Buggin’ Out!

Saturday, October 8 | 9 – 11amLove’s Travel Stops StageInterested in learning about Oklahoma insects and how they impact our gardens and ecosystem? Join our Park Rangers to discuss the importance of our insect friends and discover how they aren’t as scary as they seem through a hands-on experience!*Weather permitting

Union Station Ghost Tours

Every Friday in October7:00 p.m. – Kid-friendly tour9:00 p.m. – Spooky tour (ages 10 and up recommended) Go back in time with the Scissortail Park staff to hear about the history of Oklahoma City’s Union Station, complete with mysterious stories and legends from the past, as well as more recent unexplained and ghostly encounters. Union […]

Scissortail Park Takes Flight presented by the Chickasaw Nation – Opening Celebration

Join us to celebrate the completion of Oklahoma City’s Scissortail Park!Friday, September 23 – Sunday, September 25, 2022 Discover the newly completed 32-acre Lower Park and experience everything our downtown oasis has to offer featuring beautiful green space, new trails, basketball, futsal and pickleball courts, soccer fields, and our new Nature Playground for kids and […]

Scissortail Park Takes Flight presented by the Chickasaw Nation – Opening Celebration

Join us to celebrate the completion of Oklahoma City’s Scissortail Park!Friday, September 23 – Sunday, September 25, 2022 Discover the newly completed 32-acre Lower Park and experience everything our downtown oasis has to offer featuring beautiful green space, new trails, basketball, futsal and pickleball courts, soccer fields, and our new Nature Playground for kids and […]

Buggin’ Out!

Saturday, September 10 | 9 – 11amLove’s Travel Stops StageInterested in learning about Oklahoma insects and how they impact our gardens and ecosystem? Join our Park Rangers to discuss the importance of our insect friends and discover how they aren’t as scary as they seem through a hands-on experience!*Weather permitting

Compost Leave and Take

It’s time for Compost Take Some, Leave Some! Saturday is the next date for the Take Some Leave Some community food scrap collection & compost giveaway! Meet us at the Park Ranger tent at the Love’s Travel Stops Stage What we can take: – Fruit/veggie scraps, eggshells – Coffee grounds & filters, tea bags – […]

Compost Leave and Take

t’s time for Compost Take Some, Leave Some! Saturday is the next date for the Take Some Leave Some community food scrap collection & compost giveaway! Meet us at the Park Ranger tent at the Love’s Travel Stops Stage What we can take: – Fruit/veggie scraps, eggshells – Coffee grounds & filters, tea bags – […]

B.A.R.K. Ranger Class

B.A.R.K. Ranger Class Sunday, December 11 | 1pmThe Perch at the Boathouse, Upper ParkBring your canine companion to our free B.A.R.K. Ranger class and find out how to responsibly recreate in Scissortail Park with your pets. Find out what B.A.R.K. stands for, and learn some basic techniques for introducing dogs to one another, approaching other […]

Where the Bison Roam

Play Pavilion Patio, Upper ParkSaturday, November 5 | 11am This one-hour interactive presentation from our Park Rangers will give an overview of the American Bison and its importance to the Great Plains and to Oklahoma. See and touch a real bison skull and hide, and hear about the animal’s habitat, history, and cultures that have […]

Campfire Convos with Park Rangers

The Perch at the Boathouse, Upper ParkWednesday, November 16 | 6-7pm Topic: Wildlife Watch Meet us on the Perch Patio at Scissortail Park for engaging conversations with our wildlife experts on the Park Ranger team… and s’mores! These events are free and open to the public.

Become a Junior Park Ranger

Nature Play Area, Lower Park Sunday, September 25 | 2-2:30pm (in English)                                  Domingo, 25 de Septiembre | 2:30-3pm (en Espanol) Pick up one of our new Jr. Ranger booklets and meet our Park Rangers at this introduction to conservation, park rules, safety, and wildlife management. This program is best for ages 5-16, but all […]

Plant Education and Scavenger Hunt

Nature Play Area, Lower ParkSunday, September 25 | 1-2pm Scissortail Park has hundreds of species of plants, flowers, shrubs, and trees – how many from our scavenger hunt worksheet can you find in the new Lower Park area? Find them all and turn them in for a prize! This free program is best for kids […]