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Hefner Lake & Park

4491 South Lake Hefner Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73116-1530
+1 405-297-2211
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The place to be on Saturday morning

I'm retired so I can walk the trails at lake Hefner anytime but it's such a kick to join the party... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2016
Dan G
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Meh . . .

I've lived near the Great Lakes most of my life, so maybe I'm jaded. Lake Hefner is just another... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2016
River Falls, Wisconsin
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“bike ride” (7 reviews)
“water level” (6 reviews)
“flying kites” (5 reviews)
4491 South Lake Hefner Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73116-1530
+1 405-297-2211
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

I'm retired so I can walk the trails at lake Hefner anytime but it's such a kick to join the party on Saturday (and Sunday) morning. Stay to the right and keep moving past the strollers, everyone seems to be trying to keep fit. The...More

Thank Dan G
Reviewed 21 August 2016

I've lived near the Great Lakes most of my life, so maybe I'm jaded. Lake Hefner is just another small lake created by damming up some creek. It has a park near the southern end of the lake that is typical of larger-city parks. There...More

Thank WindyGeographer
Reviewed 13 August 2016

Go for a jog or a bike ride, eat great food, or just soak in the sunset and watch the kite surfers do their thing. Lake Hefner is a great spot for people of all ages. Nice parks for kids and open areas to throw...More

Thank Haleigh M
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is one of the greatest running places ever. This is OKC's Central Park. No water fountains or bathrooms generally but completely safe and easy to run.

Thank iamtheasphalt
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Hefner Lake and park offers a welcome respite from the city. An unexpected feature is the lighthouse, which at the very least makes for a great photo op. The breeze from the expansive lake offer some comfort on a hot summer day. With so many...More

Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

Ate at nearby restaurant but the view of the lake and lighthouse were gorgeous! The evening sunset was beautiful and the lighthouse is very close which makes for great pictures.

Thank Barbara C
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Clean well kept walking and biking paths. Sunsets are so beautiful. The Resturant s and bats are few but well priced and well prepared. Several have live music sometimes on their verandas.

Thank GMcGreene
Reviewed 26 July 2016

There are some of the best restaurants in Oklahoma rite on the shores of this lake. There are several parks and places to just hang out and have a picnic. We live within a few miles of here and its one of our favorite places...More

Thank Arron M
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Nice city lake with trails for walking/cycling/skating, several parks with covered pavilions, grills, picnic tables, some with playground equipment, port a johns for restrooms, fishing (permit required plus state license), covered dock, boating, sailing, no swimming, 3 restaurants with patios on east side of lake....More

Thank Teresa G
Reviewed 25 July 2016

Located right off Britton Rd and the highway. Drop off the exit ramp and stop in to see sailboats and a wonderfull light house. walking trails without cars. On a windy day watch the kite skiers!

Thank Arlog60
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Hi, what would you like to know about this attraction? how much does it cost besides the fishing license? is there a daily fee and how much
16 May 2017|
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Response from gayhayward | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, not being a fisherman, I do not know. I enjoy the lighthouse, the view and the restaurants.
Hi, I wanna do a small birthday party at the lake hefner park? Do I have to pay a fee?
25 April 2017|
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Response from lesleywr | Reviewed this property |
There is a place if you go off NW Expressway North on Meridian it takes you out to the lake to Stars and Stripes park, there are picnic tables, a nice area to play, fly kites and there are trees, kids can play ball or even... More
Mary Jo J
What is the fee to enter the lake area?
31 January 2017|
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Response from Ricardo59IL | Reviewed this property |
There's no fee for the general grounds. If you want to put a boat in the water you would need to check with the marina.