• Little Niagra

    Chickasaw

    National Recreation Area Oklahoma

Things To Know Before You Come

American flags fly on the turrets of a stone bridge
Flags flying over the Lincoln Bridge
NPS/Chickasaw National Recreation Area
 
Here are some things you might want to know about the Chickasaw National Recreation Area before you visit the park and surrounding area.
  • Six campgrounds provide over 400 campsites throughout the park. more...
  • While rental cabins and other lodging are not present in the park, many options are available in the surrounding area. more...
  • Pets are allowed in the park and on most trails. Dogs are not allowed in swimming areas. more...
  • Campfires are allowed in provided fire grates. Depending on the time of year and weather conditions, a burn ban may be in effect. more...
  • Over twenty miles of trails provide a variety of experiences in the park. more...
  • South-central Oklahoma is subject to seasonal thunderstorms. Storm shelters are available in the nearby community of Sulphur. more...
  • The speed limit on roads in the park is 45 MPH (72 KPH) or slower; all passengers must wear seatbelts.

Our Frequently Asked Questions page has lots of additional information that visitors often want to know.

Did You Know?

Book cover with drawing of an 'Indian princess'

Some early efforts promoting Platt National park [the present-day Platt Historic District in Chickasaw National Recreation Area] stressed the connection of the park with the Indian peoples who lived in the area. More...