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Hefner Lake & Park

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Address: 4491 South Lake Hefner Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73116
Phone Number: 1 405 297 2211; 1 405 843 1565 (golf); 1 405 843 4976 (patrol)

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They really are trying to make this a major attraction to the area. Walking paths, restaurants, lots of lake activities. Gets full weekend summers.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 22, 2015
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

They really are trying to make this a major attraction to the area. Walking paths, restaurants, lots of lake activities. Gets full weekend summers.

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Texas
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

It's the site of the Redman Full Triathlon (140.6 miles) and the Half (70.3 miles), a wonderful race.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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49 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is a nice place to go for a quiet walk or just to watch the sunset over the lake. It's clean and well-maintained.

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Oklahoma City, OK
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Hefner lake is a great place to go to escape the city for a bit. It is about 9 miles around the circumference, and is very flat. It is a nice place to go for a walk after dinner, or to jog or bike. Sometimes when we are in a drought (often) the water level is low, which is kind... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

i love love love the walking/biking sidewalk that goes around the lake. we often take our bikes or just walk, the 9+ miles around. Be sure & take your own water & snacks, because there is only one area that has restaurants. i dislike the fact that in the whole 9+ miles, there's only 2 porta-potties. if you're walking the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hefner Lake and Park are great for running, riding bikes, just taking a walk, playing at park, flying kites and for animal lovers they have a great dog park.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I grew up closer to Overholser Lake but in recent years, I've spent lot of time around Lake Hefner. We eat on East Wharf from time to time and love watching the sunset from that side of the lake. Stars and Stripes park needs some work. Either remove the brick wall or repair it. Just looks bad. Our family is... More 

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Seattle
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

The water was too low and the lake was just depressing Don't really see what the attraction is. just a man-made suburban lake.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Nice drive around the like to see Oklahoma City and the lake it was a very beautiful place to see. The day we were there the weather was very cold and the lake was down.

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

This was a wonderful place to get outside and run or walk. Nice trails and great views. Would definitely recommend!

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