Fees & Passes

Overview of entrance requirements

No entrance pass required

Entrance Passes

An entrance pass is not required to access Chickasaw National Recreation Area.

Other National Park Service sites may require an entrance pass or fee. Depending on your trip plans, an interagency pass may save you money.

There is no entry fee to Chickasaw National Recreation Area. Camping fees and boat launch fees are charged.

Campground Fees

The park boasts six campgrounds with over 400 campsites, with fees ranging from $20.00 to $50.00 per night. Please visit the campground page for more information.

Boat Launch Fees

Daily Permit: $4.00
Annual Pass: $30.00

Each vessel that uses the Lake of the Arbuckles requires a boat permit. Permits are available at the Point and Buckhorn launch ramp fee machines. Senior Pass or Access Pass can be used for a 50% discount on daily and annual permits.

Picnic Pavilions

The day-use picnic pavilions at Veterans Lake and Buckhorn can be reserved for $30.00 a day.


Interagency Passes are available for purchase at the Travertine Nature Center. Those holding Senior and Access passes are eligible for a 50% discount on camping fees (except group campsites) and boat launch permits.

Other passes are good for entry into federal land management areas that have entry fees, but offer no specific benefits at Chickasaw National Recreation Area.

Last updated: May 19, 2023

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901 W. 1st Street
Sulphur, OK 73086


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