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.

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 Sand Bar restaurant, and an outdoor cafe, Yard Bar. The 45 miles of dirt trails on Turkey Mountain are perfect for hiking, mountain biking and trail running.

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.

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