National Arboretum Collection to Scissortail Park

National Arboretum Gives Scissortail Park Collection of Rare and Endangered Plants and Seeds The U.S. National Arboretum in Washington D.C., which serves as the nation’s research facility for trees, plants and shrubs, has gifted a variety of endangered plants to Scissortail Park for cultivation. In keeping with the Park mission to display native plants and […]

Let’s Take a Field Trip

Let’s Take a Field Trip Who among us doesn’t remember the excitement and anticipation of a school field trip, going to a place away from the classroom, to learn in a different way? Maybe it was to a museum; or to a library; or to a zoo. Community places are rich learning laboratories, offering memorable […]

Celebrating MLK Day

Celebrating MLK DAY It takes a lot of people to operate Scissortail Park and we are hiring for a variety of fun and rewarding positions. Do you enjoy organizing events for the public? Maybe horticulture is more of your passion. Or actively patrolling and interacting with visitors as a park ranger might be the career […]

OKC named top travel destination for 2020!

Travel+Leisure Magazine Says OKC is Top Travel Destination in 2020 We all know it but now the rest of the country does too. Oklahoma City is the best – as in THE best – place to travel in 2020. The editor-in-chief of Travel+Leisure Magazine, Jacqui Gifford, said just that on The Today Show this morning, […]