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
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.
Boat Launch Fees
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.
Did You Know?
Chickasaw National Recreation Area is older than Grand Canyon National Park. Originally established in 1902, the park was designated Platt National Park in 1906 and redesignated Chickasaw NRA in 1976. The Grand Canyon was first designated a National Monument in 1908. More...