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About

A Park Like None Other

Imagine a park that offers amazing attractions and world-class programming for all ages with no entry fee.

This dream was built into reality at Gathering Place: Tulsa's Riverfront Park. Gathering Place aims to serve as a cornerstone for our vibrant community while improving social, economic and environmental sustainability in Tulsa.

Our wish is for all Tulsans to enjoy this space. A park that reflects the unique culture and spirit of our city. A park that will continue to inspire imagination. A park like none other.

Our Commitment

A project of George Kaiser Family Foundation, we are committed to creating a culture that supports the overall mission of equal opportunity for all. We are committed to creating a public gathering space that is a recreational, civic and cultural destination for all walks of life to enjoy, promoting inclusivity in our city. We are committed to enhancing the River Parks system while preserving the area’s natural ambiance and integrating the new space into the greater surrounding area. We are committed to Tulsa, to all who live here and to all who visit, that they may be positively inspired to play, learn, interact, relax and gather together. 

120 FEET OF SUSPENSION BRIDGES

Fast Facts

  • Gathering Place is funded by a combination of more than 80 corporate and philanthropic organizations.
  • Construction began in September 2014 and Phase I (66.5 acres) is scheduled to be completed in September 2018.
  • Renowned landscape architect firm Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates designed the unique Park with input from the community.
  • When Phase II and III are completed, the footprint of Gathering Place will be 100 acres.