Bark Ranger Program

Sunday, June 23 | 1pm Join us at Scissortail Park for an exciting event on Sunday, June 23 at 1pm at Union Station! Introducing the revamped Bark Ranger Program in collaboration with K9 University! Learn the essentials of Park etiquette with your furry friend and perfect basic obedience training! Whether your pup is a seasoned […]

8 FUN WAYS TO ENJOY SCISSORTAIL PARK!

Explore the Playground What’s more fun than to delight in a great playground? There is a lot that kids can learn on a playground: communication skills, balance, coordination, and even conquering a fear (you know, when you get to the top of that tall slide or a climbing wall?) Scissortail has one of the best […]

The Best Events of 2022

Was 2022 a good year? Yes! 2022 was a great year for Scissortail Park! Not only did the Park double in size with the opening of the Lower Park, but we also maintained a robust calendar featuring many returning favorites and a host of new events and programs to provide a year of fun FOR […]

What does a Park Ranger do?

What is a Park Ranger? Park ranger is a broad term for a career that is incredibly multi-faceted and diverse. Park rangers are responsible for protecting our state and national parks; the natural resources, ecosystems, and wildlife within them; and the people who visit them. Park rangers may serve as law enforcement officers, environmental experts, […]

¡Vamos a Pescar!

Last Saturday, Scissortail Park hosted the first “Vamos a Pescar” event with the participation of many families gathering around the lake. We had around 60 people fishing with us!     Scissortail Park was recently awarded a $10,000 educational grant from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and the George H.W. Bush Vamos A Pescar™ Education […]

The Art of Beekeeping at Scissortail Park!

BEES ARE A VERY VALUABLE RESOURCE! One of the most important Scissortail Park goals is to teach the community about Beekeeping. But, Why? Because commercial production of 90 different crops rely on bee pollination! Without these hard working pollinators, we would not have apples, almonds, melons, or honey. We are trying to do our part […]

New Bees at the Park!

Why bees are so important?     Bees are well-known for their role in providing high-quality food (honey, royal jelly and pollen) and other products used in healthcare and other sectors (beeswax, propolis, honey bee venom). But the work of the bees involves much more! The greatest contribution of bees is the pollination of nearly three […]