Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Sulphur

#2 of 58 in Nature in Oklahoma
At Chickasaw National Recreation Area the power of place is evident to even the casual observer: cool creeks flowing over travertine terraces; the silhouette of a great blue heron perched on the shore of the Lake of the Arbuckles; families reuniting in historic campgrounds; local residents coming to fill jugs with mineral water; and the idyllic escape so many find through visits to the park.
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  • A wonderful outdoor park to view wildlife, hike, and swim. Such a pretty place! Great picnic and camping areas as well as a wonderful nature center. Beautiful and serene!  more »
  • Had been seeing commercials for this area and thought we'd check it out. We were not disappointed. Lots of creekside places to swim, small waterfalls, hiking trails. Signs are minimal, but if you get ...  more »
  • Fun area to explore any time of year. In the summers there's plenty of getting wet to do in all the waterfalls. Easy hiking trails for any age. You're likely to see some deer roaming around. There are plenty of places to picnic. Kids would have a blast here in the warmer weather. When it's hot out, there are a ton of people around, so I recommend not coming at a busy time when everyone is looking for a place to cool off.
  • Stopped here to do Junior Ranger badges and had to pull ourselves away after only about 2 hours. Would love to explore more had we the time! Beautiful area.

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