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 »
Fishing within the Chickasaw National Recreation Area is regulated by the State of Oklahoma. All persons must have an appropriate Oklahoma fishing license. Fishing licenses are NOT available on-site.
Refer to the current Oklahoma Fishing Regulations pamphlet for license requirements. These pamphlets are available from the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation, State Game Rangers, Chickasaw NRA Ranger Stations, and license sales outlets.
Length Limit Regulations
NO shooting of turtles is allowed within Chickasaw National Recreation Area.
The use of bows and arrows or spearguns is NOT ALLOWED in the Platt District.
Travertine Creek and Flower Park ponds and streams are closed to all non-commercial netting and seining for any fish. Seining or dip netting bait for personal use is permitted in Rock Creek, Lake of the Arbuckles, and Veterans Lake.
Oklahoma State and Federal Boating Regulations must be followed at Lake of the Arbuckles and Veterans Lake.
Disposition of Fish and Remains
Did You Know?
Between 1933 and 1940, the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) entirely rebuilt Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District of Chickasaw National Recreation Area] from boundary to boundary. Rustic buildings, swimming holes, and picnic areas, remain today as a testament to their work. More...