We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
$25 Amazon.com Gift Card Get yours when you book a hotel on TripAdvisor and review your stay!

Martin Park Nature Center

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 5000 W Memorial Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73142-2099
Phone Number: 405 755 0676
Website
Today
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Open now
See all hours
Hours:
Wed - Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 123 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 79
    Excellent
  • 32
    Very good
  • 9
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 0
    Terrible
Fun, free, way to spend an afternoon

We enjoyed the playground, the visitors center, and a nature walk while visiting. The trail wasn't stroller friendly (maybe if you had one with big wheels?), but otherwise we... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Gina G
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

123 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 123: English reviews
Level Contributor
46 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed the playground, the visitors center, and a nature walk while visiting. The trail wasn't stroller friendly (maybe if you had one with big wheels?), but otherwise we really enjoyed it.

Helpful?
Thank Gina G
Level Contributor
111 reviews
80 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been to Martin Nature several times. We enjoy walking the trails, enjoying the wildlife and beauty. There are a few other bridges, several "look-outs" and a fascinating little nature building loaded with education for the young and old. If you haven't been, GO!

Helpful?
Thank Firefly1423
Oklahoma City
Level Contributor
30 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite place for a nearby hike. If you go, leave your dog behind (no dogs allowed), there is lots of other wildlife including turtles, ducks, geese, and even a view-able beehive! Martin Nature Park has a lot of seasonal events for the kiddos. All of this for free!

Helpful?
Thank Laura T
okc
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great place to take the kids or to contemplate life questions. Great walking and learning. Great photo opportunities. Look at the macro to have unique shots.

Helpful?
Thank okc77
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this place. One can wander the quiet trails and observe nature during any season. I especially love seeing Spring Creek where it meanders through the park. You can see many birds, deer, and other wildlife, as well as wild flowers and trees in abundance. It is a great place to take your family or go alone.

Helpful?
Thank Valerie B
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

This hidden oasis right off of Memorial Rd. is a wonderful place for a walk any time of year. Fireflies are the stars right now, and even the most dedicated of the concrete jungle will be surprised how calming it's canopy can be (the trees).

Helpful?
Thank suzziizz7321
Edmond
Level Contributor
11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

This is right by Mercy Hospital complex. Quite a few nice hotels quite near, lots of very good eating places and a shopping district. Amazing this area has been preserved. I used to bring my son here when he was little (he's grown with his own kids now). We always had a fun time and very little $ required. A... More 

Helpful?
Thank dee0kc
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Level Contributor
41 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

The nature center is informative. The trails are short enough for kids to enjoy from about age 4. I have pushed a large wheeled stroller on the trials as well. There are usually lots of turtles, squirrels, prairie dogs, and fish to see.

Helpful?
Thank kellyinoklahoma
Level Contributor
255 reviews
120 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2016

This is a really lovely park in Oklahoma City with a great play area, ample shade, a forest where children can play and build forts from branches, several walking trails and an indoor nature center. The nature center is small, but air conditioned and has restrooms. The center has several animals inside and sometimes hosts educational events for families and... More 

Helpful?
Thank DukeOKC
oklahoma city
Level Contributor
55 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Martin Nature Park is is a wonderful place to see nature in Oklahoma City. It has several miles of trails all easily to walk. You might see a deer, carp or other fish and birds during your walk. My grandson and I are regulars.

Helpful?
Thank hotheads1

Travelers who viewed Martin Park Nature Center also viewed

 

Been to Martin Park Nature Center? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Martin Park Nature Center and other visitors
2 questions
Ask a question
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
1 month ago

See all questions (2)

Questions? Get answers from Martin Park Nature Center staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?