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 »
Chickasaw National Recreation Area is Seeking Volunteers for the Trails and Rails Program on the Amtrak Heartland Flyer
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282
Chickasaw National Recreation Area in
Trails & Rails Volunteers represent the National Park Service as tour guides, providing Amtrak passengers with information about
Volunteers board the Heartland Flyer in
To apply visit www.volunteer.gov/gov. Applications are due no later than March 15, 2011. For more information call Lauren Gurniewicz, 580 622-7282 or visit www.nps.gov/chic/planyourvisit/trails-and-rails-program.htm.
Did You Know?
In addition to a bison herd, from 1920-1934, Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District of Chickasaw National Recreation Area] was host to a small herd of elk. In 1934 most of the elk were slaughtered and fed to families needing relief from the Great Depression. More...