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.
2011 Bald Eagle Watches Scheduled
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282
Bald eagles are flying once again over Lake of the Arbuckles at Chickasaw National Recreation Area in
Park rangers at Chickasaw National Recreation Area would like to invite the public to attend Bald Eagle Watches scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 15 and Saturday, January 29, 2011. Each Bald Eagle Watch will begin with a ranger program at the
The American bald eagle almost reached the point of extinction, but the combined efforts of many private citizens, elected officials, and government agencies led to the removal of bald eagles from the endangered species list in 2007. The increase in the eagle population allows us the privilege of seeing these birds in the wild. To learn more about this annual event, please call the
Did You Know?
Between 1933 and 1940, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) entirely rebuilt Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District of Chickasaw National Recreation Area] from boundary to boundary. Rustic buildings, swimming holes, and picnic areas, remain today as a testament to their work. More...