Gathering Place is a world class riverfront park designed to welcome all Tulsans to a vibrant and inclusive public space that engages, educates and excites!
EXPERIENCES LIKE NONE OTHER
Gathering Place has programming for everyone. Join the fun and learn more about our 100 Days of Opening Celebration!
Hot 8 Brass Band
Pedrito Martinez Group
A Tribe Called Red
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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 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.
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.
Acre Adventure Playground
Rental Paddle Boats and Kayaks
Books Read by Tulsa Kids
Species of Plants
Miles of Sidewalk
Tons of Rock
Gallons of Natural Water
Different Experiences Daily
Days Open Per Year
Acres of Land
Breaking News! All over Tulsa County, it’s reading mayhem! Tulsa kids have been challenged to read two million books in order to open Gathering Place!
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