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.
Chickasaw, with its long and rich cultural history, is home to many stories, tales and legends. For over a century, the mineral and fresh waters of the Platt District (the former Platt National Park), have drawn visitors to establish family traditions. Older than the State of Oklahoma, the park has played an important role in the lives of generations of Americans.
Did You Know?
In 1904 Forest Townsley was appointed the first park ranger in Platt National Park [the Platt Historic District in today's Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. Townsley's son John later served as Superintendent of Yellowstone National Park from 1975 to 1982. More...