For Kids

Father and son drinking from Pavilion Spring
Trying the waters of Pavilion Spring

Elizabeth Leonard


Explore Chickasaw!
Chickasaw National Recreation Area offers many opportunities for children. The inviting waters of Travertine Creek and the Lake of the Arbuckles provide a place to cool off on a hot summer day; hiking trails serve as easy avenues to learn more about nature. To make the most of your visit, complete a junior ranger activity booklet to earn a badge!


Discover Chickasaw
There are many online resources for learning about Chickasaw National Recreation Area and the National Park Service. If you are writing a school report, or just want to learn more about your parks, visit the History & Culture, Nature & Science, and Plan Your Visit sections of this website.

Swearing in new Junior Rangers

NPS/Lauren Gurniewicz

Be a Chickasaw Junior Ranger!
A junior ranger is someone who, after attending ranger programs and completing activities in a workbook, promises to take care of Chickasaw NRA and other national parks. It is a great way to learn and have fun in the park!

Last updated: January 23, 2024

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