• 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.

Comfort Station Opening and Closing Schedule

Opening and Closing dates for comfort stations (restrooms) throughout the park. Comfort stations open year-round may be subject to operating hours. Schedule subject to change.

Comfort Station



Little Niagara

Second Thursday in April

Last Tuesday in October

Travertine Island

Second Thursday in May

Last Tuesday in September

Travertine Nature Center

Open all year during regular business hours

Flower Park

Open all year

Black Sulphur

First Thursday in May

Last Tuesday in September

Walnut Grove

First Thursday in April

Last Tuesday in October


Open all year

Buckhorn Launch

Open all year

The Point Launch

Open all year

Did You Know?

Sunset over the Lake of the Arbuckles

Both of the lakes found in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area are man-made reservoirs. Veterans Lake was built by the WPA in 1936 and added to the park in 1983. The Lake of the Arbuckles was built by the Bureau of Reclamation in 1963 and managed as a separate park until 1976. More...