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Chickasaw National Recreation Area

State Highway 177, Sulphur, OK 73086
+1 580-622-7234
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Great find in Oklahoma

Great place to spend a day or two. Beautiful old buildings and to walk along the travertine river... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2016
Richard T
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Great and easy hiking for families

We spent several hours hiking around the nature center. We didn't swim, but did tromp across... read more

Reviewed 21 October 2016
Sunnyvale, Texas
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The state's first national park.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“nature center” (62 reviews)
“hiking trails” (15 reviews)
“turner falls” (15 reviews)
State Highway 177, Sulphur, OK 73086
+1 580-622-7234
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Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to spend a day or two. Beautiful old buildings and to walk along the travertine river in the fall. The park is mainly set up for tent camping. There is RV camping just not as much. Great piece of Americana

1  Thank Richard T
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We spent several hours hiking around the nature center. We didn't swim, but did tromp across several small but picturesque waterfalls. Hiking was easy, with beautiful views and well-marked trails, along with sites and history markers marking the work of the Civilian Conservation Corps. Our...More

Thank kapingram
Reviewed 18 October 2016

I visited this park because I am a landscape photographer. I am also no longer a camper as I am over 65yrs old. I did see many a well-placed campground but I stayed in a nearby hotel. The beauty of this area is so arresting...More

3  Thank Mesquite1225
Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Small campers or tents are best suited or just a day trip. Still moderate temps and usually great weather still. Lots of hiking trails, close to town, be sure to visit the visitors center in town!

1  Thank DonnaH14
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I can't say enough good things about this place. The camp grounds were clean and well maintained with access to water spigots and restrooms scattered throughout. The creeks and rivers that run through the park are cool and clear. We loved it so much there...More

1  Thank Viredia
Reviewed 3 October 2016

My best friend and I decided to take a quick camping trip to Chickasaw National Rec Area. Our choices where CNRA or Turner Falls and are we glad we did not go to Turner Falls. We camped at Cold Springs Campground and it was quite,...More

3  Thank kkilburn72
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This has absolutely beautiful views. Great hiking trails. Access to the springs. My daughter absolutely loves it here. And it's good for a little little ones too. I will definitely be bringing my three-year-old next time.

Thank Allison B
Reviewed 1 October 2016

great time of the year to go there. hardly any people. saw lots of wildlife. great hiking paths, very beautiful place to explore

Thank spnjc
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

We drove straight down here from the airport and spent the entire afternoon exploring the park. Our first stop was the visitor center in Sulphur and the staff were very helpful giving us tips on seeing the best spots for a short visit. The roads...More

1  Thank Di222
Reviewed 13 September 2016

We had never been here before, but we will be back! We visited late in the season (mid September), so there were no crowds. We visited Guy Sandy and Buck Horn areas. We had a boat and a ski-do. The picnic areas were clean and...More

1  Thank Candy K
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10 August 2017|
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Response from Jennifer Q | Reviewed this property |
No there are not
12 July 2017|
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Response from garyf431 | Reviewed this property |
Any of the area sites are good to drive to Turner Falls and 777 Zipline above Turner Falls. Yes, pets are allowed in the park. There are no canoe or kayak rentals but River Bottom Float Trips are available on the Washita... More
Lindsey B
28 June 2017|
Response from Jennifer Q | Reviewed this property |
The buckhorn sites are my favorite