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.
Public Invited to Holiday Open House
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282
In celebration of the holiday season, Superintendent Bruce Noble would like to invite the public to a Holiday Open House at Chickasaw National Recreation Area. The Open House will be held at the former Superintendent’s residence from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on Wednesday, December 15, 2010. The residence is located at 716 Hwy 177 S., approximately one-mile south of the 4-way Hwy 7/Hwy 177 intersection in
Built in the early 1930s, the Superintendent’s residence was intended to serve as the home for the park’s Superintendent and family. The site was chosen at that time because it offered views of much of
Park staff would also like to invite the public to enjoy the park this holiday season. The park is open daily for wildlife observation, hiking, biking, fishing, camping, and other outdoor activities. The Travertine Nature Center is open daily 9:00 am –4:30 pm, except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.
“As we celebrate the end of another year, we are thankful for the opportunity to protect one of
Did You Know?
Chickasaw National Recreation Area is unique among national parks, as an agreement between the U.S. Government and American Indians first established the park. The U.S. Government paid the Chickasaw and Choctaw Nations $20 per acre for 640 acres in 1902 and $60 per acre for additional lands in 1904. More...