Information Update from Scissortail Park and Myriad Botanical Gardens

Myriad Botanical Gardens and Scissortail Park continue taking active measures in the effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. Our decisions are informed by current guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and the City of Oklahoma City emergency declarations. 

All areas of our gardens and grounds remain open at Myriad Botanical Gardens and Scissortail Park with the exception of the Children’s Playgrounds. 

Both the Gardens and Park are wonderful spaces to enjoy being outdoors in beautiful spaces that are coming to life this spring. We ask that you practice social distancing and refrain from gathering in groups as we work together to stop this virus from spreading.

Scissortail Park Phased Opening Schedule*:

  • May 8 – Pedal Boat Rentals
  • May 15 – Boathouse/The Perch concessions open for water and pre-packaged snack sales
  • May 15 – Dog Park limited to 10 people per section with social distancing observed
  • May 16 – OSU-OKC Farmers Market at Scissortail Park soft opening (see HERE for more information)
  • June 1 – Children’s Playground
  • June 1 – Interactive Plaza Fountain 
    *Subject to change.

As this situation changes frequently, please check or for ongoing updates.

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Scissortail Park brings Oklahoma’s natural beauty to life in a safe, welcoming and playful environment that encourages community gathering, stewardship, culture and education for neighbors, visitors and future generations.

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Gifts from friends like you help keep Scissortail Park a dynamic, thriving urban oasis. Your tax-deductible gift to the Scissortail Park Foundation will help the Park’s gardeners and operations staff keep all of Scissortail beautiful and welcoming For Everyone.