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.
Play Safe—Stay Safe
The peaceful beauty at Chickasaw National Recreation Area can lure you into letting your guard down. There are many risks that you should be aware of. Using your common sense can usually keep you out of these situations.
Keep your campsite clean. Take trash and food scraps to a trashcan. Do Not Feed the Animals. Not even once. It’s bad for them, they can hurt you, and it’s against the law. Don’t touch, don’t feed.
Jumping into water
Did You Know?
Chickasaw National Recreation Area commemorates a landmark in natural resource conservation, as it is the first national park area in the United States established with the cooperation of an Indian Tribe. In 1902, leaders of the Chickasaw Nation sold the land for the park to the U.S. government. More...