• 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.

Reserving a Picnic Pavilion

Picnic Pavilions
Picnic pavilions at Veterans Lake and the Buckhorn area of Lake of the Arbuckles may be reserved for $30.00 a day. An additional Special Use Permit may be required for activities such as, weddings, structures, banners, entertainment, etc.

You may reserve and pay for the Veterans Lake and the Buckhorn Pavilions online or by calling 877-444-6777.

Note: The Bromide Pavilion is not reservable for day-use.

Two covered pavilion structures in the park
The Buckhorn and Veterans Lake pavilions provide excellent settings and facilities for group picnics and activities.
NPS/Chickasaw National Recreation Area

Did You Know?

Bottles of water at Bromide Spring, 1901

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...