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in Oklahoma City, OK

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There’s nothing better than breathing fresh air and getting in touch with nature. State parks, botanical gardens, trails, lakes, and farms are exactly the place to do it – and this area is full of them.

Take a look at all the options within driving distance – you’ll be surprised at how close your next adventure is. We provide the driving directions, but the sunscreen’s on you!
Bricktown Water Taxi
Bricktown Water Taxi

111 S Mickey Mantle Dr
Oklahoma City, OK 73104   Directions

(405) 234-8294

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Thw Bricktown Water Taxi runs a continual service like a bus. All Water Taxi Ambassadors narrate points of interest along the way. A round trip takes about 40 minutes. During our regular season, you can board a Water Taxi every 10-15 minutes at our landing on the Bricktown Riverwalk.

Chesapeake Boathouse
Chesapeake Boathouse

725 S Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73129   Directions

(405) 552-4040

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The premier sport and recreation destination in Oklahoma City is the Chesapeake Boathouse. The facility's landmark building is one of the city's most stunning architectural designs. Metro residents enjoy everything from water sports like rowing, kayaking, and dragon boating, to fitness sports like running, cycling, advanced cardio and weight training. There are even yoga classes and bicycle rentals offered to visitors.

Harn Homestead
Harn Homestead

1721 N Lincoln Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73105   Directions

(405) 235-4058

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The Harn Homestead is an Oklahoma treasure that celebrates the territorial history of Oklahoma offering a “hands-on” and “minds-on” experience. Visitors share in the abundance of a territorial farm, the brilliance of a one-room school house, the grace of a Victorian home, and the waste-not want-not ethic of a territorial farm family. There is no place else in Oklahoma that can offer this experience which captures the spirit of the brave men, women, and children who settled this state.

Lake Hefner
Lake Hefner

3301 NW Grand Blvd
Oklahoma City, OK 73116   Directions

(405) 297-2756

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Spend a day outdoors under the Oklahoma City sun on Lake Hefner, rated one of the best lakes for sail boarding. You'll enjoy all the adventure this lake has to offer, whether you like to sail board, boat, fish, hike or bike the surrounding Bert Cooper Trails - fun in the sun is active here.

Martin Park Nature Center
Martin Park Nature Center

5000 W Memorial Rd
Oklahoma City, OK 73142   Directions

(405) 297-1429

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Wild life is all around you at the Martin Park Nature Center. Explore the wildlife sanctuary on over three miles of trails where you can stretch your legs and see animals like squirrels and foxes along the way. After your walk, cool off while exploring exhibits and attractions at the park's museum and learn about the critters you may have seen on your journey.

Myriad Botanical Gardens
Myriad Botanical Gardens

301 W Reno Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73102   Directions

(405) 445-7080

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Experience a tropical outdoor paradise at the Myriad Botanical Gardens, located in downtown Oklahoma City. Take a walk through the Tropical Rain Forest Zone where you'll see towering palms and hear the crashing waterfalls, and discover over 1,000 different species of plants from 6 different continents. After you explore the grounds you can register for ecology classes.

Oklahoma Kayak
Oklahoma Kayak

220 N Western Ave
Oklahoma City, OK 73106   Directions

(405) 235-2925

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Truly great outdoor kayak adventures are something to brag about at the Oklahoma Kayak. Imagine yourself in Baja California on the Sea of Cortez while kayaking or on a guided wildlife and river tour of Lake Hefner. Sign up today for your private lesson, trip or local tour. This experience is what we like to call wet and wild!

Route 66 Park
Route 66 Park

9901 NW 23rd St
Yukon, OK 73099   Directions

(405) 297-3882

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OKC's newest parks and recreation hot spot, Route 66 Park, is family friendly outdoor fun on the city's Lake Overholser. Kids can play on the playground, see a live performance at the amphitheatre, climb to the top of the three story observation tower, skate around at the skate park, stroll along on the walking trails and more.

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