Little Niagara Swimming Area Closed
Due to low water flow in Travertine Creek, the Little Niagara and Panther Falls swimming areas are closed until further notice. The Little Niagara and Panther Falls picnic areas remain open.
Children's Fishing Clinic at Chickasaw NRA
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282
Contact: Steffan Hakanson, 580-622-7232
Chickasaw National Recreation Area in
The family-friendly event will include a series of stations where National Park Service staff and volunteers will instruct children on various aspects of fishing. Fishing equipment, casting, knot tying, sport fish identification, and water safety/fishing ethics will be included. Some equipment will be provided, although attendees are encouraged to bring their own fishing poles. Parents are encouraged to participate with their children and enjoy a morning at the lake.
Pre-registration is not required. For more information, call Park Guide Steffan Hakanson at 580 622-7232, or e-mail us.
Did You Know?
In 1904 Forest Townsley was appointed the first park ranger in Platt National Park [the Platt Historic District in today's Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. In 1913 he transferred to Yosemite National Park, where he later became Chief Ranger. More...