Immerse yourself in the beauty and culture of Chickasaw Country

Outdoor lovers, foodies and history buffs will find no shortage of exciting and interesting activities as they explore south-central Oklahoma. A National park, a chocolate factory and waterfalls are just a handful of the scenic sites and attractions to visit during your stay at The Artesian.

Chickasaw National Recreation Area

1008 West Second Street Sulphur, OK 73086
Phone: 580.622.7234 | Website:

The Chickasaw National Recreation Area is the perfect spot for corporate events and group adventures. The area includes the Lake of the Arbuckles, Veterans Lake, Travertine Creek and Rock Creek. Partake in outdoor activities all year round, including water sports, boating, fishing, swimming, hiking and camping. With over 30 miles of hiking trails, hikers of all levels can traverse the foothills of the Arbuckle Mountains.

Chickasaw Cultural Center

867 Charles Cooper Memorial Road, Sulphur, OK 73086
Phone: 580.622.7130 | Website:

Dedicated to sharing and celebrating Chickasaw history and culture, the Chickasaw Cultural Center provides exhibits, demonstrations, and community outreach activities for your entire group to enjoy. The site includes an Exhibit Center, Amphitheater, Sky Pavilion, Art Galleries, Traditional Village and The Aaimpa’ Cafe.

Lake of the Arbuckles

1008 West Second Street, Sulphur, OK 73086
Phone: 580.622.7234 | Website:

The Lake of the Arbuckles is heralded as one of Oklahoma’s best lakes for fishing given its large population of catfish, crappie, bass and perch. The lake’s 36 miles of coves and shores offer camping, picnic areas, trailer spaces, boat docks and ramps.

Bedré Fine Chocolate

37 North Colbert Road, Davis, Oklahoma 73030
Phone: 580.369.4200 | Website:

Located in Davis, Oklahoma, Bedré Fine Chocolate produces quality gourmet chocolates using the finest ingredients. Visitors can schedule a viewing Monday through Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Turner Falls Park

I-35 and Highway 77, Davis, OK 73030
Phone: 580.369.2988 | Website:

As the oldest park in Oklahoma, Turner Falls Park features a 77-foot waterfall within the Arbuckle Mountains. With over 1,500 acres around the falls, large groups can enjoy popular recreational activities including swimming, hiking and camping. The area includes a rock castle, picnic sites, cabins, bathhouses and sandy beaches.

Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center

35 North Colbert Road, Davis, OK 73030
Phone: 580.369.4222 | Website:

The Chickasaw Nation Welcome Center provides visitors with travel information on Chickasaw Country and the state of Oklahoma, acting as a point of entry to many attractions, including the Chickasaw Cultural Center. The Welcome Center is also home to original works of art from Chickasaw and Native American artists, locally made gifts and Chickasaw Country souvenirs.

Chickasaw Visitor Center

901 West 1st Street, Sulphur, OK 73086
Phone: 580.622.8050 | Website:

The Chickasaw Visitor Center brings to life the story of the Chickasaw National Recreation Area. This brand-new facility features works of art by Native American artists and an extensive gift shop with Chickasaw Country souvenirs and apparel, local environment books, and Native American gift items. Visitors to the facility can browse travel information for various attractions throughout Chickasaw Country.




Choose from a variety of gaming centers throughout Chickasaw Country. From concerts to poker tournaments and exciting game play, there is a casino nearby that’s filled with unique dining and entertainment opportunities.