• Little Niagra


    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.

Horseback Riding

Horseback riders on a forested trail
Riding the Rock Creek Trail
Rick Thompson

Share the trail; Spare the trail
Only the Rock Creek Multi-use trail system is open to horseback riding. These trails are also open to hiking and biking. Hikers should be alert to riders; Hikers must yield to riders. If horses approach, hikers should step off the trail and stand quietly until they pass. Motorized vehicles are NOT permitted on these trails. Please protect the environment by riding and hiking only on the marked trails.

Trailer parking and turn-around space is available at the north trailhead area adjacent to Veterans Lake.

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...