• Little Niagra

    Chickasaw

    National Recreation Area Oklahoma

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  • Swimming Areas Closed

    Due to low water flow in Travertine Creek, the Little Niagara, Panther Falls, and Bear Falls swimming areas are closed until further notice. The Little Niagara and Panther Falls picnic areas remain open.

  • Eagle Bay Boat Launch Closed

    Due to low water in Lake of the Arbuckles, Eagle Bay Boat Launch is closed.

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 (up to approximately 40' in length) 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.

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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?

Detail of the 1907 Bromide Springhouse

In 1908 over one hundred thousand visitors were counted at Bromide Spring in Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District in Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. The Bromide Spring ceased to flow in 1973. More...