Permits & Reservations

Campground Reservations
Reservations for campgrounds and group sites can be made through the Internet at or by calling 1-877-444-6777. Chickasaw National Recreation Area cannot make reservations.


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, Buckhorn and Guy Sandy launch ramp fee machines. The costs are $4.00 for a daily permit or $30.00 for an annual pass.


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


In order to provide a safe and enjoyable experience for all of our visitors, Chickasaw National Recreation Area requires permits and, in some cases, fees for certain individual and group activities. The following information will assist you, but please check with the park for further information or with specific questions. Activities that may require permits are: commercial photography/filming, boat launching, organized gatherings, distribution of printed material, scientific research and collecting, and other activities that are controlled or prohibited.

Last updated: May 14, 2016

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901 W. 1st Street
Sulphur, OK 73086


(580) 622-7234

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