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Hefner Lake & Park

4491 S Lake Hefner Dr, Oklahoma City, OK 73116-1530
+1 405-297-2211
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9.5 mile trail around lake and lots on the way

3 miles across the dam, great fishing, stars and stripes park is fantastic for picnicing and kids... read more

Reviewed 5 July 2017
Celeste F
Fun day trip

This is the go to spot for walkers and bikers in OKC. We like to go to either of the 2 playgrounds... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2017
Mikellee31
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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“light house” (9 reviews)
“riding bikes” (6 reviews)
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4491 S Lake Hefner Dr, Oklahoma City, OK 73116-1530
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+1 405-297-2211
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"light house"
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"mile trail"
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"hefner grill"
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"small lake"
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"red rock canyon grill"
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"great place to walk"
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Reviewed 5 July 2017

3 miles across the dam, great fishing, stars and stripes park is fantastic for picnicing and kids gigantic playground with rocket! nature trails, bike trails, skating trails, sailboarding, multiple playgrounds, golf course, marinas with sailboats, model airplane field. Something for everyone.

Thank Celeste F
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

This is the go to spot for walkers and bikers in OKC. We like to go to either of the 2 playgrounds with our kids and just hang out for a few hours. There is also sailing, kite surfing, and fishing, and fine dining and...More

Thank Mikellee31
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Reviewed 20 June 2017

It was a beautiful day, but very windy. We only stopped by for about 30-45 minutes with our family as we travelled through town. However, there were decent number of people out enjoying the park. Several people riding bikes and severl people jogging. There were...More

Thank Sheila V
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

Travel around the 17 mile shoreline(you can drive it all too) and see all the bird species. Walking/running/biking trails all the way too. The huge dam from the 1940's is one high finish up to water level. There is no release system so is why...More

Thank Jimbo J
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Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

I'm so glad I had asked my server at Iron Star for directions to the lighthouse area. Apple maps and the map on this app shows you the wrong direction! He told me to follow the directions to Louie's Grill and Bar since the lighthouse...More

1  Thank Tuyen P
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

I just moved to Oklahoma City from Minneapolis, MN in which has about 10,000 lakes and a lot of beaches. Oklahoma gets extremely hot in the summer and it blows my mind that there is no beach in Oklahoma City. I came across Lake Hefner...More

8  Thank deasonk
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

The scenic lake with affordable restaurants on shore is also great for jogging and especially for bicycling and skateboarding. Sailing and windsurfing might be also available, probably for a fee.

Thank lonelycitytravel
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

We have walked and biked around the lake. We have eaten diner and watched the sun set. We have had family get togethers and enjoyed drives around the lake.

Thank Don L
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Reviewed 16 May 2017

We stumbled across this beautiful lake while riding around getting famililar with the area. What a beautiful find. The light house is wonderful and some yummy looking places to eat right on the lake. Who doesn't love a water view!! We ate a Louis and...More

1  Thank Roselyn T
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Reviewed 15 May 2017

Mode area to get kids or just to get away! Beautiful sunsets and nice restaurants nearby. Enjoy a day out with the kids.

Thank Beryl S
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Mia M
28 May 2018|
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Response from shaunc821 | Reviewed this property |
No fee, yes you can grill, buy a fishing permit at gas station.
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HopOnHotels
29 April 2018|
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Response from James P | Reviewed this property |
Depending on the traffic 20 minutes . The traffic heading out can be heavy During both rush hours Lots of people commute in I40 to tinker from OKC . On the weekend it is a fairly easy drive. Make of a day of it, the lake... More
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Jeffrey A
25 April 2018|
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Response from Brad M | Reviewed this property |
Many places . Take Hefner exit off Hefner Pkwy. Park on far west end of parking lot, near water, by wind sock. Plenty of places along this area.
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