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    Chickasaw

    National Recreation Area Oklahoma

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Campgrounds and Camping

Empty campsite with picnic table and fire ring

A lakeside view at The Point campground.

NPS/Natasha Moore

Chickasaw National Recreation Area has six public campgrounds. Facilities vary in each and are listed in the chart below. Some individual campsites, as well as large group campsites, can be reserved in advance. Individual sites have a fire ring, picnic table and parking pads. The campgrounds at the Lake of the Arbuckles have sites that will fit most large RVs and provide easy access to the lake. The three campgrounds of the Platt Historic District are ideal for tent and family camping.

Some of our campsites are on a reservation system. Reservations can be made at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.

Sites at Chickasaw National Recreation Area under reservation system:

  • Group sites at Rock Creek, Central, and Cold Springs Campgrounds - Rates are $30.00 per night, per site
  • Buckhorn Campground, Loops A & C - Rates are utility sites (water and 30 amp electrical only no sewer) $22.00 (Loop C only) per night, per site; premium utility sites (water and 30 amp electrical only no sewer) $24.00 (May thru September Loop C sites #4, 5, 6, 7) per night, per site; and non-utility sites $16.00 per night, per site (Loops A & C).
  • The Point, Upper Loop (sites 42-56) - Rates are utility sites( water and 50 amp electrical only no sewer) $22.00 per night, per site & non-utility sites $16.00 per night, per site.

Fee machines for first-come-first serve campsites are located at the entrance to the campgrounds. These machines will accept credit cards only.

Handicap accessible sites are not on the reservation system.

Camping and Park Regulations
Fees and Reservations
Campground Schedule

 
 

Campgrounds at a Glance

Platt Historic District

# of Sites

Comfort Station

Vault Toilet

Showers

Electric Hookups

Year-Round?

Reservable?

Central

10

Yes (1)

No

No

No

No

Group sites only

Cold Springs

65

Yes (2)

No

No

No

No

Group sites only

Rock Creek

106

Yes (3)

No

No

No

Yes

Group site only

Lake of the Arbuckles

Buckhorn

134

Yes (4)

No

Yes (4)

Yes; 42 30-amp sites

Yes

(Loop D

Only)

Yes (Loop C)

Guy Sandy

40

No

Yes

No

No

No

No

The Point

55

Yes (1)

Yes (1)

Yes (1)

Yes; 22 50-amp sites

No

Yes (Upper Loop)


Did You Know?

A circular stone enclosure around spring water

The stone enclosure around Buffalo Springs, built in 1934, was one of the first CCC projects completed in Platt National Park [today's Platt Historic District in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. Designed to protect the quality of the water, swimming has never been allowed at Buffalo Springs. More...