Lake of the Arbuckles

a number of boats out on the lake
A busy day on the lake.

NPS/Chickasaw National Recreation Area


Built by the Bureau of Reclamation in 1966, Lake of the Arbuckles is a popular fishing destination for catfish, perch, bass, and crappie. The Lake is located at the confluence of the Buckhorn, Guy Sandy, and Rock Creeks. Thirty-six miles of shoreline and protective coves are good for trotlines. The water is unusually clear, and trolling is popular. Facilities include campgrounds, trailer spaces, picnic areas, shelters, tables, public restrooms, drinking water, boat docks, and boat ramps. Boat launch permits are required to use the boat ramps.

Please use the following links to find out more information:

Park Maps
Fish species
Boat launch permits
Picnic Pavilions

Last updated: December 22, 2020

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Sulphur, OK 73086


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