Buckhorn area campgrounds are within close proximity to the Lake of the Arbuckles. Comfortable campsites and a lighthearted lake atmosphere make Buckhorn a great place for families and small gatherings.
Birdwatching, boating, fishing, and swimming are just some of the many activities you can enjoy during your stay.
Buckhorn is one of only two campgrounds in Chickasaw National Recreation Area with electric hookups and water. It's an ideal location for families and friends looking for a mix of camping and boating. C and D Loops are open year-round while A and B Loops close during the winter months.
In case of emergency, call the Sulphur Police Department (580) 622-3918
All camping equipment must fit on pad. No tents allowed in area surrounding campsite.
Cell coverage in campground is spotty and sometimes unavailable. Please plan accordingly.
Raccoons frequent the area; all food must be kept in approved containers.
Snakes may be around the brush or shoreline. Do not approach or attempt to catch wildlife.
All water vessels over 10HP require a Chickasaw National Recreation Area lake use permit.
Frequent weather changes occur; be prepared for severe heat, wind, rain, and possible tornadoes.
Set in the naturally diverse Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Buckhorn Campground is surrounded by unique flora, fauna, and geological formations.
The rolling hillside is part of the Crosstimbers (covered with partial prairie and partial forest) and offers abundant opportunities for wildlife viewing and recreational enjoyment.
Hike or bike on the unpaved Rock Creek Multi-Use Trail or head up Rock Creek for a visit to the Chickasaw Cultural Center. There, you can learn all about the Native Americans of the region through exhibits, videos and interactive displays.
Bring your boat or jet skis and cruise the lake, or pack your fishing rods to catch some of the state's finest bass, perch, and crappies.
This area is most popular for water sports, but hiking and biking are great ways to explore the land and take in scenic views of Lake of the Arbuckles.
Refunds will not be given due to inclement weather.
Please read the official cancellation rules and policies of recreation.gov thoroughly before booking your campsite.
Chickasaw National Recreation Area is not responsible for cancellation fees charged by recreation.gov.
901 West 1st Street SULPHUR OK 73086
For campground inquiries, please call: 580-622-7234
From I35, take Exit #55 and drive towards the city of Davis, OK. Once in Davis, go east on Highway 7 to the Chickasaw National Recreation Area.
Watch for the Chickasaw National Recreation Area signs to direct you to your selected area:
Buckhorn Campgrounds, Pavilion, and Picnic Area - Drive approximately 8 miles east of Davis to the only 4 way STOP (Jct Hwy 7 and Hwy 177) in the city of Sulphur. Turn south (right) for approximately 5 miles on Hwy 177. Turn west (right) at Buckhorn Road and drive approximately 3 miles west. Follow the directional signs. This loop is the southeast corner of Arbuckle Lake.