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.
Chickasaw National Recreation Area Employees Donate Over 150 Pounds of Food to Area Food Bank
Contact: Dan Winings, 580-622-7282
As part of the Department of the Interior, Feds Feed Families campaign that began on June 1 and ran through August 29, Chickasaw National Recreation Area employees donated over 150 pounds of non-perishable food to the local food bank here in Sulphur. The donation was made on Thursday, September 13 at the Faith Center/Harvest Basket chapter of the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma. The Faith Center/Harvest Basket provides assistance to approximately 150 local families each month. The overall food insecurity rate in Oklahoma (people who do not consistently receive 3 meals each day) is at 17.7% and the food insecurity rate for children in Oklahoma is 26.6%. The staffs' donations will all stay here in Sulphur to assist local families.
Did You Know?
In addition to a bison herd, from 1920-1934, Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District of Chickasaw National Recreation Area] was host to a small herd of elk. In 1934 most of the elk were slaughtered and fed to families needing relief from the Great Depression. More...