Warning to Boaters
Chickasaw National Recreation area is warning all boat users to be cautious while boating on Lake of the Arbuckles due to low water levels in the lake. More »
Swimming Areas Closed
Due to low water flow in Travertine Creek, the Little Niagara, Panther Falls, and Bear Falls swimming areas are closed until further notice. The Little Niagara and Panther Falls picnic areas remain open.
Eagle Bay Boat Launch Closed
Due to low water in Lake of the Arbuckles, Eagle Bay Boat Launch is closed.
Volunteer Campground Host Opportunities at Chickasaw National Recreation Area
Contact: Dan Winings, 580-622-7282
Contact: Daniel Whatley, 580-622-7291
SULPHUR, OK-Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur, OK, is now accepting applications for campground host positions for the summer 2013 season. Positions are available at the Historic Platt District and Lake of the Arbuckle campgrounds.
Campground Hosts are the eyes and ears of the park campgrounds. As a Campground Host, you will help grateful visitors relax, find their campsite, and settle in for their stay at the park. Hosts greet visitors, answer questions, inform campers of rules and regulations, respond to minor emergency situations, conduct light grounds maintenance, and restock restroom supplies. Training and support will be given to ensure you will look forward to your job every day. An RV site with full hook-ups and uniforms will be provided. The length of stay will vary based on park needs and volunteer availability.
All volunteers should possess a desire to learn, excellent communication skills, and have an interest in park resources. These exciting volunteer positions are wonderful ways to meet interesting people and to learn about the National Park Service. For more information or to apply, visit volunteer.gov/gov, call Supervisory Revenue and Fee Business Coordinator Daniel Whatley at 580-622-7291or email Daniel_Whatley@nps.gov or Volunteer Coordinator Ron Parker at 580 622-7231, or email Ron_Parker@nps.gov.
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...