Martin Park Nature Center & Trail

Martin Park Nature Center & Trail
5000 W Memorial Rd
Oklahoma City
,
OK
73142
Phone: 405-297-1429

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