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.
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.
All areas are closed to antlered hunting (all seasons).
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?
Both of the lakes found in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area are man-made reservoirs. Veterans Lake was built by the WPA in 1936 and added to the park in 1983. The Lake of the Arbuckles was built by the Bureau of Reclamation in 1963 and managed as a separate park until 1976. More...