• Little Niagra

    Chickasaw

    National Recreation Area Oklahoma

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  • 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.

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Chickasaw National Recreation Area is one of the oldest units in the national park system. Its history reflects both the development of the National Park Service and the care that Americans have taken to preserve and protect places that have much meaning for the public. Chickasaw National Recreation Area protects unique resources, springs, streams, lakes and other natural features, safeguards and interprets the area’s cultural history, and provides for public education, appreciation, and the recreational use and enjoyment of these resources.

Did You Know?

A group of park visitors pose around a wooden sign, circa 1940.

Throughout the 1930s, an Easter sunrise pageant was conducted in the Bromide area of Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. Initially attracting thousands of visitors, this practice ended during the Second World War. More...