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 »
The scenic, ecologic, and historic resources of the Chickasaw National Recreation Area have created an area of unique beauty with outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities.
Like each of its sister national parks, the staff of Chickasaw must balance the competing demands of its dual mission: providing for a fulfilling visitor experience and preserving the natural resources found in the park, especially the park's raison d’être—the area’s unique spring waters.
Did You Know?
In 1972 park rangers in Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District in Chickasaw National Recreation Area] caught a bank robber who held up a nearby bank. The suspect drove into the park, became confused, and wound up on the 15MPH perimeter road instead of his intended escape. More...