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.
Pets are prohibited on the trails east of the Travertine Nature Center, within the Travertine Nature Center, and in all swimming areas along Travertine Creek east of US 177, south of the Northeast Perimeter Road, and north of the Southeast Perimeter Road east of Sycamore Crossing. This includes the swimming areas known as Little Niagara, Bear Falls, and Panther Falls, and their immediate environs. An exception to this rule is granted for service dogs accompanying persons with disabilities, regardless of the disability requiring the use of a service dog. This restriction does not apply to animals used by authorized Federal, State, and local law enforcement officers in the performance of their official duties.
All pet excrement must be removed by the owner/keeper from all trails, roads, camping areas, picnic areas, and parking areas, and shall be deposited in refuse containers or removed from the area. All pets must be kept on a leash no longer than six feet when not contained in kennel. Barking dogs are considered a nuisance and owners must remove them from the campground. Never leave your pet in a closed vehicle.
Did You Know?
Between 1933 and 1940, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) entirely rebuilt Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District of Chickasaw National Recreation Area] from boundary to boundary. Rustic buildings, swimming holes, and picnic areas, remain today as a testament to their work. More...