Durant has a wide variety of outdoor recreation. With 10 public parks, the Multi-Sports Complex, the public swimming pool, and four completed walking trails with more to come, the City of Magnolias is constantly improving and maintaining its public recreational facilities.
BILLY MILLER PARK – A 1.9-acre park located at the end of South 2nd to South 5th Avenues, north of Mineral Bayou. Amenities include four lighted ball fields (two softball, two baseballs), concession, restrooms, covered spectator seating, batting cages, playground equipment, an open free play area, and paved parking.
CARL ALBERT PARK – A 27.9-acre park located at N Washington Avenue and Carl Albert Drive. Amenities include a skateboard park, three lighted tennis courts, pavilions, gazebo, restrooms, picnic tables, grills, benches, playground equipment, an open free-plat area, and paved jogging/walking trails with large shade trees. Carl Albert Park has a “Dream Court” basketball court that was installed as part of a partnership with Nancy Lieberman Charities.
DIXON DURANT PARK – 1020 N. 10th Avenue named in honor of the founder of Durant, is a 6-acre park located on North 10th Avenue between Walnut and Willow Streets. Amenities include paved parking, benches, grills, ADA accessible restrooms, six lighted tennis courts, basketball court, 1/4 mile walking/jogging track, picnic and pavilion area, and playground equipment including swings, jungle gyms, slides, and climbers.
DURANT MULTI-SPORTS COMPLEX – The Durant Multi-Sports Complex is a multi-purpose athletics facility located two miles southeast of Durant on Highway 78. The complex consists of baseball and softball fields, soccer fields, and a football stadium/track field.
KEITHLEY PARK – A 2.5-acre park located in the 300 block of NE 3rd Avenue. Amenities include playground equipment, pavilion, paved jogging/walking track, basketball court, ADA accessible restrooms at a ball field, lighted Little League baseball diamond, and a “splash pad.”
LAKE DURANT – Lake Durant is located six miles north of Durant on Highway 78 and is open daily from sunrise to sunset. The lake features 315 surface acres of water, 4,200 acre-feet of water, 500 acres of natural landscape, a large pavilion with grill, picnic tables, a fishing pier, boat ramp, paved parking, and 10 concrete RV pads with electricity, water, and sewer hookups, and a 2-mile nature trail. The camping fee is $15 per night.
LEONARD MORGAN PARK – A 9-acre park on SE 3rd Avenue, north of Mineral Bayou. Amenities include soccer fields, T-ball and one lighted machine-pitch baseball field, concession, playground equipment, paved parking, and restrooms.
LLOYD PLYLER PARK – A 5-acre park located on S 5the Avenue, between Louisiana and Mississippi streets. Amenities include newly upgraded lighted baseball diamonds, batting cages, dressing facilities, concession, restrooms, playground equipment, picnic area, and pavilion and street parking.
SCHULER PARK – A 2.5-acre park located at N 4th Ave and Poplar Street. Amenities include a 20-foot by 30-foot pavilion, ADA-Accessible public restrooms, playground equipment for children of all ages, swings, and grills.
SLATON PARK – A 16-acre park located on Northeast Fifth Avenue, between Pine and Elm streets. Amenities include a lighted softball field, paved parking, concession, public restrooms, lighted Little League football fields, an open free-play area, playground equipment, and several large shade trees.
THREE VALLEY LOOP WALKING TRAIL – The .5 mile loop starts at the Three Valley Museum at 401 W. Main St in Historic Downtown Durant, taking you in the heart of downtown to enjoy all the architecture, shopping, and dining available in our community.
SCHULER LOOP WALKING TRAIL – This 1.7-mile trail located on Southeastern Oklahoma State University (SOSU) leads you on an adventure around campus.
CROOKED SMILE WALKING TRAIL AND CROSS COUNTRY COURSE – This trail/cross country course, featuring a river, is located at 2408 N 1st Ave, east of SOSU softball fields. It offers a 0.23-mile, 0.36-mile, and 1.29-mile trail option.