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Hefner Lake & Park

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Address: 4491 South Lake Hefner Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73116-1530
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+1 405-297-2211

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Nice City Lake with trails and parks.

Nice city lake with trails for walking/cycling/skating, several parks with covered pavilions, grills, picnic tables, some with playground equipment, port a johns for restrooms... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2016
Teresa G
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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26 reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016

Nice city lake with trails for walking/cycling/skating, several parks with covered pavilions, grills, picnic tables, some with playground equipment, port a johns for restrooms, fishing (permit required plus state license), covered dock, boating, sailing, no swimming, 3 restaurants with patios on east side of lake. Large covered pavilion for rent with tables, grill and restrooms at Stars & Stripes Park... More 

Thank Teresa G
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Located right off Britton Rd and the highway. Drop off the exit ramp and stop in to see sailboats and a wonderfull light house. walking trails without cars. On a windy day watch the kite skiers!

Thank Arlog60
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Holiday Inn Express at 2811 NW Expressway and drove up N May Street then left towards Stars & Stripes Park and parked in that parking lot about 13 minutes from hotel. Trail sign there big and visible. Entered trail and initially paralled noisy highway to right but lake view to left gorgeous and and within 2 miles came... More 

Thank Janet H
Midwest City, Oklahoma
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138 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 235 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

You will see so many people walking, biking, running and boating around the lake. The trails are nicely paved and the lake breeze is nice. We always walk out to the light tower and sit on the bench before we go. Watch out for angry geese!

2 Thank Kimberly H
oklahoma city
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53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 July 2016

My grandsons enjoyed an afternoon playing in the playground. There's a rocket ship that's 20+ feet tall with slides ladders ropes and other attractions. There are also several other climbing toys. The view is lake Hefner. Nice quit park for the family. Also covered picnic tables to sit at out of the sun

Thank hotheads1
Kansas City, Missouri
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

Who would have thought...such a beautiful surprise in Oklahoma city! We found it to be a welcome retreat from the hussle and bustle of our trip. Do not pass Hefner Lake, detour if necessarily.

1 Thank Sequita R
Old Westbury, New York
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129 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2016

we had a patio dinner....drove around the lake...there are many picnics areas, walking & bicycle paths etc. All available to everyone.

Thank AnnieZee
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Do not miss the one way drive on lake Hefner dr.. It's beautiful! U can park anywhere and breathe in the view. Renting a bike or going for a jog/walk are other options of course. There are fishing spots and I saw people carrying a picnic mat and basket and just lazing in the grass in the sun.

Thank Niharika T
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 30 June 2016

Biking, hiking, walking, bird watching, sailing...Lake Hefner has it all! This beautiful lake has hidden places where you can just be with nature and forget you are in the middle of a city of more than half a million people!

Thank WMutz
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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2 reviews
Reviewed 27 June 2016

There is so much to do at Lake Hefner. There is about a 10 mile trail around the lake which is great for riding bikes, walking etc. Great Parks for the kiddo's. Sailboating, wind surfing, Kite flying are all big activities at Lake Hefner. There is even a golf course. It's right in town so it's a great neighborhood place... More 

Thank CynthiaCMac

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