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    National Recreation Area Oklahoma

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  • Warning to Boaters

    Chickasaw National Recreation area is warning all boat users to be cautious while boating on Lake of the Arbuckles due to low water levels in the lake. More »

  • 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.


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Chickasaw National Recreation Area is in south central Oklahoma, between Dallas, Texas and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

GPS Coordinates

Map showing Chickasaw National Recreation Area and surrounding communities

Getting Here

By Car
Chickasaw National Recreation Area is located on State Highway 177, just south of the town of Sulphur, Oklahoma.

The park is approximately 90 miles south of Oklahoma City, OK.

Driving south on US I- 35 take exit 55 to State Highway 7.

The park is approximately 140 miles north of Dallas, Texas. Driving north on US I-35 take exit 51 to State Highway 77 until reaching Hwy 7.

Drive through the towns of Davis (3 miles) and Sulphur (10 miles) to the intersection of Hwy. 7 and 177. Drive south on Hwy. 177. Take first left to Travertine Nature Center.

Park Headquarters is located at 1008 West Second Street in Sulphur, Oklahoma.

By Plane
Both Dallas and Oklahoma City have international airports that are served by most major airlines.

Did You Know?

Planted flowerbed with a sponsor sign

First known as "West Central Park," the area became known as "Flower Park" beause of the decorative flower beds planted by local businesses around 1915. More...