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 »
Public Invited to Holiday Open House
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282
In celebration of the holiday season, Superintendent Bruce Noble would like to invite the public to a Holiday Open House at Chickasaw National Recreation Area. The Open House will be held at the former Superintendent’s residence from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm on Wednesday, December 15, 2010. The residence is located at 716 Hwy 177 S., approximately one-mile south of the 4-way Hwy 7/Hwy 177 intersection in
Built in the early 1930s, the Superintendent’s residence was intended to serve as the home for the park’s Superintendent and family. The site was chosen at that time because it offered views of much of
Park staff would also like to invite the public to enjoy the park this holiday season. The park is open daily for wildlife observation, hiking, biking, fishing, camping, and other outdoor activities. The Travertine Nature Center is open daily 9:00 am –4:30 pm, except for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Years Day.
“As we celebrate the end of another year, we are thankful for the opportunity to protect one of
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...