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Top Pet-Friendly Camping near Chickasaw National Recreation Area

Looking to find an RV campground or tent campsite near Chickasaw National Recreation Area that allows dogs? Camping is an adventurous and unique way to escape the city—and you can bring along your furry friend. Each pet-friendly campsite offers quick access to one or more of Chickasaw National Recreation Area's most popular destinations.

Best Pet-Friendly Camping Sites Near Chickasaw National Recreation Area, OK (91)

    Camper-submitted photo from Buckhorn Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Buckhorn Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Buckhorn Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Buckhorn Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Buckhorn Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Buckhorn Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area

    1.

    Buckhorn Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area

    34 Reviews
    160 Photos
    170 Saves
    Sulphur, Oklahoma

    Overview

    Buckhorn Campground is a relaxed, family-friendly campground conveniently located off Hwy 177 and situated next to Lake of the Arbuckles. Popular recreational activities include boating, swimming, fishing, bicycling, and birdwatching.__ Whether you prefer to jump in the cool, refreshing lake to escape the heat of summer or sit next to a cozy campfire in the cooler months, Buckhorn Campground is a great outdoor destination for visitors of all ages and backgrounds.

    Recreation

    Bring your boats or jet skis and cruise the lake, or pack your fishing rods to catch some of the state's finest bass, perch, and crappie.This area is most popular for water sports, but hiking and biking are also great ways to explore the park and take in scenic views of Lake of the Arbuckles.

    Facilities

    Bring your boats or jet skis and cruise the lake, or pack your fishing rods to catch some of the state's finest bass, perch, and crappie.This area is most popular for water sports, but hiking and biking are also great ways to explore the park and take in scenic views of Lake of the Arbuckles.

    Natural Features

    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.

    Nearby Attractions

    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.

    Charges & Cancellations

    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.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from The Point Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from The Point Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from The Point Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from The Point Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from The Point Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from The Point Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area

    2.

    The Point Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area

    14 Reviews
    54 Photos
    66 Saves
    Sulphur, Oklahoma

    Overview

    The Point Campground is a family-friendly, lakeside campground conveniently located just 10 minutes from the town of Sulphur. Popular recreational activities include boating, swimming, and fishing on Lake of the Arbuckles, as well as bicycling and birdwatching. Due to its relaxed atmosphere, The Point Campground is a great outdoor destination for visitors of all ages and backgrounds.

    Recreation

    Hikers, birdwatchers and wildflower enthusiasts enjoy exploring this diverse ecosystem. The streams and lakes cater to boaters, swimmers, and anglers, and the Multi-Use Trail is enjoyable for hikers, bikers and horseback riders. Hunting is also permitted in varying seasons.

    Facilities

    Hikers, birdwatchers and wildflower enthusiasts enjoy exploring this diverse ecosystem. The streams and lakes cater to boaters, swimmers, and anglers, and the Multi-Use Trail is enjoyable for hikers, bikers and horseback riders. Hunting is also permitted in varying seasons.

    Natural Features

    Chickasaw lies in a zone where the eastern deciduous forest and western prairies converge. The park's flora and fauna represent both environments, as well as a unique transition environment. Lake of the Arbuckles is the largest lake in the park covering 2,350 acres.

    Nearby Attractions

    Try Little Niagara, a favorite freshwater swimming hole. The Travertine Nature Center is a wonderful resource to view nature exhibits, meet live animals on display and listen to rangers' presentations. If visitors are in need of supplies, groceries or boat rentals, head to the neighboring city of Sulphur.

    Charges & Cancellations

    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.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Cold Springs Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Cold Springs Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Cold Springs Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Cold Springs Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Cold Springs Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Cold Springs Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area

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    Cold Springs Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area

    10 Reviews
    55 Photos
    21 Saves
    Sulphur, Oklahoma

    Overview

    Cold Springs Campground is a popular summer campground conveniently located 5-7 minutes from the town of Sulphur. Travertine Creek, directly across from Cold Springs, provides several refreshing, spring-fed swimming areas to escape the summer heat. Other nearby attractions, such as Little Niagara and the Travertine Nature Center, make this campground an ideal location for both seasoned and first-time campers.

    Recreation

    Travertine Creek is across the road from Cold Springs Campground, and hosts a popular swimming area known as Bear Falls. The creek is spring-fed from the cool, clear waters of Antelope and Buffalo Springs. The leisurely Antelope and Buffalo Springs Trail is located behind the Travertine Nature Center and is approximately 1 mile in length.

    Facilities

    Cold Springs is a tent-only campground for families and small gatherings of friends. The two non-electric group sites are best for tent camping, though small RVs and pop-up campers (less than 20') may fit. There are two modern restroom facility with flush toilets and sinks provided in the campground. No showers are available at this campground.

    Natural Features

    Mature oak and hickory forests cover this historic part of Chickasaw National Recreation Area. The park is characterized by complex geology as intensive faulting, folding, and rock deformations have combined to form a landscape of gently rolling hills dissected by gentle streams.

    Nearby Attractions

    Swimming Areas:Bear FallsGarfield FallsPanther FallsLittle NiagaraHiking Trails:Antelope And Buffalo Springs TrailTravertine Creek TrailBison Pasture TrailOther:Travertine Nature Center

    Charges & Cancellations

    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.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Drinking Water

    $20 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Rock Creek Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Rock Creek Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Rock Creek Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Rock Creek Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Rock Creek Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Rock Creek Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Central Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Central Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Central Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Central Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Central Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Central Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area

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    Central Campground — Chickasaw National Recreation Area

    6 Reviews
    15 Photos
    10 Saves
    Sulphur, Oklahoma

    Overview

    Central Campground is a family-friendly primitive group campground found in the Platt Historic District of Chickasaw National Recreation Area. Nearby Travertine Creek provides several refreshing, spring-fed swimming areas to escape the summer heat. Other close attractions, such as Little Niagara and the Travertine Nature Center make this campground an ideal location for both beginner and experienced campers. Central Campground is only a few minutes away from the town of Sulphur.

    Recreation

    Swimming and hiking are among the favorite activities at the campsite. A short walk takes you to Panther Falls, a refreshing swimming area. Nearby hiking trails meander along streams, past cool rushing waterfalls, and on to mineral and freshwater springs.

    Facilities

    Swimming and hiking are among the favorite activities at the campsite. A short walk takes you to Panther Falls, a refreshing swimming area. Nearby hiking trails meander along streams, past cool rushing waterfalls, and on to mineral and freshwater springs.

    Natural Features

    The springs and streams in Chickasaw originate within a region of Oklahoma characterized by complex geology. Intense faulting, folding, uplift and erosion have combined to form a land surface of gently rolling hills dissected by streams.

    Nearby Attractions

    Try Little Niagara, a favorite freshwater swimming hole. The Travertine Nature Center is a wonderful resource to view nature exhibits, meet live animals on display, and listen to rangers' presentations. A bison pasture is nearby, so bring the kids and cameras to see the beautiful animals grazing.

    Charges & Cancellations

    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.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Elephant Rock Campground — Lake Murray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Elephant Rock Campground — Lake Murray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Elephant Rock Campground — Lake Murray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Elephant Rock Campground — Lake Murray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Elephant Rock Campground — Lake Murray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Elephant Rock Campground — Lake Murray State Park

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    Elephant Rock Campground — Lake Murray State Park

    14 Reviews
    47 Photos
    42 Saves
    Overbrook, Oklahoma

    Tips for Lake Murray camping: From the park office, head north and take the winding road to Tipp’s Point, Cedar Cove and Elephant Rock campgrounds. Known as the most popular campgrounds on the lake’s west side, these campgrounds boast all the amenities you need for a comfortable stay. All three areas feature RV camping, as well as comfort stations with showers, picnic pavilions, boat ramps and playgrounds. If you’re not camping, you can still enjoy the swim beaches and direct lake access these areas offer for only $5 per car. Tent camping areas, plenty of room for big RVs, direct access to the wooded Buckhorn Trail and stunning lake views make these campgrounds a sure-fire hit.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Arbuckle RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Arbuckle RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Arbuckle RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Arbuckle RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Arbuckle RV Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from Arbuckle RV Resort

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    Arbuckle RV Resort

    5 Reviews
    10 Photos
    13 Saves
    Sulphur, Oklahoma

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    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs

    $35 - $50 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Blue River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Blue River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Blue River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Blue River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Blue River Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Blue River Campground

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    Blue River Campground

    10 Reviews
    52 Photos
    124 Saves
    Tishomingo, Oklahoma

    Currently at the Blue there is no charge for camping, however campers must have an annual fishing or hunting license or a Blue River Passport in lieu of the license. Campsite availability is on a first come first serve basis; no reservations. The Blue offers primitive camping at it's best. The beautiful and rustic setting is a campers dream.

    Area 1 Area 1 runs downstream from Hughes Crossing and is one mile long. There are 29 campsites in Area 1 along with four parking spots. At the end of Area 1 is a large camping site that can be used for group camping. There are two primitive rest room facilities in Area 1. Area 1 consists of five large falls with a number of smaller ripples, forks, and branches. During season trout can be seen rising quite often in some of the slower pools above the heads of the smaller falls.

    Area 2 Area 2 is upstream from Hughes Crossing on the west side of the river. Including the parking area Area 2 offers 41 camping spots and the parking area is often used by RV owners. There is one primitive bath room facility at the north end of Area 2 and a bath room facility close to the parking area. There are seven larger falls within Area 2 and a number of ripples, pools, and eddies. From the north end of Area 2, anglers can take a trail that will lead to Desperado Springs and the south walk in trail of the south wildnerness Area.

    Area 3 Area 3 is across Hughes Crossing and has 4 campsites. There is a primitive rest room facility nearby. Area 3 is a more remote camping site and access to the river is by walk in.

    Area 4 Area 4 is a remote campsite with two campsites. This area is for those wanting to get away from it all. Walk in access to the river. No primitive rest room facilities.

    Areas 5 & 6 There are two campsites at Area 5. Area 5 is located across from the south end of Area 1. Campsites are located on a bluff overlooking a beautiful falls. No primitive rest room facilities.

    Area 6 is one large group area which can easily accomodate 15 to 20 tents. A primitive rest room located at Area 6. Area 6 and the upstream area is known as the "mystic" place and enchanted woods of Blue River. The upstream water forks and splits several directions creating intimate waterways.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents
    Camper-submitted photo from By The Lake RV Park & Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from By The Lake RV Park & Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from By The Lake RV Park & Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from By The Lake RV Park & Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from By The Lake RV Park & Resort
    Camper-submitted photo from By The Lake RV Park & Resort

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    By The Lake RV Park & Resort

    9 Reviews
    33 Photos
    22 Saves
    Overbrook, Oklahoma
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Buzzards Roost — Lake Murray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Buzzards Roost — Lake Murray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Buzzards Roost — Lake Murray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Buzzards Roost — Lake Murray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Buzzards Roost — Lake Murray State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Buzzards Roost — Lake Murray State Park
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