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.
Many visitors have lasting memories of the park. You can be a part of this legacy by sharing your experiences.
What are we looking for?
Who can apply?
Anyone with a memory or experience of a visit to Platt National Park or Chickasaw National Recreation Area may submit a story.
What may I submit?
How long can my story be?
May I submit a photo or a piece of art with my story?
What will happen to my stories and pictures?
Is there a fee?
Where do I submit my story? You can
Or by mail:
Did You Know?
In 1972 park rangers in Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District in Chickasaw National Recreation Area] caught a bank robber who held up a nearby bank. The suspect drove into the park, became confused, and wound up on the 15MPH perimeter road instead of his intended escape. More...