• Little Niagra


    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.



Common snapping turtle

Alligator snapping turtle


Yellow mud turtle

Mississippi mud turtle

Three-toed box turtle

Ouachita map turtle

Missouri slider

Red-eared slider

Fence lizard

Collard lizard

Texas horned lizard

Five-lined skink

Broad-headed skink

Southern prairie skink

Spotted whiptail

Six-lined racerunner

Slender glass lizard

Mountain blind snake

Eastern yellow-bellied racer

Prairie ringneck snake

Black rat snake

Rough earth snake

Western earth snake

Eastern hognose snake

Texas night snake

Prairie kingsnake

Speckled kingsnake

Eastern coachwhip

Western coachwhip

Blotched water snake

Graham's crayfish snake

Northern water snake


Great plains ground snake

Texas brown snake

Western ribbon snake

Red-sided garter snake

Central lined snake

Western cottonmouth

Western diamondback


Timber rattlesnake

Razor-backed musk turtle

Great plains skink

Ornate box turtle

Ground skink

Great plains rat snake

Pallid spiny softshell

Texas blind snake

Dusky hognose snake

Rough green snake

Diamond-backed water snake

Louisiana milk snake

Flat-headed snake

Broad-banded copperhead

Western pigmy rattlesnake

Did You Know?

A 1920s traffic jam at Platt National Park

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...