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 Madelyn Goodnight
Madelyn Goodnight has illustrated several children’s books with themes that often reflect her First American roots, including “Powwow Day,” “Look, Grandma! Ni, Elisi!” and “The Pear Tree.” She has also illustrated scenes from her favorite stories, including “Thumbelina” and “Little Women.” Her work reflects her love of childhood and innocence, which she draws on for inspiration in her art. Using a breadth of mediums and outlets, she has a diverse way of expressing her ideas and aesthetics. Raised in Oklahoma, Goodnight holds a BFA degree in Illustration from the Rhode Island School of Design.
(Exhibit runs November 1 through February 28, 2023)
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This month's deal at the Chickasaw Visitor Center in Sulphur is 20% off Pendleton mugs & mug sets! Cannot be combined with other offers.
(*Offer valid November 1st - 30th, 2022)
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!