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 »
Each national park has at least one law, its enabling legislation, which deals specifically with that park. Such legislation offers general guidance about managing the park. As one of the older units of the national park system, Chickasaw National Recreation Area has been defined, and redefined, by Congress on several occations.
Excerpt from “An Act To ratify and confirm an agreement with the Choctaw and Chickasaw tribes of Indians, and for other purposes.”
Excerpt from “An Act making appropriations for the current and contingent expenses of the Indian Department and for fulfilling treaty stipulations with various Indian tribes for the fiscal year ending June 30, 1905, and for other puposes.”
Excerpt from “An Act to enable the people of Oklahoma and the Indian Territory to form a constitution and State government, etc.”
Joint Resolution Directing that the Sulphur Springs Reservation be named and hereafter called the “Platt National Park.”
An Act to Authorize the Secretary of the Interior to Construct, Operate, and Maintain the Arbuckle reclamation project, Oklahoma.
An Act to Establish the Chickasaw National Recreation Area
Chickasaw National Recreation Area Land Exchange Act of 2004
Did You Know?
Both of the lakes found in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area are man-made reservoirs. Veterans Lake was built by the WPA in 1936 and added to the park in 1983. The Lake of the Arbuckles was built by the Bureau of Reclamation in 1963 and managed as a separate park until 1976. More...