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.
Operating Hours & Seasons
Begining May 24th until Labor Day (Summer Hours)
Travertine Nature Center: 9:00 - 5:30,
Park Gates: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
When is it busy?
The gates never close
The park is open 24 hours daily, all year. The Travertine Nature Center and other facilities have variable seasons and hours.
The Travertine Nature Center, located on Travertine Creek near the eastern edge of the Platt Historic District, is open year-round. Operating hours are 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. from Memorial Day though Labor Day. After Labor Day until the Friday before Memorial Day it is open from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Park Headquarters, located at 1008 West Second Street, Sulphur, Oklahoma, is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. except for Federal Holidays.
Did You Know?
The waters of the Bromide Spring in the Platt Historic District [the former Platt National Park, 1906-1976] of Chickasaw National Recreation Area were so sought after for their purported medicinal value that early park superintendents limited visitors to one gallon of water per person per day. More...