The Riverside campus covers more than 135 acres and is located in the Anadarko Basin of southwestern Oklahoma. To the south runs the Washita River. To the north and west are gentle rolling hills. These hill are a woodland areas which provides a habitat for deer and other small animals. The social life at Riverside is more then just classroom; students enjoy outdoor basketball, skating, movies, and weekend picnics among the local parks.
Riverside Indian School is a boarding school for Native American students. Anadarko, also known as the "Indian Capital of the Nation", received its' name from the Caddoen band (now Caddo Nation) "Nadarko" meaning a place of the bumblebees.
Anadarko is one of the few cities in Oklahoma where Native Americans form a vast majority. Indian City, U.S.A., an outdoor museum, is also located in Anadarko, Oklahoma. Indian City offers tours, Native American dancing, arts and crafts.
Riverside Indian School provides a learning atmosphere for Native American student. Nearly 800 students enroll at Riverside and still continues to grow today.