• Little Niagra


    National Recreation Area Oklahoma

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  • 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.

Photos & Multimedia

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Oka' - a short film by native Oklahoma filmmaker Rick Thompson - focuses attention on the history of the unique freshwater and mineral springs in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area. Produced to accompany the Ken Burns television documentary “The National Parks: America’s Best Idea,” the film tells the story of the former Platt National Park. This high-definition film also showcases opportunities on the horizon for the Arbuckle region with the opening of the new Chickasaw Cultural Center in 2010.
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Did You Know?

Historic photograph of the Platt National Park golf course

In 1923 a golf course was built in Platt National Park [the Platt Historic District in the present Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. In 1935 the golf course was ordered closed, and little evidence remains of it today. More...