• Little Niagra


    National Recreation Area Oklahoma

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  • Little Niagara Swimming Area Closed

    Due to low water flow in Travertine Creek, the Little Niagara and Panther Falls swimming areas are closed until further notice. The Little Niagara and Panther Falls picnic areas remain open.

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The Goddard Youth Camp
Located on the western shore of the Lake of the Arbuckles, the mission of the Goddard Youth Camp is to provide a high-quality, low-cost outdoor environmental education experience for young people utilizing the teaching tools available at the Camp and the dynamic ecology of the Arbuckle Mountains of south central Oklahoma.

The National Park Service has a memorandum of understanding with the Goddard Youth Camp giving the camp permission to operate its facility within Chickasaw National Recreation Area’s boundary. The camp was established as an environmental education facility for the use of nonprofit youth organizations, including area schools.

Did You Know?

A circular stone enclosure around spring water

The stone enclosure around Buffalo Springs, built in 1934, was one of the first CCC projects completed in Platt National Park [today's Platt Historic District in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. Designed to protect the quality of the water, swimming has never been allowed at Buffalo Springs. More...