OKLAHOMA TOURISM AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES FIRST-EVER STATE PARK EARTH DAY EVENTS
The department will hold events across the state at 10 different state parks.
OKLAHOMA CITY (April 21, 2023) — The Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department has announced a statewide Earth Day event at 10 different state parks Saturday, April 22. The agency is inviting visitors to celebrate Earth Day by joining in on a day of clean up a park of their choosing. The agency is teaming up with Keep Oklahoma Beautiful to provide trash bags and gloves to all guests.
“Oklahoma has more than 30 gorgeous state parks, and we have to do our part to make sure they are here for the next generation,” OTRD Executive Director Shelley Zumwalt said. “I’m proud to invite our guests to join us to keep them beautiful, and I’m hopeful that with their help, we can preserve our parks for years to come.”
Visitors can sign up at the park of their choice at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, April 22. Park clean-up will last until noon and guests are also invited to participate in Earth Day-themed programming and crafts. Special medallions will also be available for volunteers. Visitors are encouraged to stay and relax throughout the day, enjoying the beauty of the park.
Lists of participating parks below:
Bernice Area at Grand Lake