Martin Park Nature Center & Trail

Martin Park Nature Center & Trail 5000 W Memorial Rd
Oklahoma City, OK 73142

Phone: 405-755-0676   405-297-3882
Fax: 405-749-3072
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Created in response to the demand for conservation, Martin Park Nature Center is a 140-acre nature park that combines recreation, education and wildlife. The Oklahoma City park features a hands-on nature center highlighting the animal life, flora and fauna of Oklahoma, picnic area, playground and a browsing library. Three hiking trails, a bird observation wall and a watch tower are on site. Cottontail rabbits, deer, owls, foxes, squirrels, raccoons, opossum, skunk, coyote, muskrat, beaver, armadillo and a variety of birds make Martin Park their home. Hiking trails lead visitors around a large ...

Created in response to the demand for conservation, Martin Park Nature Center is a 140-acre nature park that combines recreation, education and wildlife. The Oklahoma City park features a hands-on nature center highlighting the animal life, flora and fauna of Oklahoma, picnic area, playground and a browsing library. Three hiking trails, a bird observation wall and a watch tower are on site. Cottontail rabbits, deer, owls, foxes, squirrels, raccoons, opossum, skunk, coyote, muskrat, beaver, armadillo and a variety of birds make Martin Park their home. Hiking trails lead visitors around a large pond, along the bubbling Spring Creek, beside wildflower meadows and through the park's woodlands. Genereal admission is free, but groups and guided hikes must be booked in advance.

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant, Handicapped Parking, Meeting Space Available, Naturalist on site, Picnic Area, Playground, Restrooms

  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Advance Group Reservations Required, Bus/Motorcoach Parking, Seating Capacity: 50

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): I-44

  • On-site Activities: Hiking, Watchable Wildlife

  • Tour Information: Guided Tours, Self-guided tours

Day

Open

Close

Sunday

9:00 am

6:00 pm

Wednesday

9:00 am

6:00 pm

Thursday

9:00 am

6:00 pm

Friday

9:00 am

6:00 pm

Saturday

9:00 am

6:00 pm

The park is closed July 4, Thanksgiving Day, plus the week between Christmas Eve and New Year's Day. Check ahead for closures on other city holidays.

Free admission. Select programs and hikes may charge a nominal fee.

While every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the pricing listed above, prices are subject to change without notice.

In far NW Oklahoma City, between MacArthur Blvd and Meridian Ave on the south side of Memorial Rd.

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Emily Hiatt




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From freddy on 02/17/13

this is a great trail full of wonderfull surprises


From TravelOK.com Staff on 11/26/12

Martin, the park is open from Wednesday through Sunday from 9am to 6pm. Best wishes and thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Ellie on 10/13/11

It has been described as a gem in the city. It is a necklace with the gems of trails, activities, friendly staff, educational learning center, and peaceful silence. Thanks Oklahoma City.


From Jimmy on 05/06/11

Me and my wife love to go there to walk and enjoy the nature trails


From Jenny Fann on 05/22/10

Very cool and beautiful place- amazing niche of nature amidst the chaos of the city- the kids loved it- don't forget feed for the fish and turtles


 
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