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.
National Park Week at Chickasaw NRA
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282
Each April, the National Park Service invites park visitors to celebrate special places during National Park Week. This year’s celebration will take place April 16-24 throughout the National Park system. Chickasaw National Recreation Area in
The National Park Service also promotes healthy ecosystems. Recent eastern redcedar thinning and prescribed fires are part of the Chickasaw National Recreation Area’s efforts to maintain a balanced ecosystem and restore native grasslands. To ensure the health of the park’s water resources, park staff monitors water quality and quantity in the park to ensure that future visitors will have an opportunity to recreate in the future.
Relax, reflect, and refuel at the park. For more information about the Chickasaw National Recreation Area and activities available throughout the year, visit www.nps.gov/chic/ or call the
Did You Know?
Oklahoma politicians, such as Senator Elmer Thomas, defended attempts to deauthorize Platt National Park in 1910, 1913, 1924, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1938, 1941, 1957, and 1958. More...