Oklahoma City Recreation

Lake Hefner: Bird watchers treasure Lake Hefner as one of the best locations in central Oklahoma. Lake Hefner is an excellent lake for sailing and weekend sailboat races are held from April to October. Facilities for picnicking and fishing also are available. No camping or swimming allowed. 

Myriad Botanical Gardens: The Myriad Botanical Gardens is a 17-acre botanical garden and interactive urban park located in downtown Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, on the southwest corner of Reno and Robinson. Its primary feature is the Crystal Bridge Tropical Conservatory – a 224-foot living plant museum featuring towering palm trees, tropical plants and flowers, waterfalls, and exotic animals. (9.2 miles)