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.
Lend a Hand at the Rock Creek Spring Clean-up
Contact: Eric Leonard, 580 622-7282
Chickasaw National Recreation Area is seeking energetic volunteers to roll up their sleeves and devote one morning to cleaning up the area in and around Rock Creek, just west of Vendome Well in the park. Interested volunteers should meet at 9 am on April 17, 2010 at the Sulphur Chamber of Commerce/Visitor Information Station, 717 W. Broadway, Sulphur.
“Spring is the time to roll up our sleeves and prepare the park for the summer season,” says Park Superintendent Bruce Noble. “We invite those of you who frequent the park to assist in our spring cleaning of Rock Creek.”
Volunteers are encouraged to wear long pants, sturdy shoes and bring work gloves. The park will provide trash bags, work gloves and tools, if needed. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Park Ranger Eric Leonard, 580 622-7282.
Did You Know?
Russell E. Dickenson, eleventh Director of the National Park Service (May, 1980-March, 1985) served as Chief Ranger at Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District in Chickasaw National Recreation Area] from 1953 to 1955. More...