Gathering Place | A Park For Everyone
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“Love & Harmony” is an art installation dedicated to the citizens of Tulsa; celebrating the ethnic diversity and beauty of our cultural differences. This installation shares a message of hope and resilience through the expression of photography, mural paintings and music. 

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America's Best New Attraction

Gathering Place has been named the best new attraction in the country by USA TODAY.

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World's Coolest Places

Gathering Place has been awarded Time for Kids Magazine's World's Coolest Places 2019.

Check out our free educational programs and activities designed for kids of all ages!

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World's Greatest Places

Gathering Place has been awarded Time Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places 2019.

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What Kind Of World

In challenging times, children inspire us to seek a world of hope and a world of change. Click the button below to see our latest music video, "What Kind of World" written and produced by Park Executive Director Tony Moore.

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Download the free, official Gathering Place app today, provided by our partners at AARP Oklahoma. Get access to an interactive Park map, daily activities and schedules, exclusive Park facts and much more. 

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Sports Courts

Get your blood pumping with a game of basketball, volleyball, street soccer or street hockey at one of our five sports courts. In the evening, the courts are equipped with night-lights so the fun does not have to end early.

Skate Park

Skate your heart out, Tulsa! Active recreation and outdoor social space are vital for thriving communities and we cannot wait for you to catch air in this adrenaline-filled area. Skate Park has easy access to parking and is immaculately lit up in the evening to provide a safe experience.

Four Seasons Garden

A great place to sit and catch your breath amid the energy of the Park, the Richard A. Williford Family Four Seasons Garden provides protection from the summer sun as it artfully celebrates the native landscape. With a thousand lineal feet of rock towers, this unique garden feels like a world of its own.

Sky Garden

An homage to the dramatic Oklahoma sky, the The Helmerich Trust Sky Garden provides an intense horticultural moment of Gingko trees, showy blooms and shrubs among distinctive walkways. This is a space visited frequently due to the variety of seasonal flowers carefully selected by our Director of Horticulture.

Swing Hill

Experience pure exhilaration as you swing from the highest point in the Park with an unobstructed view of downtown Tulsa. At 56 feet of elevation above Peggy’s Pond, you will truly feel the sensation of flying.

ONEOK Boathouse

From the signature restaurant Vista at the Boathouse to the Cabinet of Wonder, the ONEOK Boathouse acts as a social gathering hot spot as well as an educational space for all ages.

QuikTrip Great Lawn

At the heart of Gathering Place are three expansive lawns: the QuikTrip Great Lawn, Riverview Lawn and Lakeview Lawn. These large multifunctional spaces will be a favorite place for concerts, picnics, Frisbee, reading and relaxing.

Chapman Adventure Playground

Chapman Adventure Playground is the place for kids to learn through play. In this five-acre kingdom, kids can let their imaginations run wild by exploring the playground’s signature towers, slides, climbing features, play gardens, a sand lot and water areas.

Mist Mountain

Mist Mountain is one of several elements within the Park that was designed specifically to provide an exciting and active way to beat the heat. Hydrate and engage in the various water features, including soaring water cannons, leaping jets of water, mist areas and interactive water fountains.

Peggy's Pond

Peggy's Pond is a major nexus of park activity that brings the excitement and tranquility of water into the main heart of the park, creating a more diverse landscape experience. Check out a paddle boat, kayak or canoe from the Boathouse and spend the afternoon on Peggy’s Pond.

Williams Lodge

The Williams Lodge is one of two iconic buildings in Gathering Place. This extroverted building anchors various park activities by offering amenities such as restrooms, cafes, educational activity rooms and indoor lounge spaces with eclectic furnishings.

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Rental Paddle Boats and Kayaks


Sports Courts


Books Read by Tulsa Kids


Species of Plants


Story Fireplace


Miles of Sidewalk




Tons of Rock


Gallons of Natural Water


Different Experiences Daily


Days Open Per Year


Acres of Land


Annual Events


Tree Species


Branching Out Blog

Explore Gathering Place from the perspective of our Park Horticulture Team with our monthly blog, Branching Out! From trees and bees to crawling creatures and floral features, Branching Out is the perfect way to stay in the know with what is growing at Tulsa's Riverfront Park. Click HERE to view our full Branching Out page. 

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