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?
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...