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.
Our Staff & Offices
Office of the Superintendent
Interpretation and Education Division
The area’s interpretive, information and education efforts have traditionally centered at the Travertine Nature Center. An information desk, interpretive displays, and book sales are also at the Travertine Nature Center. Evening programs are presented during the summer months at amphitheaters at the Point and Buckhorn campgrounds. Currently the park and the Chamber of Commerce in Sulphur operates a visitor information station that provides information on Chickasaw National Recreation Area to visitors.
Visitor and Resource Protection
Resource Management Division
Resource management staff consists of a resource manager and hydrologist, supplemented by a small number of temporary or volunteer technicians.
Facility Management Division
Skilled in a variety of crafts and trades, facility management staff consists of permanent employees supplemented by temporary employees in the summer.
Did You Know?
Between 1917 and 1925, Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District of Chickasaw National Recreation Area] maintained a collection of animals—not quite a zoo—which at various times included deer, elk, bison, ostriches and a bald eagle. More...