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River Parks

11th Street, Tulsa, OK 74127
918 596 2001
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Ranked #14 of 53 Attractions in Tulsa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Parks, Outdoors
Activities: Jogging
Owner description: This ten-mile, asphalt-paved running, walking and biking trail crosses the River Parks along the...
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Type: Jogging Paths/ Tracks, Parks, Outdoors
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, fountains, life-sized wildlife sculptures and murals.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This place is awesome for joggers, bicyclists, dog walkers, or just out for a walk. I walk this park lots of times and the trails just go one endless for miles. This is a must go to place anytime of day.

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Oklahoma
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

With a picturesque view of downtown Tulsa, this park is beautiful. I visited during Scotfest and was so impressed by how clean the staff kept the park during the entire three day event. The trash was never overflowing and the seating areas were kept clean. A commendable feat given the amount of people attending the festival. My only complaint (and... More 

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Ann Arbor
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78 reviews 78 reviews
33 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is such as nice feature in Tulsa. You can park at various points and start jogging or walking or biking or rollerblading on smooth paved surfaces. The walking path is separate from the biking path, which is much safer. There are some benches along the way but there should be more. It was hot when we visited, so a... More 

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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77 reviews 77 reviews
25 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Beautiful area along the river! I loved that walking paths and bike paths were separate. It would be nice if the river could be fuller. I understand there is a dam somewhere up river that perhaps they could open a bit more.

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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77 reviews 77 reviews
21 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 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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84 reviews 84 reviews
20 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
12 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 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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56 reviews 56 reviews
26 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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80 reviews 80 reviews
33 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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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12 reviews 12 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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