Fox Found at Chickasaw National Recreation Area Tested Positive for Rabies
During the week of June 10, park rangers at Chickasaw National Recreation Area caught and euthanized a sick fox that subsequently tested for disease, and found to be infected with the rabies. More »
Chickasaw's classroom is filled with a wide variety of potential lessons, for both teachers and students, about the natural and cultural history of the area.
We invite you and your students to explore the park as an extension of your classroom. Self-guided and ranger-guided education programs are available. Professional development opportunities exist, as teachers can participate in the Teacher-Ranger-Teacher program each summer.
If you have questions, would like more information about education programs, or you would like to schedule a program, contact the Education Coordinator at 580 622-7282.
Did You Know?
In 1904 Forest Townsley was appointed the first park ranger in Platt National Park [the Platt Historic District in today's Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. Townsley's son John later served as Superintendent of Yellowstone National Park from 1975 to 1982. More...