• 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.

Volunteer

 
students collecting native grass seeds.

East Central University students collecting native grass seed on National Public Lands Day 2009.

NPS/L. GURNIEWICZ

Volunteers are vital to the success of the National Park Service and Chickasaw National Recreation Area.

A wide variety of opportunities exist for groups and individuals at the park including Campground Hosting (with full RV hook-ups), Interpretation/Visitor Services, and Resource Management.

Each fall volunteers roll up their sleeves at the park to participate in National Public Lands Day (NPLD). In 2008 volunteers removed Eastern Red Cedars from the Veterans Lake area. Students from East Central University, the University of the Science and Arts of Oklahoma, and Sulphur High school removed vegetation from an historic Civilian Conservation Corps-built bridge and collected native grass seeds for NPLD 2009.

For information about current opportunities, or to apply, contact Volunteer Coordinator Ron Parker, 580 622-7231.

 

Current Volunteer Opportunities

Did You Know?

Sunset over the Lake of the Arkbuckles

The Rock Creek Multi-Use Trail in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area is open to horseback riding, mountain bikes, and hiking. With all of the loops, the trail is approximately 8 miles. Trailheads are located at both the north and south ends of the trail. More...