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    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 »



Common snapping turtle

Alligator snapping turtle


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


Great plains ground snake

Texas brown snake

Western ribbon snake

Red-sided garter snake

Central lined snake

Western cottonmouth

Western diamondback


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?

Detail of a cartoon about Platt National Park.

Oklahoma politicians, such as Senator Elmer Thomas, defended attempts to deauthorize Platt National Park in 1910, 1913, 1924, 1927, 1928, 1930, 1932, 1938, 1941, 1957, and 1958. More...