Fox Found at Chickasaw National Recreation Area Tested Positive for Rabies
During the week of June 10, park rangers at Chickasaw National Recreation Area caught and euthanized a sick fox that subsequently tested for disease, and found to be infected with the rabies. More »
Campgrounds and Camping
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:
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.
Campgrounds at a Glance
Did You Know?
In 1972 park rangers in Platt National Park [the present-day Platt Historic District in Chickasaw National Recreation Area] caught a bank robber who held up a nearby bank. The suspect drove into the park, became confused, and wound up on the 15MPH perimeter road instead of his intended escape. More...