• Little Niagra


    National Recreation Area Oklahoma

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  • Warning to Boaters

    Chickasaw National Recreation area is warning all boat users to be cautious while boating on Lake of the Arbuckles due to low water levels in the lake. More »

  • 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?

Park Ranger on horseback, 1910

In 1904 Forest Townsley was appointed the first park ranger in Platt National Park [the Platt Historic District in today's Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. Townsley's son John later served as Superintendent of Yellowstone National Park from 1975 to 1982. More...