About the Park

Scissortail Park, a MAPS3 project, is a 70-acre urban oasis extending from the core of downtown Oklahoma City to the shore of the Oklahoma River. Design plans for The Park call for everything from a café and sports facilities to a tranquil lake and nature walks. The Skydance Bridge will connect the north section of The Park to the south section.

Why Scissortail?
The citizens of Oklahoma City voted on and selected the Scissortail Park name. Once the name was chosen, the iconic logo and brand were created for Scissortail Park, reinforcing the name and some of the design elements from The Park itself.

Quick facts

Project budget
$132 million

Construction
Groundbreaking June 2017. Construction is underway on the north section with scheduled completion in 2019. The south section is scheduled for completion in 2021.

Size
36-acre north section, 34-acre south section

Location
The north section of The Park extends from the new Oklahoma City Boulevard south to Interstate 40, and from South Hudson Avenue east to South Robinson Avenue. The south section is bordered on the north by I-40, extending south to SW 10th between South Walker Avenue and Robinson, and to SW 15th between South Harvey Avenue and Robinson.

MAPS3

MAPS3 is a capital improvements program in Oklahoma City that uses a one-cent, limited-term sales tax to pay for debt-free projects that improve our quality of life.

MAPS3 Projects:

Scissortail Park Foundation Board of Directors

  • Jim Tolbert – Chair
  • Larry Nichols – Vice Chair
  • Matt Cole – Treasurer
  • Mike Carrier
  • Councilman David Greenwall
  • Blair Humphreys
  • Kim Lowe
  • Steve Mason
  • Mike Mize
  • Claudia San Pedro
  • James A. Pickel
  • Kathy L. Williams

Ex-Officio

  • Maureen Heffernan
  • Chuck Davis
  • Debora Morey