• Little Niagra

    Chickasaw

    National Recreation Area Oklahoma

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  • Warning to Boaters

    Chickasaw National Recreation area is warning all boat users to be cautious while boating on Lake of the Arbuckles due to low water levels in the lake. More »

  • Swimming Areas Closed

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

  • Eagle Bay Boat Launch Closed

    Due to low water in Lake of the Arbuckles, Eagle Bay Boat Launch is closed.

Professional Development

female park ranger talking to young boy

2009 TRT talks with a young Junior Ranger.

NPS/Chickasaw National Recreation Area

It is a goal of park staff to find more effective ways to bring classes to the park and the park into the classroom. Here are several opportunities for professional development that the park participates in:

Workshops and Outreach
For the summer of 2010, the park partnered with the Oklahoma Alliance for Geographic Education to offer the week-long "Teddy Roosevelt's Dream: National Park Service Footprints in Oklahoma" workshop from June 27-July 1, 2010.
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Did You Know?

The Hillside Spring

Chickasaw National Recreation Area is unique among national parks, as an agreement between the U.S. Government and American Indians first established the park. The U.S. Government paid the Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations $20 per acre for 640 acres in 1902 and $60 per acre for additional lands in 1904. More...