Chickasaw Visitor Center

The Chickasaw Visitor Center is located at the northeast corner of Broadway and State Highway 7 in Sulphur, next to the historic Artesian Hotel, Casino and Spa. Designed to provide information and tell the Chickasaw National Recreation Area story, the Visitor Center highlights local and regional Chickasaw Country attractions. The Visitor Center includes a lounge area, a gift shop featuring Pendleton and National Park Service interpretive displays. Guests can also purchase hunting and fishing licenses, required by the State of Oklahoma for recreational hunting and fishing.


This Quarter's Featured Artist at the Chickasaw Visitor Center is Prairie Mitchell

Prairie Mitchell is finishing up her associates in Digital Cinema Production at Oklahoma City Community College and plans to attend the University of Oklahoma to major in Media Arts. Her career plans are to work in the film industry as a film editor. Her passions of film and photography, Mitchell's Chickasaw, Muscogee and Seminole heritage influences her work in telling stories in scripts, editing and photographs. She loves to listen to family stories intertwined with the history of the state and hopes to one day incorporate those stories to film, while her photography reflects nature and landscapes in abstract forms. 

(Exhibit runs through February 28, 2022)


Deals of the Month

The month's deal at the Chickasaw Visitor Center in Sulphur is 30% off kids crafts! Cannot be combined with other offers. 

(*Offer valid January 1st - 31st, 2022)


Safety Measures of the Chickasaw Visitor Center

The health and safety of our guests and employees is our number one priority. We continue to closely monitor Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines and public health advancements, and we have implemented operational procedures and protocols that you need to know before you make your next trip to the Chickasaw Nation Visitor Center. 

  •       All employees will wear a mask.
  •       Guests are advised to practice physical distancing leaving six feet between themselves and people not traveling with them. 
  •       Cleaning frequency is being increased throughout the facility in accordance with best practices.
  •       A sneeze guard has been installed at the retail check out stations.
  •       Hand sanitizer is available throughout the facility, at all entrances and internal doors.
  •       Masks are available for guests.

At this time, free coffee stations will remain closed. Out of an abundance of caution, all sales at the Chickasaw Nation Visitor Center will also be final until further notice. 


901 West 1st St.
Visit Sulphur, Oklahoma, OK 73086

Monday - Sunday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM

The Chickasaw Visitor Center is an information hub and gateway to Chickasaw National Recreation Area, the only national park established at the request of a First American tribe, the Chickasaw Nation.

The 8,500 square-foot facility includes an information desk, two informational kiosks, a multi-purpose gallery, gift shop, media room, pergola style patio area, public restrooms, penny press machine and complimentary coffee service. The retail portion of the Chickasaw Visitor Center carries Chickasaw Country souvenirs and apparel, local environment books and Chickasaw Press books, First American gift items and nature-related gift items. Works of art and photography by First American artists are also on display at the facility, including a prominent wall sculpture by Chickasaw artist Paul Moore.

Additionally, the Chickasaw Visitor Center serves as a convenient gateway for many attractions in the area including the Chickasaw National Recreation Area, Chickasaw Cultural Center, Chickasaw Retreat & Conference Center, ARTesian Gallery & Studios, Artesian Hotel, Casino & Spa, Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center and Bedré Fine Chocolates Factory. Plan a special trip to the Chickasaw Visitor Center and come discover the natural beauty, history and hospitality of Chickasaw Country!

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