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 »
2011 Bald Eagle Watches Scheduled
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282
Bald eagles are flying once again over Lake of the Arbuckles at Chickasaw National Recreation Area in
Park rangers at Chickasaw National Recreation Area would like to invite the public to attend Bald Eagle Watches scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Saturday, January 15 and Saturday, January 29, 2011. Each Bald Eagle Watch will begin with a ranger program at the
The American bald eagle almost reached the point of extinction, but the combined efforts of many private citizens, elected officials, and government agencies led to the removal of bald eagles from the endangered species list in 2007. The increase in the eagle population allows us the privilege of seeing these birds in the wild. To learn more about this annual event, please call the
Did You Know?
A Bison herd has been a central feature of the Platt Historic District [formerly Platt National Park, 1906-1976] since 1920. In February of 1920, three bison were transported here via horse-drawn wagon from Oklahoma's Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge. More...