• Little Niagra

    Chickasaw

    National Recreation Area Oklahoma

Reptiles

Reptiles

Common snapping turtle

Alligator snapping turtle

Stinkpot

Yellow mud turtle

Mississippi mud turtle

Three-toed box turtle

Ouachita map turtle

Missouri slider

Red-eared slider

Fence lizard

Collard lizard

Texas horned lizard

Five-lined skink

Broad-headed skink

Southern prairie skink

Spotted whiptail

Six-lined racerunner

Slender glass lizard

Mountain blind snake

Eastern yellow-bellied racer

Prairie ringneck snake

Black rat snake

Rough earth snake

Western earth snake

Eastern hognose snake

Texas night snake

Prairie kingsnake

Speckled kingsnake

Eastern coachwhip

Western coachwhip

Blotched water snake

Graham's crayfish snake

Northern water snake

Bullsnake

Great plains ground snake

Texas brown snake

Western ribbon snake

Red-sided garter snake

Central lined snake

Western cottonmouth

Western diamondback

Rattlesnake

Timber rattlesnake

Razor-backed musk turtle

Great plains skink

Ornate box turtle

Ground skink

Great plains rat snake

Pallid spiny softshell

Texas blind snake

Dusky hognose snake

Rough green snake

Diamond-backed water snake

Louisiana milk snake

Flat-headed snake

Broad-banded copperhead

Western pigmy rattlesnake

Did You Know?

Elk at Platt National Park

In addition to a bison herd, from 1920-1934, Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District of Chickasaw National Recreation Area] was host to a small herd of elk. In 1934 most of the elk were slaughtered and fed to families needing relief from the Great Depression. More...