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 »
Travertine Nature Center Center Closed April 18-22
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
Did You Know?
Completed in 1909, the Lincoln Bridge in the Platt Historic District [the former Platt National Park, 1906-1976] of Chickasaw National Recreation Area was designed to be "strong enough to hold up under the stress of a four horse team at full gallop." More...