Basic Information

901 W. 1st Street
Sulphur, OK 73086

From US I-35 drive through the towns of Davis and Sulphur to the intersection of State Highway 7 and 177. Drive south on Hwy. 177 and take the first left to the Travertine Nature Center. Park Headquarters is located at 901 W. 1st Street, Sulphur, Oklahoma.

Park Gates

The park gates are open 24/7, year round.

Standard Hours

  • Sunday: Open 24 hours
  • Monday: Open 24 hours
  • Tuesday: Open 24 hours
  • Wednesday: Open 24 hours
  • Thursday: Open 24 hours
  • Friday: Open 24 hours
  • Saturday: Open 24 hours

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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