Lunch Break Fishing

October 6, 13, 20 & 2711am-1:30pm Southeast side of Scissortail Lake in front of Union Station. Poles and bait provided.City fishing permit & state fishing license required.No registration needed. Come and go activity. $5 suggested donation to the Scissortail Park Foundation.

OKC Parks and Recreation Youth: Hooked on Fishing Class

Saturday, October 9 | 8am-10am Southeast side of Scissortail Lake in front of Union Station FREE with registration at Sign In (okc.gov) Students will be taught basic fishing skills, including casting, and knot tying. Hands, on instruction with actual fishing time. Rods, reels, and bait will be provided. Ages: Youth 5-15yrs.

Colors of Fall: Tree Identification Tour

Wednesday, October 6, 13 & 20 | 10am-11:30am Sunday, October 10,17 & 24 | 1pm-2:30pm Meet at the Spark Patio along Oklahoma City Boulevard FREE and no registration required. Join a park ranger and our arborist, Sam Grimmett for an informative walk through the upper park tree collection. Learn about 10 different tree species and […]

Colors of Fall: Tree Identification Tour

Wednesday, October 6, 13 & 20 | 10am-11:30am Sunday, October 10,17 & 24 | 1pm-2:30pm Meet at the Spark Patio along Oklahoma City Boulevard FREE and no registration required. Join a park ranger and our arborist, Sam Grimmett for an informative walk through the upper park tree collection. Learn about 10 different tree species and […]

Composting 101

Saturday, October 16 & 3010am-1pmLove’s Travel Stops Stage and Great Lawn at the Farmers Market FREE and no registration required. Learn how composting works and the changes you can make in your own home to reduce, reuse and recycle. This event provides samples of Scissortail compost for guests to take home to their own garden, […]

Beekeeping: A Walk through time

Saturdays, October 9, 16, 23 & 3011am-12pmLocated at the Farmers Market on the north side of the stage FREE and no registration required Discover the history of beekeeping from our park rangers and learn about the importance of bees and pollinators in our everyday lives. Learn how the horticulture team and park rangers manage the […]

The Early Bird Stroll

Start your day with a birding experience in Scissortail Park! Find out where birds live and ‘work’ in downtown Oklahoma City on a guided walk with our Park Rangers. Meet our rangers on the North side of Spark Café Every Monday and Wednesday @7:30AM, weather permitting

Scissortail Park Ranger Table Talks

Explore a range of topics from bird migration, insect biology, the science of composting, Oklahoma ecosystems, and so much more, with our Rangers. Keep an eye out on our social media for the topics of the week. Union Station Lawn Every Friday and Sunday 4:30pm – 6:00pm, weather permitting

Ranger Presentations

Join our Park Rangers for a deep dive into some of the topics below. Keep an eye out on our social media for the topics of the week. Possible Program Topics:• The Curiosities of Composting: Learn how composting works and the changes you can make in your own home to reduce, reuse, and recycle.• Wind: […]