Martin Park Nature Center & Trail

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

Phone: 405-297-1429
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Created to provide nature education opportunities for Oklahoma residents, 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, as well as a picnic area, playground and a browsing library. Three hiking trails, a bird observation wall and a watch tower are on site. One trail, the INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation Courage Trail, features broadened walkways and boardwalks suitable for visitors in wheelchairs with other mobility ...

Created to provide nature education opportunities for Oklahoma residents, 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, as well as a picnic area, playground and a browsing library. Three hiking trails, a bird observation wall and a watch tower are on site. One trail, the INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation Courage Trail, features broadened walkways and boardwalks suitable for visitors in wheelchairs with other mobility limitations. 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. General 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

Park hours:
April 1 to September 30: 5am-9pm daily.
October 1 to March 31: 5am-6pm daily.

Visitor Center hours:
April 1 to September 30: Sunday, Tuesday & Wednesday: 9am-6pm.
Thursday, Friday & Saturday: 9am-8pm.
October 1 to March 31: Tuesday through Sunday: 9am-6pm.

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 guided hikes may charge a 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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From TravelOK.com Staff on 07/11/16

Krista, for information not provided on this site, please contact nature center staff at 405-297-1429. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Krista on 07/10/16

Do that allow dogs?


From Krista on 07/10/16

Young


From K.N.Listman on 06/15/16

Trails wind around and are not particularly well marked, but the place isn't really big enough to get lost in. Nice for children.


From TravelOK.com Staff on 06/09/16

Chester, thanks for your interest in Martin Nature Park! Admission is free and the park is currently open from 5am to 9pm daily. You can see a full list of FAQs and more information about the park by clicking the orange website button at the top of this page. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Chester Woods on 06/09/16

Hello! , looking to come take a hike with my fiancé. Looking for pricing, Best times, and what's need from us and how do we prepare. Please contact me at your earliest convenience


From TravelOK.com Staff on 05/18/16

Amy, thanks for your interest in the Martin Park Nature Center! You can find more information about the programs they offer by clicking the orange website button at the top of this page. Thank you for using TravelOK.com!


From Amy Holland or Makensie Knox on 05/18/16

We would like information about the programs that you offer and to set up an tour.


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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