Tulsa Outdoor Activities

Tulsa Outdoor ActivitiesNature lovers will feel right at home in the city of Tulsa, where birdwatching, fishing, and other outdoor activities are the norm. In fact, Tulsa has one of the highest concentrations of municipal parks and lakes in the U.S. Should you unpack the binoculars or the fishing pole first? Let our handy Tulsa Outdoor Activity Guide help you decide.

Woodward Park and Municipal Rose Garden
See the explosion of outdoor color each season at the Woodward Park and Municipal Rose Garden. 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.

Address: 1370 E 24th Pl., Tulsa, OK 74114 - Map
Phone: (918) 746-5125
Web: www.tulsagardencenter.com

Tallgrass Prairie Reserve
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.

Address: 15316 County Road 4201, Pawhuska, OK 74056-2099 - Map
Phone: (918) 287-3623
Web: www.nature.org

Oxley Nature Center
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.

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

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LaFortune Park

Address: 5323 S Yale Ave, Tulsa, OK 74135 - Map
Phone: (918) 496-6220
Web: www.parks.tulsacounty.org

Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum

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

Oklahoma Aquarium

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

Tulsa River Parks

Address: 717 S Houston Ave, Tulsa, OK 74127 - Map
Phone: (918) 596-2001
Web: www.riverparks.org