• Little Niagra

    Chickasaw

    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.

Things To Do

Park Ranger talking to a group of visitors at a campground
A summer evening program at the Point Ampitheater
NPS/Chickasaw National Recreation Area
 

There are many activities that can be enjoyed by visitors such as auto touring, biking, bird watching, boating, camping, hiking, picnicking, fishing, hunting, swimming, wildlife viewing, and water skiing.

Visitors can tour the park via car or bicycle and enjoy the nature viewing and the many photographic opportunities that abound.

Hiking is available year-round though it is warm and humid during the summer months. Wildflower viewing is best from March to October.

The park is on located in the Central migratory flyway and offers bird watching opportunities year-round.

Water-based activities such as boating, canoeing, fishing can be enjoyed from year-round, but are most common in the summer months.

Hunting in specific areas around the Lake of the Arbuckles is allowed during state regulated hunting seasons, with some restrictions.

Did You Know?

A circular stone enclosure around spring water

The stone enclosure around Buffalo Springs, built in 1934, was one of the first CCC projects completed in Platt National Park [today's Platt Historic District in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. Designed to protect the quality of the water, swimming has never been allowed at Buffalo Springs. More...