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 »
Point Campground to be effected by Tree Removal Project
Contact: Eric Leonard, 580 622-7282
The Point Campground in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area is currently undergoing a tree removal project. One loop of campsites may be closed at a time due to contractors working within the area.
Park Superintendent Bruce Noble asks that park visitors consider the following guidelines for their safety during the completion of this work:
This work is part of the Point Wildland Urban Interface Thinning Project which will thin redcedar and juniper trees in about 925 acres along the north boundary of the
Superintendent Noble stated, “We recognize the inconvenience to campers. When completed, this work will greatly improve the camping experience at the
Did You Know?
Both of the lakes found in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area are man-made reservoirs. Veterans Lake was built by the WPA in 1936 and added to the park in 1983. The Lake of the Arbuckles was built by the Bureau of Reclamation in 1963 and managed as a separate park until 1976. More...