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.
NPS/Chickasaw National Recreation Area
If you prefer to plan a self-guided trip to Chickasaw National Recreation Area, the ideas below will give you a good start. Park staff can also help educational group leaders plan a visit to the park. Some planning materials may be available upon request.
Junior Ranger Program
Take a Hike
Need more information or ideas for self-guided visits? Contact the Education Coordinator, 580 622-7282.
Did You Know?
Chickasaw National Recreation Area commemorates a landmark in natural resource conservation, as it is the first national park area in the United States established with the cooperation of an Indian Tribe. In 1902, leaders of the Chickasaw Nation sold the land for the park to the U.S. government. More...