Below are park updates that are helpful to know before your visit.
Currently, all campgrounds, dump stations, and restrooms are open. The reservation system is in effect for Individual sites at Buckhorn Loop C, The Point Upper Loop; and Group sites at Cold Springs, Rock Creek, and Central Campgrounds.
All boat ramps and docks are open.
Boat ramp fee machines are not issuing new 2017 decals. Annual decals are available at the Travertine Nature Center during business hours.
All day use areas are open.
The runoff into Lake of the Arbuckles can carry debris (tree limbs, logs, etc.) and boaters are cautioned to slow down, see and avoid.
The Nature Center is open as are the trails to Antelope and Buffalo Springs.
All park roads, trails, and all water crossings are open.
Little Niagara and the other Travertine Creek swimming areas are open but subject to intermittent closures for repairs.
Lake of the Arbuckles
Platt Historic District Alcohol Closure
Cold Springs Campground and the swimming and picnic areas east of U.S. 177 and along Travertine Creek are closed to Open Containers of Alcohol by the authority of the Superintendent's Compendium (36 CFR §1.5). This closure is in effect from May 1 through September 30 each year.
Last updated: December 9, 2017