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Where OKC parents find fun & resources

Oklahoma City is brimming with things to do for families of all shapes and sizes. From state-of-the-art museums and playgrounds to other family-friendly venues, filter through these popular destinations and activities for every interest and age.





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  • Offers water-oriented recreation opportunities in an urban setting. Facilities include picnicking, camping, swimming, water skiing, boating, disc golf, hiking, biking and equestrian trails. A fishing pier and a heated, covered dock offer year-round fishing. 2022 MetroFamily Family Favorites finalist

  • Edmond offers 26 beautiful parks, seven of which offer pavilions available for rent and one dog park. Their park system offers 300 miles of trails where individuals and families can walk, run or bike. Other park offerings include playgrounds, disc…

  • Part of OKC Parks, Martin Park Nature Center offers a nature-themed playground, hiking trails, educational programs and an interactive learning center. A 2019 & 2022 MetroFamily Family Favorites finalist (Park).  

  • Part of Edmond Parks, this 280-acre park features several playgrounds, including accessible facilities, more than 5 miles of multi-use trails, a skate park, baseball and softball fields, basketball courts, pavilions, amphitheater, picnic tables, grills and more. A 2019 & 2022 MetroFamily Family Favorites finalist (Park).

  • RIVERSPORT offers family adventures for all ages! Climb to the top of the six-story Sky Trail adventure course, then slide down RIVERSPORT's high-speed slides. Zip line across the Oklahoma River, or step off the 80 ft. Rumble Drop free-fall experience.…

  • 70-acre public park in downtown OKC featuring a variety of engaging experiences for visitors including a 3.7-acre lake, children’s playground and water sprayground, seasonal roller rink, dog park, picnic grove, restaurant, performance stage and great lawn. Will open a new…

  • Opened in September 2018, this amazing public park was voted best new attraction in USA Today’s 10 Best Readers’ Choice contest.Offers numerous imaginative play areas, canoes to rent and much more. 2019 Family Favorites Finalist - Free/Low Cost Attraction for…

  • A growing community on the south bank of the Oklahoma River, this development encourages walking or riding to school, work, dining, the park, the river, the Ferris wheel and more. A 2022 MetroFamily Family Favorites finalist (Tween/Teen Fun).

  • Preserves approximately 60,000 acres of mixed grass prairie, ancient granite mountains and fresh water lakes and streams. Known for its roaming herds of bison, longhorn and Rocky Mountain elk, the refuge offers opportunities for fishing, bird watching, wildlife photography, hiking, camping and kayaking. A 2022 MetroFamily Family Favorites…