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Address: 11th Street, Tulsa, OK 74127
Phone Number: 918 596 2001
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This ten-mile, asphalt-paved running, walking and biking trail crosses the...

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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Ride a bike, walk your dog, exercise, people watch.

A lot to do here. With the new Gathering Place under construction the future of River Parks has never been brighter. Temporary inconvenience this construction. We like to drive... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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61 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lot to do here. With the new Gathering Place under construction the future of River Parks has never been brighter. Temporary inconvenience this construction. We like to drive Riverside. Can't go through all the way until the Gathering Place is finished. 21st thru 41st is closed. Can't wait till it re-opens. In the meantime we still drive what parts... More 

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Shanghai, Shanghai, China
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48 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

The Tulsa River parks seem short on amenities as the park is actually about 7 miles long. Starting from SouthWest Boulivard in Down Town Tulsa, the parks extend along the river till almost 81st street (perhaps farther). There are places to park at 15th street, 31st street, and a further down. Most of the park is little more than walking... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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57 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

I wouldn't be here after dark; however, in the daytime and when the sun is setting....it's magical to be with the one you love! I highly recommend walking around down here! Carry a pocket knife though. The locals say there are muggings.

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Thank horsetastic
Tulsa, Oklahoma
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221 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 257 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2015

I enjoy walking South from the North End beginning at 11th st.'SouthWest Boulevard until I want to turn around and return. Now I either have to drive down to 41st and begin there or double back a few times un at the North end. Oh bother will they complete on time.

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Thank Hans P
Tulsa
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64 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Nice "park" considering it is a narrow band of green between a major thoroughfare and often a series of sandbars with puddles of water called a river. Some parts very nice, others scream for maintenance. Most sections safe but others have a reputation for less than so...

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1 Thank CAPTulsa
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31 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

All I have ever done is walk the River Parks. I felt safe and the trails are great. People are respectful and friendly.

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Fort Smith, Arkansas
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30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

There are over 80 miles of bicycle trails in Tulsa. We had a grand time on a weekend on these well maintained trials. We enjoyed the riverside trail south of 54th st down past 76th. One that at time of this report there was trail closure north of 27th. We regret not biking this northern river trail as it was... More 

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Tulsa, Oklahoma
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64 reviews
31 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

Free concerts at the park on Sunday evenings. Great trails and you can rent bikes for free with a CC. Love all the sitting areas and it is right on the river. You can fish the river. A few restaurants line it if you want to stop for a bite to eat. Always well manicured. Right now it is under... More 

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Colorado Springs
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58 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015 via mobile

Great place to go and walk the trail after a long day at the office. The walking oath is near the river. Many people were out in the trail but it was not overly crowded.

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Jenks, OK
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40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Tulsa is so fortunate to have this park. It is miles long and runs along the Arkansas River. There are paved trails, playgrounds, splash pads, disc golf, big trees and beautiful views. This is the place where Tulsans go to meet friends, bike, jog, walk their dogs, and even fish. Good bird sightings from pelicans to bald eagles and Hawks?... More 

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