• Little Niagra


    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.

Fees & Reservations

Entrance Fee
There is no fee to access the park.

Entrance Passes
The new Interagency passes are available for purchase at several park locations.


Campground Fees
The park boasts six campgrounds with over 400 campsites.
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Non-utility campsite: $14.00 - *Cold Springs, Guy Sandy, & Rock Creek Campgrounds.

Non-utility campsite: $16.00 - Buckhorn and the Point Campgrounds

Utility campsite: $22.00 - Buckhorn and the Point Campgrounds, and one site at Rock Creek Campground

Premium utility site: $24.00 (May through September) - Buckhorn Campground, Loop D sites #24, 25, 26 and Buckhorn Campground, Loop C sites #4, 5, 6, 7

Group sites: $30.00 - Rock Creek, Cold Springs & Central Campgrounds

Persons may camp up to 14 consecutive days, not to exceed 30 days total between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

NOTE: Senior or Access Pass 50% discount applies only to individual campsites and lake launching permits, not group sites.


Campground Reservations
Reservations for campgrounds and group sites can be made through the Internet at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777. Chickasaw National Recreation Area cannot make reservations.
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Boat Launch Fees
Daily Permit: $4.00
Annual Pass: $30.00

Each vessel that uses the Lake of the Arbuckles requires a permit. Permits are available at the Point, Buckhorn and Guy Sandy launch ramp fee machines. The costs are $4.00 for a daily permit or $30.00 for an annual pass.
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Picnic Pavilions
The day-use picnic pavilions at Veterans Lake and Buckhorn can be reserved for $30.00 a day.
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Did You Know?

The Bromide pavilion

Chickasaw National Recreation Area was originally famous for its mineral springs. Black Sulphur, Pavilion, and Hillside springs, along with the Vendome Well, produce mineral water. The National Park Service neither substantiates nor denies claims about the medicinal value of the waters. More...