• Little Niagra

    Chickasaw

    National Recreation Area Oklahoma

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  • 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 »

Professional Development

female park ranger talking to young boy

2009 TRT talks with a young Junior Ranger.

NPS/Chickasaw National Recreation Area

It is a goal of park staff to find more effective ways to bring classes to the park and the park into the classroom. Here are several opportunities for professional development that the park participates in:

Workshops and Outreach
For the summer of 2010, the park partnered with the Oklahoma Alliance for Geographic Education to offer the week-long "Teddy Roosevelt's Dream: National Park Service Footprints in Oklahoma" workshop from June 27-July 1, 2010.
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Did You Know?

Historic photograph of elk in Platt National Park, 1920s

Between 1917 and 1925, Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District of Chickasaw National Recreation Area] maintained a collection of animals—not quite a zoo—which at various times included deer, elk, bison, ostriches and a bald eagle. More...