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Oklahoma whitewater, Arkansas River

Tulsa county, Tulsa Wave section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

  The wonderful Tulsa County scenery and the water flowing gracefully down Arkansas River have people coming here. Getting some good exercise and spending some quality time in nature are great attractions for lots of people. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you won't find a large number of other spots. This is a very short section so it's not like you're gonna spend hours on the river in one stretch. The starting
    location is a short drive from Tulsa, please print out a copy of the road map further down the page so you won’t get lost. This river system has a few good paddling stretches and the Tulsa Wave section is one of them. Whitewater
rafting and kayaking spots in Oklahoma tend to be more forgiving than the national average, so you'd better keep in mind that a large number of rivers in this state are quite easy. There are nice comfortable hotels here, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick.

Briefly about the general area:
If you're going to Arkansas River from Tulsa, you won't be the only one. From a precipitation point of view
Arkansas River is a quite common place. Throughout September this area sees the most rain; January is when it's the driest. Through the long summer days, highs regularly are in the 90's at Arkansas River while overnight lows are usually in the 60's. Daytime highs during the winter are in the 40's; nighttime lows in the 20's for Arkansas River.

Arkansas River, Tulsa Wave road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.


Detailed Map

Stats for this river stretch

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Arkansas River.
 Whitewater Near Arkansas River:
Arkansas River, Tulsa County, 0 miles away
      Class -blank- - 0 miles long (Tulsa Wave)
 Marinas Near Arkansas River:
Cross Timbers Marina, Sperry , 14 miles away
Pier 51 Marina, Mannford , 18 miles away
 Hotels Near Arkansas River:
Ambassador Hotel - Tulsa, Tulsa , 1 miles away
DoubleTree By Hilton Tulsa Downtown, Tulsa , 2 miles away
Holiday Inn TULSA CITY CENTER, Tulsa , 2 miles away
Best Western Plus Downtown Tulsa/Route 66 Hotel, Tulsa , 2 miles away
The Mayo Hotel, Tulsa , 2 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Arkansas River:
Cherry Hill Mobile Home Comm, Tulsa, 1 miles away
Warrior Campground, Tulsa, 2 miles away
Oak Tree RV Park, Tulsa, 3 miles away
 Public Lands Near Arkansas River:
Lake Keystone State Park, Oklahoma , 19 miles away
Walnut Creek State Park, Oklahoma , 22 miles away
Okmulgee State Park, Oklahoma , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Arkansas River:
Lit'l Links Golf Club, Tulsa , 2 miles away
South Lakes Golf Course, Tulsa , 2 miles away
Page Belcher Golf Course, Tulsa , 3 miles away
 Lakes Near Arkansas River
Sahoma Lake, Creek , 12 miles away
Shell Lake, Osage , 14 miles away
Skiatook Lake, Osage , 15 miles away

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