Play Safe—Stay Safe
The peaceful beauty at Chickasaw National Recreation Area can lure you into letting your guard down. There are many risks that you should be aware of. Using your common sense can usually keep you out of these situations.
Keep your campsite clean. Take trash and food scraps to a trashcan. Do Not Feed the Animals. Not even once. It’s bad for them, they can hurt you, and it’s against the law. Don’t touch, don’t feed.
Jumping into water
Did You Know?
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...