The Junior Ranger Station

Park ranger talks with young boy through the window of a stone building
A park ranger answers the question of a young visitor at the Junior Ranger Station.

NPS/Chickasaw National Recreation Area

 
The Junior Ranger Station is currently closed. It is unknown when or if it will reopen. Junior Ranger Program materials can be found at Travertine Nature Center or online.
 
Location
Approximately one mile east of U.S. Highway 177 on the Perimeter Drive (follow the signs to the Travertine Nature Center) at the entrance to the Cold Springs Campground.

Contact park staff at 580 622-7234 for more information.

 

 
Children talking to a park ranger in a stone building
Children talking to a Park ranger at the Cold Springs Campground, 1960

NPS/Jack E. Boucher

About the building
This building was originally built in March of 1938 by the Civilian Conservation Corps as a campground check-in station. By the late 1940s the building was used as a ranger station, and through the 1950s and 1960s it was also used as the office of the Chief Ranger.
 

Last updated: September 8, 2018

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

901 W. 1st Street
Sulphur, OK 73086

Phone:

(580) 622-7234

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