Chickasaw National Recreation Area was created to provide visitors excellent recreational opportunities while preserving the area's natural and cultural resources. This goal can be difficult because of environmental factors which occur in the area surrounding the park. The natural resources of the area are subject to a range of threats, including exotic species, pollution, and changing water levels.
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Since the original establishment of the park in 1902, Chickasaw National Recreation Area has had four different names: Sulphur Springs Reservation (1902), Platt National Park (1906), Arbuckle Recreation Area (1962), and the Chickasaw National Recreation Area (1976). More...