Winter Guide
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Winter Guide

snowy landscape

When the weather outside is frightful, Gathering Place is still delightful! With free indoor and outdoor activities, educational programs, exploration stations and endless adventures that pair well with hot cocoa from Redbud Cafe, Gathering Place is full of wonderful reasons to bundle up and head out to the Park this season! Plan ahead with our Winter Guide below and make new traditions with your friends and loved ones.


Winter Hours:

Gathering Place is open every day from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., weather permitting

  • Sports Courts, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • Skate Park, 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • Redbud Café, 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

  • Chapman Adventure Playground closes at dusk daily

  • The Patio is closed for the season

Indoor Activities in ONEOK Boathouse
Indoor Activities in Williams Lodge
  • Rent a free board game, available at the Guest Services desk.

  • Cozy up by our two-story fireplace.

  • Try seasonal drinks and treats from Redbud Café.

  • Check out an explorer pack from the Guest Services desk.

  • Enjoy the best views of evergreen trees and snow flurries falling from the Gathering Room!

Outdoor Activities
  • Use one of our Self-Guided Park Activity guides and scavenger hunts to explore the Park.

  • Get a jump start on your New Year’s resolutions by checking out our Get Moving Guide for ways for fun and unique tips to stay active at the Park.  

  • Be on the lookout for Exploration Stations throughout the Park to engage in a variety of pop-up, interactive programs for all ages!