Construction of New Playgrounds at Helmerich Park to Begin Monday, June 17; Park Will Be Closed During Project

Construction to replace both playgrounds at Helmerich Park, 7301 Riverside Drive, will begin on Monday, June 17. The park will be completely closed during this project, including access to the River Parks trails at this location. Both the playground for ages 2-5, and the playground for ages 5-12 will be replaced. The project is scheduled… Read more »

RIVER PARKS HAS REOPENED!

River Parks has reopened, and parking lots are now accessible. Please exercise caution when utilizing the park and trail system to avoid any hazards resulting from the recent flooding situation.

Introducing the newest addition to the NatureWorks collection at River Parks at 41st and Riverside

Introducing the newest addition to the NatureWorks collection at River Parks at 41st and Riverside. Thanks to all who helped and all who joined us to enjoy the unveiling of Great Blue Heron at River Parks Thursday. Special thanks to sculptor Raymond Gibby of Spanish Fork, Utah, and his parents Greg and Barbara who traveled from… Read more »

The trail behind River Spirit Casino is closed. You may still use the old trail in front of the casino.

The trail behind River Spirit Casino is closed. You may still use the old trail in front of the casino.

Here’s where to check the Arkansas River water releases from Keystone Dam

http://www.swt-wc.usace.army.mil/KEYS.lakepage.html

Warning: Poison Ivy is out and about

Stay on the trails and you’ll be fine. Go into the bushes and you’ll be sorry!  

Asphalt Repair on East Bank during February 2019 – Detours possible

Crews will be filling cracks on the east bank trails over the course of the next few weeks (Feb 2019). During this time, small sections of trail will be detoured to allow the hot tar to be applied. Please avoid these areas. Thanks!

Intermittent trail closure under I-244 bridge east and west banks

Trail work update: There will be intermittent trail closure under I-244 bridge east and west banks to improve aesthetics and add some interpretive signage for Route 66. You can easily detour across 11th Street Bridge provided but watch for crossing traffic. Anticipated complete date May/2019

Buy the Turkey Mountain 2019 Calendar!

Buy the Turkey Mountain 2019 Calendar! $25.00 – Price includes free shipping within USA. Please visit our Donate link to purchase your calendar. Contact us at events@riverparks.org for international inquires. 100% of proceeds to benefit Turkey Mountain and River Parks so thank you for your support!!!!

West Bank Trail Striping

A trail striping project has begun on the west bank trail between the River West Festival Park and Turkey Mountain. The trail will remain open; however, trail users should use caution and watch for “wet paint” signs. This project is anticipated to be completed by early November.