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.
Celebrate Independence Day with a special program at the Travertine Nature Center
Contact: Eric Leonard, 580 622-7282
To commemorate the 234th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence, the Travertine Nature Center will host a special display of historic flags of the United States of America. Collected by Mr. Ducky Day of the Platt National Park American Legion Post #148, the flags will be on display in the Nature Center auditorium on Friday, Saturday, Sunday, and Monday of the July 4th holiday weekend. Mr. Day will conduct special programs about the flags throughout the day in the Nature Center auditorium Friday through Monday. Park staff invites visitors to beat the summer heat while learning about our nation's history.
For more information about this program, please contact the Travertine Nature Center 580 622-7234.
Did You Know?
Since the original establishment of the park in 1902, Chickasaw National Recreation Area has had four different names: Sulphur Springs Reservation (1902), Platt National Park (1906), Arbuckle Recreation Area (1962), and the Chickasaw National Recreation Area (1976). More...