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Travertine Nature Center Center Closed April 18-22

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Date: April 17, 2011
Contact: Lauren Gurniewicz, 580-622-7282
Contact: Ken Ruhnke, 580-622-7253

To allow for construction work to take place and to ensure visitor safety, the Travertine Nature Center at Chickasaw National Recreation Area in Sulphur, Oklahoma, will be closed Monday-Friday, April 18-22. Construction crews have been working to replace the historic building's heating and air conditioning system, roof, and upgrade electrical systems. The improvements will result in a more comfortable environment for visitors and will greatly increase the building's energy efficiency.  

For more information about the rehabilitation project, contact Landscape Architect Ken Ruhnke at 580 622-7253. For current Travertine Nature Center information call 580 622-7234.

Did You Know?

NPS director Russell Dickenson

Russell E. Dickenson, eleventh Director of the National Park Service (May, 1980-March, 1985) served as Chief Ranger at Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District in Chickasaw National Recreation Area] from 1953 to 1955. More...