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 »
National Park Week at Chickasaw NRA
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282
Each April, the National Park Service invites park visitors to celebrate special places during National Park Week. This year’s celebration will take place April 16-24 throughout the National Park system. Chickasaw National Recreation Area in
The National Park Service also promotes healthy ecosystems. Recent eastern redcedar thinning and prescribed fires are part of the Chickasaw National Recreation Area’s efforts to maintain a balanced ecosystem and restore native grasslands. To ensure the health of the park’s water resources, park staff monitors water quality and quantity in the park to ensure that future visitors will have an opportunity to recreate in the future.
Relax, reflect, and refuel at the park. For more information about the Chickasaw National Recreation Area and activities available throughout the year, visit www.nps.gov/chic/ or call the
Did You Know?
Hired in 1905, Una Roberts may be the very first woman to be employed by the government in a national park. Working as secretary in Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area], Miss Roberts served as acting park superintendent in 1919. More...