The Lake of the Arbuckles is located southwest of Sulphur
in southern Oklahoma east of Interstate 35
in Murray County
and is the anchor for the Chickasaw National Recreation Area
. The 2,400-acre lake has over 35 miles of shoreline and has 3 main developed areas that provide campsites, restrooms, drinking water and picnic areas.
The lake is noted for its bluegill, catfish, crappie, largemouth bass and white bass. Fishing is permitted year round. Wild game include deer, quail, rabbit, squirrel and wild turkey, in season.