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 »
Chickasaw National Recreation Area is in south central Oklahoma, between Dallas, Texas and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
The park is approximately 90 miles south of Oklahoma City, OK.
Driving south on US I- 35 take exit 55 to State Highway 7.
The park is approximately 140 miles north of Dallas, Texas. Driving north on US I-35 take exit 51 to State Highway 77 until reaching Hwy 7.
Drive through the towns of Davis (3 miles) and Sulphur (10 miles) to the intersection of Hwy. 7 and 177. Drive south on Hwy. 177. Take first left to Travertine Nature Center.
Park Headquarters is located at 1008 West Second Street in Sulphur, Oklahoma.
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...