Warning to Boaters
Chickasaw National Recreation area is warning all boat users to be cautious while boating on Lake of the Arbuckles due to low water levels in the lake. More »
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.
Tour the red cedar reduction project at the Lake of the Arbuckles
Contact: Eric Leonard, 580 622-7282
Join National Park Service staff and fire management professionals to learn more about the red cedar reduction project taking place around the Lake of the Arbuckles in Chickasaw National Recreation Area.
Each tour will begin at the
Although eastern red cedar is native to
"Thinning of the eastern red cedar will increase public safety by reducing the hazardous fuel load in the wildland-urban interface and move the ecosystem closer to a natural state," said park superintendent Bruce Noble.
For more information about the tours or other projects occurring in the park, please call the
Did You Know?
The Travertine Nature Center at Chickasaw National Recreation Area was built in 1969 during the National Park Service environmental education initiatives in the later 1960s and early 1970s. More...