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 Boat Launch Permits Available
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282
Lake use permit stickers for boat launching on the
The fee machines dispense two receipts for each transaction. These receipts, which are heat and light sensitive, must be redeemed for a red, 2011 annual permit sticker within one week of purchase at the following locations: Travertine Nature Center, 7 days a week, 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Park Headquarters (1008 W. 2nd Street), Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; and the Visitor Information Station and the Buckhorn Ranger Station when personnel are available. Boat owners must also bring their current boat registration to obtain the annual sticker. The permit stickers are to be placed on both sides of the watercraft and trailer. The 2011 permits are valid until December 31, 2011.
If eligible, visitors must have their
Did You Know?
The stone enclosure around Buffalo Springs, built in 1934, was one of the first CCC projects completed in Platt National Park [today's Platt Historic District in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. Designed to protect the quality of the water, swimming has never been allowed at Buffalo Springs. More...