Little Niagara Swimming Area Closed
Due to low water flow in Travertine Creek, the Little Niagara and Panther Falls swimming areas are closed until further notice. The Little Niagara and Panther Falls picnic areas remain open.
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?
Many of the nearly 500 T2 oil tankers built during World War II were named for National Parks. Among them was the SS Platt Park, named for Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District in Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. More...