• 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 »

Nature & Science

Black and white photograph of spring water flowing over earth and rocks
Antelope Spring, 1910.
U.S. Geological Survey Photographic Library / N.C. Glover
 
Chickasaw National Recreation Area has a diversity of natural resources. These unique flora, fauna, waters, and geological formations have withstood the external pressures of human-made and natural pressures The combination of these resources has created an area unlike any other in the surrounding region.

Did You Know?

Detail of Frisco railroad advertisement for Platt National Park

Like the more famous national parks in the western United States, visitors came to Platt National Park via the railroad at the beginning of the Twentieth Century. Both the St. Louis and San Francisco Railroad, (more commonly known as the Frisco), and the Santa Fe Railroad had spur lines to Sulphur. More...