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 »
Children's Fishing Clinic at Chickasaw NRA
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282
Contact: Steffan Hakanson, 580-622-7232
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The family-friendly event will include a series of stations where National Park Service staff and volunteers will instruct children on various aspects of fishing. Fishing equipment, casting, knot tying, sport fish identification, and water safety/fishing ethics will be included. Some equipment will be provided, although attendees are encouraged to bring their own fishing poles. Parents are encouraged to participate with their children and enjoy a morning at the lake.
Pre-registration is not required. For more information, call Park Guide Steffan Hakanson at 580 622-7232, or e-mail us.
Did You Know?
The Eastern redbud, the state tree of Oklahoma, is found throughout the Chickasaw National Recreation Area. The bright red flowers of the redbud grace the landscape of the park in early April of most years. More...