Sulphur is home to the Chickasaw National Recreation Area (previously Platt National Park), complete with beautiful hiking trails, Lake of the Arbuckles, Veteran’s Lake and the Travertine Nature Center with its educational exhibits. The Arbuckle Historical Museum contains exhibits on the history of the Chickasaw Indians, and the nearby mineral springs

(revered for their medicinal healing properties). Sulphur is also home to the Artesian Hotel, Chickasaw Retreat and Conference Center and the Chickasaw Cultural Center. Visitors can spend their time shopping, dining or relaxing in the tranquility of Murray County.

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The opportunities for swimming, fishing and boating are endless in the Sulphur area. Spring fed waters are always cold so be prepared for a truly refreshing experience when you hit the waters of the Travertine Creek or enjoy the warm blue waves of Arbuckle Lake! Take your fishing boat, sailboat, ski boat, canoe or jet ski out on Arbuckle Lake for a fun-filled day of water play. Throw a line in the water and relax while you try your hand at catching white bass, large mouth bass, catfish, crappie, or a

variety of other species of fish. If hiking is your thing, you’ll love the diversity of the trails in the Arbuckle Mountains. Bird watching is fantastic all four seasons of the year. Hunting is another outdoor activity that attracts many people to Sulphur. Bring your horse and ride the multi-use trail at Chickasaw National Recreation Area. If you’re looking for a place to ride your ATV or off road motorcycle, we have just the place for you! Few places can boast of the rich Native American history you’ll find in Sulphur. From the Chickasaws calling this home after the Trail of Tears to the cowboys who drove their cattle through the area you’ll discover a beautiful story of our history and our ancestors.