An Oklahoma Oasis

Springs, streams, lakes - whatever its form, water is the attraction at Chickasaw National Recreation Area.

An armadillo stands with its front feet raised while it sniffs at the air.
Current Conditions

Visit our current conditions page for details on park operations and availability of services.

View of a lake with low hills in the distance at sunset.
Lake of the Arbuckles

Lake of the Arbuckles is the largest body of water in the park, with places to swim, fish, boat, and picnic

Water flows up out of a rock. An old wood routed sign details the mineral content of the water.
Historic Platt District

Platt National Park (1906-1976) is now part of Chickasaw National Recreation Area

a stone building surrounded by green trees
Travertine Nature Center

Learn about the park's nature, history, and recreational opportunities

People stand under a tarp canopy near a van and a small camper

Looking for a campsite? Find out more about what is available and where in the park

a swimming hole and waterfall with dozens of people

Find out where you can swim in the park, with tips for avoiding crowds

Two people walk on a trail in the woods in fall

Explore over twenty miles of trail options, from rustic dirt tracks to paved surfaces.

multiple boats on a lake

Find out what you need to know before heading out onto Lake of the Arbuckles or Veterans Lake

Two people sit on a dock, holding fishing rods.

Find out more about where and what you can fish in the park

a wild turkey in the forest

Learn the what, when and where of hunting in the park

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

901 W. 1st Street
Sulphur, OK 73086


580 622-7234

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