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.
Most state hunting regulations are applicable in Chickasaw National Recreation Area with the following exceptions.
Hunting closures and restrictions
All areas shown on the “Hunting Map” are open to the use of shotguns with shot shells, single projectile (slug) and to archery. Designated areas are open to rifle and primitive firearms use.
Hunting over bait is prohibited, per 36 CFR 2.2 (a) (2)
Displaying of wildlife carcasses, other remains or parts thereof is prohibited in developed areas and campgrounds.
Did You Know?
In 1923 a golf course was built in Platt National Park [the Platt Historic District in the present Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. In 1935 the golf course was ordered closed, and little evidence remains of it today. More...