honor FreedomFest presented by QuikTrip (Tulsa’s July 4th celebration), Cinco de Mayo, MisFEST and Tulsa Tough. Park facilities are also available for private activities such as company parties.

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FUNDING
River Parks was established as a public-private partnership in 1974. Tulsa County and the City of Tulsa provide the majority of funds for day-to-day River Parks operations. These funds are generously supplemented by private benefactors whose gifts, large and small, make River Parks one of the premier public park facilities in the region.

LEARN MORE ABOUT SUPPORTING RIVER PARKS