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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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Walking, running, bicycling and more...

Lake Hefner offers a variety of activities from a park with playground equipment, picnic tables... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Brad M
One of my favorite places

Lake Hefner is one of my favorite places to visit, especially as the weather warms up. Grab a bike... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oraynab J
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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4491 South Lake Hefner Rd, Oklahoma City, OK 73116-1530
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Reviewed yesterday

Lake Hefner offers a variety of activities from a park with playground equipment, picnic tables, fishing docks and one of the best lakes in the United States for sailing. I particularly like to bicycle around the lake. There is a paved path around the lake...More

Thank Brad M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lake Hefner is one of my favorite places to visit, especially as the weather warms up. Grab a bike and ride its 11+ mile trail, or walk and run if you prefer. Sit by the lake and watch as visitors jet ski or fly kites....More

Thank Oraynab J
Reviewed 6 December 2017

The jogging/biking paths provide a great way to get out and get some exercise. The lake provides a pretty backdrop.

Thank George N
Reviewed 5 December 2017

The running trails around the lake are great. It is part of the Oklahoma Memorial Marathon route in the spring. The water is back up (it was way down in 2013-2014) so it is also very pleasent to look at.

Thank Ebazinam
Reviewed 21 November 2017 via mobile

We visited the Hefner Lake and it is truly beautiful. A great man-made lake that allows the people of OKC to enjoy various water sports. A number of nice restaurants surround the lake and offer fantastic views of the Oklahoma sunsets.

Thank Michael F
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Lake Hefner is a beautiful part of Oklahoma City. One of my favorite restaurants-The Lake Hefner Grill-sets on the lake. I enjoy a lakeside table with my family, an order of the best coconut shrimp and watching sailboats when it is not too windy. There...More

Thank okiegrammy
Reviewed 10 November 2017

Lake Hefner lake and park offer a wide variety of activities for all ages. The paved, 9 mile path that goes around the lake, is relatively flat and well marked. We ride our bikes and enjoy not having to deal with traffic. The trail is...More

Thank mwcw
Reviewed 26 October 2017

I believe that the trail is actually 9 miles around the entire lake, making it a great distance for bikers, a challenge for joggers, and a good workout for walkers. Just come prepared with plenty of water, sunscreen, and layers. You can end up pretty...More

1  Thank Megan B
Reviewed 25 October 2017

I walk here eveyday on the trails around the lake. The trails are dry and clear all year round. There are biking paths and walking trails with benches if you need to stop for a minute. The scenery is beautiful, walk in nature and experience...More

Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

This is a great highlight in Oklahoma City. Whether you want a short or long walk, a round of golf at Hefner Lake Golf Course, lunch or dinner At one of the East Wharf restaurants or just a nice place to sit, read a book...More

Thank Terry B
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Cynthia R
16 October 2017|
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Response from EdCharlaFrieze | Reviewed this property |
There is no Rv parking at the lake, but close by. We don’t travel with Rv’s so fees Idk! Beautiful lake, great fishing!
Roger Lisa M
11 September 2017|
Response from Teresa S | Reviewed this property |
The name of the Captain is Bill Rains.
29 August 2017|
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Response from frannyandzooey089 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, of course, just keep them on a leash.