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 »
Join us for Junior Ranger Day at Chickasaw NRA
Contact: Eric Leonard, 580 622-7282
Saturday, April 24th has been designated National Junior Ranger Day in conjunction with National Park Week (April 17-24), an annual presidentially proclaimed week for celebration and recognition of the country’s nearly 400 national park areas. The Junior Ranger program engages young people in age appropriate activities that allow them to discover the significance of a specific site and introduce them to the national park system and to the mission of the National Park Service.Park rangers at Chickasaw National Recreation Area will host a series of children’s activities in the Junior Ranger Station, located at the entrance to the Cold Springs Campground from 10:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon. No reservations are required. A parent or guardian is asked to attend with each participating junior ranger. Each child receives a Junior Ranger badge, patch, and a certificate at the end of the program when they are sworn in as Junior Rangers.
If you have questions about Junior Ranger Day at Chickasaw National Recreation Area, please call the Travertine Nature Center at 580 622-7234.
Did You Know?
For 70 years, from 1906 to 1976, the Platt Historic District [then designated Platt National Park] was the smallest National Park in the United States. The 800 acre park was absorbed into the Chickasaw National Recreational Area in 1976 More...