• Little Niagra


    National Recreation Area Oklahoma

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  • 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 »

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?

A circular stone enclosure around spring water

The stone enclosure around Buffalo Springs, built in 1934, was one of the first CCC projects completed in Platt National Park [today's Platt Historic District in the Chickasaw National Recreation Area]. Designed to protect the quality of the water, swimming has never been allowed at Buffalo Springs. More...