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, […]

First Day Walk – January 1, 2020

Greater Oklahoma City Parks & Trails Foundation, National Park Service, Oklahoma City Parks & Recreation, Scissortail Park Foundation and REI Co-op team up for First Day Walk  Welcome in the new year with a First Day Walk through Scissortail Park on January 1st Greater Oklahoma City Parks & Trails Foundation is partnering with the National […]

Vacation Destination Right in Our Own Backyard

How exciting to have a vacation destination right in our own backyard!   Of course, we are proud of Scissortail Park because we work here. But when others are encouraged to make the Park part of their travel itinerary, we feel, well, like we are getting a little lift in our feathers. The premier magazine […]

Rescuing Birds is Simply Part of the Job

Ensuring safety and security for everyone is an essential duty of Scissortail Park rangers. Helping animals in distress is no different. When Laura Tone, sergeant and safety specialist, and Nick Tate, ranger, recently spotted a Pied-billed grebe struggling in the middle of the Park lake, they hopped into a pedal boat to come to its […]

Scissortail Park’s Stage and Great Lawn named for Love’s Travel Stops

Naming was made at park’s first major gift ceremony The Stage and Great Lawn at Scissortail Park, scheduled to open this fall in Oklahoma City, will be named the Love’s Travel Stops Stage and Great Lawn in recognition of a major gift from the Love Family. The $2 million gift will fund ongoing maintenance of […]