National Park Week

  • Monday - Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    Sunday: Noon - 5 p.m.

  • 💲Free & open to the public

Please join us as we partner with the National Park Service at the Chickasaw National Recreation Area to celebrate National Park Week.

Race into National Park Week with the Inkana Run!

Throughout the week, enjoy special activities and explore the beautiful Inkana Bridge that connects the Chickasaw Cultural Center to the Chickasaw National Recreation Area!

Watch episodes of "The National Parks: America's Best Idea" series showing at 2:30 p.m. in the Anoli' Theater:
Monday, April 22 - Episode 1: The Scripture of Nature
Wednesday, April 24 - Episode 2: The Last Refuge
Thursday, April 25 - Episode 3: The Empire of Grandeur
Friday, April 26 - Episode 4: Going Home
Sunday, April 28 - Episode 5: Great Nature

Participate in a "Wildflower Walk" around Veterans Lake, the Inkana Bridge and the Chickasaw Cultural Center Spiral Garden on Saturday, April 27, and Saturday, May 4. Participants will meet at Veterans Lake at 9 a.m. and arrive at the Inkana Bridge at 10:45 a.m. Following a short water break, attendees will tour the Chickasaw Cultural Center Spiral Garden. The "Wildflower Walk" tour will conclude around 11:15 a.m. Participants are encouraged to wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes.

Upcoming Events

  • 10:00AM

    See original portraits painted by world-renowned, Chickasaw artist Mike Larsen. This exhibition features 20 of the 48 original elder portraits.

    Noted by the award-winning Larsen as one of his...

    Dec. 1 2018 - Dec. 31 Portraits of Elders
  • 10:00AM

    The Chickasaw Cultural Center is pleased to partner with the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian to offer this new traveling exhibition to the Holisso: The Center for Study of...

    May. 3 - Nov. 18 Patriot Nations: Native Americans in Our Nation's Armed Forces
  • 10:00AM

    The kitchen is a powerful place. For many families, it is the heart of the home, a place for conversation, community and warmth; it represents the love that is cooked into a homemade meal, and...

    May. 10 - Sep. 1 Aprons: Tying Together Chickasaw Kitchens