Oklahoma City’s Boathouse District stands apart as one of the most unique attractions in the region. Here, you can get out on the water on a kayak, canoe, dragon boat, stand-up paddle board and more, plus quick lessons on the dock mean you’re sure to have fun.

Explore RIVERSPORT Rapids and Adventures, where you can climb a six-story adventure course, sail down several high-speed spiral slides, fly 700 feet across the Oklahoma River on a zipline and more. There’s even special kid-sized attractions with plenty of thrills for the little ones.

The latest addition to the Boathouse District is RIVERSPORT Rapids, one of only three man-made whitewater venues in the nation. Six pumps recirculate treated water through two channels to create class II-IV rapids, and flow can be adjusted to offer various levels of rafting and kayaking experiences.

You’ll also find stunning architecture on the river with the Chesapeake Boathouse, Devon Boathouse, Chesapeake Finish Line Tower and CHK | Central Boathouse. The Boathouse District is within walking distance of other Adventure Road destinations like Bricktown, Climb UP and the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

 

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Plus, join in special family-friendly events at the Boathouse District during the summer and fall! GLOW features live music, local food trucks, beer and wine and a free movie under the stars for all to enjoy. And with the bi-weekly Floating Films series, visitors can bring a blanket or lawn chair and watch the film for free from the banks of the lower pond or even rent a tube or raft ($10 per person) for the full experience.

And if camping is one of your favorite parts of summer, then you’ll love the new Urban Camping grounds at RIVERSPORT Rapids and Adventures. Enjoy classic camping favorites like s’mores, stargazing and outdoor games, together with whitewater rafting on RIVERSPORT Rapids’ island, all just steps away from modern conveniences, including indoor restrooms. Just bring your tent and camping gear!

 

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