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 »
Lend a Hand at the Rock Creek Spring Clean-up
Contact: Eric Leonard, 580 622-7282
Chickasaw National Recreation Area is seeking energetic volunteers to roll up their sleeves and devote one morning to cleaning up the area in and around Rock Creek, just west of Vendome Well in the park. Interested volunteers should meet at 9 am on April 17, 2010 at the Sulphur Chamber of Commerce/Visitor Information Station, 717 W. Broadway, Sulphur.
“Spring is the time to roll up our sleeves and prepare the park for the summer season,” says Park Superintendent Bruce Noble. “We invite those of you who frequent the park to assist in our spring cleaning of Rock Creek.”
Volunteers are encouraged to wear long pants, sturdy shoes and bring work gloves. The park will provide trash bags, work gloves and tools, if needed. Refreshments will be provided. For more information, contact Park Ranger Eric Leonard, 580 622-7282.
Did You Know?
In 1904 Forest Townsley was appointed the first park ranger in Platt National Park [the Platt Historic District in today's Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. In 1913 he transferred to Yosemite National Park, where he later became Chief Ranger. More...