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    National Recreation Area Oklahoma

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  • 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.

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 elk in Platt National Park, 1920s

Between 1917 and 1925, Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District of Chickasaw National Recreation Area] maintained a collection of animals—not quite a zoo—which at various times included deer, elk, bison, ostriches and a bald eagle. More...