• Little Niagra

    Chickasaw

    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.

Springs and Seeps

Person at the water's edge
Watching the waters flow from Buffalo Spring.
Nevada Weir
 
The park's waters have always been one of the area's greatest attractions, and the protection of these springs was the primary reason for the establishment of the Sulphur Springs Reservation in 1902.

Did You Know?

Nature Center Exhibits

The Travertine Nature Center at Chickasaw National Recreation Area was built in 1969 during the National Park Service environmental education initiatives in the later 1960s and early 1970s. More...