Basic Information

Summers are hot and humid. Temperatures above 100ºF occur, and humidity often exceeds 50%. Winters are mild and prolonged freezes are rare. Thunderstorms are common April through July.

Entrance Fees:

Chickasaw NRA Entrance Fee - $0.00

There is no fee to enter Chickasaw National Recreation Area.

Travertine Nature Center

A good starting place for visitors. It has brochures, exhibits, maps and helpful Rangers. Get information about lakes, camping, trails and special events.

4 US flags flying over Lincoln Bridge
Flags flying over Lincoln Bridge

NPS/Chickasaw National Recreattion 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.
  • While rental cabins and other lodging are not present in the park, many options are available in the surrounding area.
  • Pets are allowed in the park and on most trails. Dogs are not allowed in swimming areas.
  • Campfires are allowed in provided fire grates. Depending on the time of year and weather conditions, a burn ban may be in effect.
  • Over twenty miles of trails provide a variety of experiences in the park.
  • South-central Oklahoma is subject to seasonal thunderstorms. Storm shelters are available in the nearby community of Sulphur.
  • 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.

Last updated: May 14, 2016

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

901 W. 1st Street
Sulphur, OK 73086


(580) 622-7234

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