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Map of bike paths / walking paths in the Tulsa area

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Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Tulsa, Jenks, Broken Arrow and Bixby, Oklahoma

Tulsa, Oklahoma map area

Tulsa, Oklahoma

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BIKE PATHS / WALKING PATHS

Cherry Creek Trail

Creek Turnpike Trail

Fry Ditch Creek Trail

Gathering Place Trails

Jenks Aquarium Trail

Joe Creek Trail

Katy Trail

LaFortune Park Trail

Liberty Trail

Midland Valley Trail

Mingo Trail

Newblock Park Trail

Osage Prairie Trail

River City Park Trail - Sand Springs

River Parks East Bank Trail

River Parks West Bank Trail

River Walk Trail - Bixby

Stone Creek Trail

Tulsa is located in the northeast portion of the State of Oklahoma. The city has over 50 miles of recreational trails for bike riding, walking, running, enjoying the outdoors or commuting to work or school. Many of the recreational trails in Tulsa connect with other trails allowing for extending the reach of the trails to many parts of town.

Osage Trail / Osage Prairie Trail

The Osage Trail / Osage Prairie Trail is a 16.8-mile long paved trail in the north of the city. The trail extends from a point just north of Interstate 244 to a point north of the community of Skiatook. The trail was built along the abandoned railroad bed of the Midland Valley Railroad and has gentle grades, few turns and relatively few street crossings. The route takes you through the residential neighborhoods in the northern portion of the city and across natural areas with winding creeks and forested areas. You will also pass by small farms and through the communities of Sperry and Skiatook.

Read more about the Osage Trail / Osage Prairie Trail

Creek Turnpike Trail

The Creek Turnpike Trail is a 4-mile long paved pathway on the south side of Tulsa. This trail connects to two other major recreational trails. The west end of the Creek Turnpike Trail connects to the River Park Trail System. The east end of the Creek Turnpike Trail connects with the Mingo Trail, which in turn leads to the Liberty Trail.

The west end of the Creek Turnpike Trail is at Riverside Parkway, just south of S. Delaware Avenue. This is where the Creek Turnpike Trail meets the River Park East Bank Trail. The Creek Turnpike Trail then heads to the east and crosses the Creek Turnpike on S. Harvard Street. The paved pathway lies between the roadway and the residential neighborhoods to the south. There is one short stretch where the Creek Turnpike Trail crosses under the roadway near Hunter Park. There is a connector trail to reach the other trails in the park. The trail heads back over to the south side of the roadway at S. Sheridan Boulevard.

The east end of the Creek Turnpike Trail is located at S. Memorial Drive, just south of the Creek Turnpike.

River Parks East Bank Trail

The River Parks East Bank Trail is an 10.4-mile long paved trail that is located along the east banks of the Arkansas River as it flows through the middle of Tulsa. This trail travels through several local parks along the way and also connects to a number of other major recreational trails.

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River Parks West Bank Trail

The River Parks West Bank Trail is an 8-mile long paved trail that is located along the west banks of the Arkansas River as it flows through the middle of Tulsa. This trail travels through several local parks along the way and also connects to a number of other major recreational trails.

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Jenks Aquarium Trail

The Jenks Aquarium Trail is a 2 1/4-mile long paved pathway that is located on the south side of Tulsa. It extends from the west bank of the Arkansas River to W 111th Street.

The north end of the Jenks Aquarium Trail is located at E K Place, east of North 3rd Street E. The trail follows the banks of the river for 3/4 of a mile. In this stretch, you can cross the Arkansas River on a bridge separate from E. 96th Street. The bridge leads to the River Park East Bank Trail that lies on the opposite bank.

The Jenks Aquarium Trail then follows alongside Aquarium Drive past the Oklahoma Aquarium and then follows alongside E. 101st Street. At Elm Street, the trail turns to the south and goes under the Creek Turnpike. The trail travels alongside S. Elm Street to the south and stops just short of W. 111th Street.

KATY Trail

The KATY Trail is an 8-mile long paved pathway located on the west side of Tulsa and north of the Arkansas River for most of the trail.

The west end of the KATY Trail is located at East 34th Street S near Wilson Avenu. The trail then heads to the north and crosses the Arkansas River along the same bridge as the roadway. On the north side of Arkansas River, the KATY Trail intersects with the River City Trail. The KATY Trail continues to the north alongside Wilson Avenue until it reaches the Sand Springs Expressway. The trail then heads to the east along an abandonded railway bed that parallels the Sand Springs Expressway.

The east end of the KATY Trail is located just west of N. Denver Avenue and W Easton Street. Another branch heads south to W. Archer Street.

Liberty Trail

The Liberty Trail is a 9.5-mile long paved pathway located on the southeast side of Tulsa. It follows alongside the Creek Trunpike from Highway 364 to New Orleans Street in the City of Broken Arrow. The west end of the Liberty Trail connects to the Mingo Trail at the offramp from the Creek Trunpike onto S. Garnett Road. You can follow the Mingo Trail to get to the Creek Trurnpike Trail and then the River Park East Bank Trail.

The east end of the Liberty Trail is located at New Orleans Street. This is the location of the Jack Graves Scout Reservation and Northeastern State University Broken Arrow.

Midland Valley Trail

The Midland Valley Trail is a 3.3-mile long paved pathway that extends from Downtown Tulsa to the River Parks West Bank Trail. Portions of the Midland Valley Trail were constructed along an abandoned railroad bed.

The north end of the Midland Valley Trail is located at E 3rd Street and S. Madison Avenue at a point just east of Highway 75. The trail heads south, going past Centennial Park amd the Central Center. The trail crosses Highway 51 using the S. Peoria Avenue bridge.

After crossing Highway 51, the Midland Valley Trail heads to the wes, passing Maple Park and Lee School. The trail continues going south then makes a bend to the west wrapping around A Gathering Place for Tulsa. At Riverside Drive, there is a junction with the River Parks East Bank Trail. The Midland Valley Trail uses the old railroad bridge to cross the Arkansas River and at the end of the trail is the junction with the River Parks West Bank Trail.

Mingo Trail

The Mingo Trail is a paved trail that has two separate completed sections located near Highway 169 in Tulsa . The north section is 3.75 miles long and the south section is 3.4 miles long. The trails follow alongside Mingo Creek.

The north end of the Mingo Trail is located northeast of the intersection of E. Admiral Place and N. Mingo Road. The paved trail heads south from this location, running alongside Mingo Creek and goes under Mingo Road. North of Interstate 44, the Mingo Trail goes past the J.D. Metcalfe Recreation Area.

The Mingo Trail goes under Interstate 44 and past a couple of local parks with walking paths. In this area you have to take a couple of short jogs along the neighborhood streets to get to the bridge that crosses the channel at E 26th Place to E 12th Street. The trail then follows the channel to the south, crossing under E 31st Street.

The Mingo Trail crosses S. Mingo Road at street level and goes past Hicks Park. This north section of the trail stops at E 41st Street. There is a 3-mile gap between the two completed trail sections.

The north end of the south 3.4-mile section of the Mingo Trail is located at E. 71st Street, just west of Highway 64. The trail heads south and goes around the South Towne Square shopping area. The trail goes under the interchange between Highway 64 and the Creek Turnpike. At this location there is a junction with the Liberty Trail. The Mingo Trail heads to the west from the interchange for another mile, then it connects with the Creek Turnpike Trail.

Newblock Park Trail

The Newblock Park Trail is a 1.5-mile long paved pathway that connects the KATY Trail with the River Parks East Bank Trail in central Tulsa. The north end of the Newblock Park Trail is located at S. Gilcrease Museum Road, just south of the interchange with Sand Springs Expressway (Highway 51). This is the location of the junction with the KATY Trail. From this junction the Newblock Park Trail heads southeast going through Newblock Park on Charles Page Boulevard. The trail tucks under Interstate 244 and meets up with the River Parks East Bank Trail. At this location you can also cross the Arkansas River to teach the River Parks West Bank Trail.

Cherry Creek Trail

The Cherry Creek Trail is a 1.5-mile long paved path that connects to the River Parks West Bank Trail just north of W 51st Street. From this location, the trail heads off to the west along Cherry Creek. The north end of the trail is located at W. 37th Place.

River City Trail (Sand Springs)

The River City Park Trail is a 1.8-mile paved pathway located in Sand Springs, west of Tulsa. The northwest end of the trail is located at W. Wekiwa Road near S River City Park Road. The trail heads south to the banks of the Arkansas River and wraps around the Sand Springs Softball Complex. The west end of the trail is at Wilson Avenue, 0.5 miles south of W. Wekiwa Road, which is also the junction with the KATY Trail.

Stone Creek Trail

The Stone Creek Trail is located in Owasso to the notheast of Tulsa. There is a 2.2 mile unpaved loop around the lake and a 1.7-mile long pathway that extends to N. 193rd E Avenue. The trail goes past Stone Canyon Elementary School.

River Walk Trail (Bixby)

The River Walk Trail is approximately 2 miles of paved pathway that is located in Bixby on the south side of Tulsa. The north end of the trail is located on S. Memorial Drive at E 134th Street S. The trail heads south following alongside S. Memorial Drive going past Washington Irving Park.At Washington Irving Park, you can connect to the Fry Creek Trail and then the Fry Creek Ditch Trail.

The River Walk Trail uses an old railroad bridge for crossing the Arkansas River. The trail then heads to the east along the riverbank. The southeast end of the River Walk Trail is located at Bentley Park. There are trails in Bentley Park that extend down to E. 151st Street S.

Fry Creek Ditch Trail

The Fry Creek Ditch Trail is a 2.25-mile long paved path in Bixby that extends from a point 0.5-miles north of East 121st Street S to the banks of the Arkansas River. The Fry Creek Ditch Trail connects with trails leading to Washington Irving Park and the River Walk Trail along S. Memorial Drive. This connection allows trail users to cross the Arkansas River and travel as far as Bentley Park.


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails in Tulsa, Oklahoma.


Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in Oklahoma

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of Oklahoma.

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