Spring Guide
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Spring Guide


Spring is finally here! As the weather warms up and the park blooms with bright colors, Gathering Place is the perfect destination for this season of new beginnings. 

Whether you want to explore the multiple realms of Chapman Adventure Playground, reach new heights at the Skate Park and BMX Pump Tracks, join an action-packed pickup game of basketball, journey through the luscious urban gardens, or enjoy breathtaking views where nature meets the city, let Gathering Place be part of your springtime scenery. 

Start your adventure and make lifelong memories by using our Spring Guide below. 


PARK hours:

General park hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Chapman Adventure Playground: open until dusk

Sports Courts, Skate Park, BMX Pump Track: 9 a.m. to 10 p.m.



Looking to explore Gathering Place in new and exciting ways? Get to know the park through one (or all) of our self-guided park activities and scavenger hunts!


  • Explore Mark Dion’s Cabinet of Wonder in ONEOK Boathouse

  • Check out an Explorer Pack or board game available at the Guest Services Desk

  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the park blooms from the Gathering Room in Williams Lodge

  • Try refreshing drinks and treats from Redbud Café

  • Explore the park in a new way with our rainy-day guide


  • Lead yourself on a unique journey of Gathering Place with one of our self-guided park activities

  • Be on the lookout for pop-up, interactive educational activities like Exploration Station and G.R.O.W Mobile Library

  • Let your imagination take you on a magical journey through Chapman Adventure Playground

  • Journey through Gathering Place’s 66.5 acres on the Midland Valley and River Parks trails