Big Splash Water Park

Big Splash Water Park

Address: 4707 East 21st St, Tulsa, OK 74114 - MAP
Phone: (918) 749-7385
Web: www.bigsplashwaterpark.net

If you're ready for a splashing good time with the family, head over to Big Splash Water Park. This Southwest oasis includes dozens of attractions, fountains, splash games, tunnels, and slides for an entire day of fun. Take a break and enjoy a snack, or bring a picnic lunch to eat at the dining area. Get the gang together for a competitive game of horseshoes, volleyball or basketball.

LaFortune Park

LaFortune Park

Address: 5202 S Hudson Ave, Tulsa, OK 74135 - MAP
Phone: (918) 496-6220
Web: www.parks.tulsacounty.org

If outdoor activities are your passion, LaFortune Park is a must-see park. If the idea of a city municipal park doesn't thrill you, then LaFortune is about to change your mind. There's a Community Center on site, a pool and other attractions. During summer, activities like team sports, youth camps, exercise and art classes pick up.

Tallgrass Prairie Reserve

Tallgrass Prairie Reserve

Address: 15316 Co Rd 4201, Pawhuska, OK 74056 - MAP
Phone: (918) 287-4803
Web: www.nature.org

Discover the last remaining 10 percent of natural prairie grass at the Tallgrass Prairie Reserve. The two-hour drive through the preserve is a nature lover's dream. You'll see grazing bison amid the 500 different plant species and great views of the city's outdoor landscape.

Oklahoma Aquarium

Oklahoma Aquarium

Address: 300 Aquarium Dr, Jenks, OK 74037 - MAP
Phone: (918) 296-3474
Web: www.okaquarium.org

Embark on an underwater adventure at the Oklahoma Aquarium, where 8 exhibit galleries and attractions await featuring exotic creatures from the sea. Salt-water and fresh-water fish and animals will have you oohing and aahing. If you're feeling brave, you can feed and touch the stingrays and small sharks.

Oxley Nature Center

Oxley Nature Center

Address: 6700 Mohawk Blvd, Tulsa, OK 74115 - MAP
Phone: (918) 669-6644
Web: www.oxleynaturecenter.org

Visit the Oxley Nature Center and its more than 800 acres of natural preserves that encourage plenty of migrating birds and other creatures to stay a while. Spend some time outdoors and take a birdwatching hike, enroll in a butterfly education course and learn about the various wildlife that call the nature center home.

Tulsa Garden Center

Tulsa Garden Center

Address: 2435 S Peoria Ave, Tulsa, OK 74114 - MAP
Phone: (918) 746-5125
Web: tulsagardencenter.com

See the explosion of outdoor color each season at the Tulsa Garden Center. Separate gardens boast of tropical plants and cacti, others feature spring florals, and there are also concentrations of azaleas, irises, and roses throughout. The municipal rose garden itself has 9,000 roses from 250 varieties.

Tulsa River Parks

Tulsa River Parks

Address: 2424 East 21st St Suite 300, Tulsa, OK 74114 - MAP
Phone: (918) 596-2001
Web: www.riverparks.org

Come and ride, explore and have a blast on the Arkansas River, thanks to the folks at Tulsa River Parks. River Parks offers 22 miles of asphalt trails on both sides of the Arkansas River, where people hike, bike and jog along the picturesque river banks. Entertainment and other fun outdoor activities and attractions are regularly scheduled during seasonal months.

Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum

Tulsa Zoo and Living Museum

Address: 6421 East 36th St North, Tulsa, OK 74115 - MAP
Phone: (918) 669-6600
Web: www.tulsazoo.org

If you value creativity and diversity visit the, Tulsa Zoo, the premier family recreation destination and the leading wildlife education and conservation resource in Oklahoma.

Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area

Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area

Address: 68th St and Elwood Ave, Tulsa, OK 74132 - MAP
Phone: (918) 596-2001
Web: www.turkeymtn.com

This heavily-wooded property has miles of winding dirt trails and two large ponds, features that date back long before the land was acquired for public usage. Turkey Mountain Urban Wilderness Area is a hidden place that one can run/bike for miles without seeing another soul.

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