Central Oklahoma’s Frontier Country is home to a number of fantastic lakes that are uniquely connected to their urban surroundings. Here you can explore Oklahoma’s capitol city at lunchtime and be on the water by the afternoon. Whether you’re looking for water sport adventures, leisurely swimming opportunities or excellent fishing spots, you’ll find it at a lake in central Oklahoma. You learned more about beautiful Lake Thunderbird in our "Big Six" lake overview, now read about a few of the region’s top lakes and make plans to come see what makes central Oklahoma a great place to hit the water.Learn More
Riversport Adventure Park at Lake Hefner
Riversport Adventures at Lake Hefner is your one stop show for excitement in northwest Oklahoma City. This Lake Hefner attraction offers lessons, camps and both kayak and stand up paddle board rentals. If you have ever wanted to try kayaking or stand up paddle boarding but aren’t sure it’s for you, the Riversport School offers lessons for ages 8 and up. In one 90-minute class, you’ll learn the basics of each type of activity and be ready for the open water. For those with an interest in sailing, Lake Hefner is the perfect place to learn. There is both a youth and advanced sailing camp available at The Sailing Center, located at Hobie Point on the south side of Lake Hefner.