Much of the water in the park comes from Buffalo Springs and Antelope Spring in the eastern end of the Platt Historic District. These two springs have a combined flow of about five million gallons of water a day during normal years. They are most interesting because of their beauty and size, and for their role as the sole source of Travertine Creek. Both springs are situated along the main foot trail that follows Travertine Creek from the nature center.
Did You Know?
In 1928 Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District of Chickasaw National Recreation Area] had the second highest visitation of any park in the National Park System. More...