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National Park Week Celebration


Apr. 20 - Apr. 28, 2019


Celebrate your national parks during National Park Week from April 20 to April 28, 2019.

The week kicks off with National Junior Ranger Day on Saturday, April 20. Kids are invited to earn their Junior Ranger badge and participate in a special hike and creek sampling.

Additional programs and hikes will be offered throughout the week. All events start at Travertine Nature Center unless otherwise noted.

Schedule of Activities
April 20      9:30 am     Junior Ranger Hike
                        2:00 pm    Creek Health and Sampling
April 21      9:30 am     Nature Hike
                        2:00 pm     Ranger Program on decomposition
April 26      9:00 am     Arbor Day Volunteer Event – meet at Bromide Pavilion
April 27      9:00 am     Wildflower Walk – begins at Veterans Lake Dam parking lot and ends at 11:15 at the Chickasaw Cultural Center spiral garden
                        2:00 pm    Ranger Program
April 28      9:30 am    Nature Hike
                        2:00 pm   Bison Pasture Wellness Hike – meet at the parking area by Lincoln Bridge

For more information about Chickasaw National Recreation Area, visit or call the Travertine Nature Center at (580) 622-7234.