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River Parks

11th Street, Tulsa, OK 74127
918 596 2001
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Ranked #16 of 61 attractions in Tulsa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Parks
Activities: Jogging
Owner description: This ten-mile, asphalt-paved running, walking and biking trail crosses the River Parks along the banks of the Arkansas River past picturesque gardens,... more » Owner description: This ten-mile, asphalt-paved running, walking and biking trail crosses the River Parks along the banks of the Arkansas River past picturesque gardens, fountains, life-sized wildlife sculptures and murals. « less
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Whether I am walking down there or I am listening to music and smoking a nice cigar while people watching, Tulsa's River Parks is the place to be.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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65 reviews 65 reviews
18 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

It really depends where you are in the park system as to how your experience will rate. There are some excellent amenities along the trails, and there are some areas that are a bit rough.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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41 reviews 41 reviews
12 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

Our River Park area just continues to grow and attract so many activities...I drive by there daily and have yet to see it idle...we are so fortunate for those visions from years past who germinated the idea AND MORE IMPORTANTLY Mr. George Kaiser et al who are advancing it to new heights...now if we could only keep the water level... More

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Seattle, Washington, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

Tulsa has preserved much of the Arkansas River course through the city as forested parkland, well designed for walking, biking, and other activities. It is a fantastic amenity right in the middle of the city. If you are visiting the city, take a break and enjoy this lovely "linear park."

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oklahoma
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54 reviews 54 reviews
25 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

River parks us fun if you like being outdoors. The area is always expanding too. There is another park in the works near by it that will be fabulous when it's completed. That will make the River Park area even better! Right on the river, long trails for biking, walking. Plenty of places to sit and hang out. Restaurants on... More

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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The parks trails continue to improve. If you are passing through and need to stretch, pull up to a parking place and take a walk along the paved trails. Very relaxing.

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Tulsa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We live within walking distance of Riverparks - use it almost daily. Really enjoy the improvements - I feel the separated lanes for walking, jogging, bike-riding are much safer. Always enjoyed the 31st Street Bridge; we love to see the birds and occasional mammals along the way. One afeternoon, we were riding our bikes and came across a small group... More

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This system of paved trails is extensive. Over 75 miles of trails cover much of Tulsa. The primary system runs along the Arkansas River. In addition, the system includes an urban wilderness area called Turkey Mountain. Amazing area. Further, Tulsa is investing another $300 million to upgrade this park system for the future.

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Lexington, Kentucky
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

River Parks has spent many years upgrading the bike paths from dirt to nice divided paths running over 7 miles along the picturesque Arkansas River. These improvements have added to the safe feeling of being at the River with all the different people who use the public park.

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Conway, Arkansas
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We live in town where we like to ride our bikes but the trails here are just so nice. There is well over 15 miles of trails for both riding and walking. They are separated so the walkers do not have to worry about bike riders. It is along the river and very flat so it is very pleasant .... More

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