The following rules are codified as follows…
- Title 36. Parks, Forests, and Public Property
- Chapter I. NATIONAL PARK SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
- Part 7. SPECIAL REGULATIONS, AREAS OF THE NATIONAL PARK SYSTEM
§ 7.50 Chickasaw Recreation Area.
(a) Fishing. Unless otherwise designated, fishing in a manner authorized under applicable State law is allowed on Arbuckle Reservoir and Veterans Lake.
(b) Personal watercraft (PWC).
(1) PWC may operate on Lake of the Arbuckles except in the following closed areas:
(i) The Goddard Youth Camp Cove.
(ii) A 150 foot wide zone around the picnic area at the end of Highway 110 known as “The Point”, beginning at the buoy line on the north side of the picnic area and extending south and east into the cove to the east of the picnic area.
(iii) The cove located directly north of the north branch of F Loop Road.
(iv) A 150 foot wide zone around the Buckhorn Campground D Loop shoreline.
(2) PWC may not be operated at greater than flat wake speed in the following locations:
(i) The Guy Sandy arm north of the east/west buoy line located near Masters Pond.
(ii) The Guy Sandy Cove west of the buoy marking the entrance to the cove.
(iii) Rock Creek north of the east/west buoy line at approximately 034°27′50″ North Latitude.
(iv) The Buckhorn Ramp bay, east of the north south line drawn from the Buckhorn Boat Ramp Breakwater Dam.
(v) A 150 foot wide zone along the north shore of the Buckhorn Creek arm starting at the north end of the Buckhorn Boat Ramp Breakwater Dam and continuing southeast to the Buckhorn Campground D Loop beach.
(vi) The cove south and east of Buckhorn Campground C and D Loops.
(vii) The cove located east of Buckhorn Campground B Loop and adjacent to Buckhorn Campground A Loop.
(viii) The second cove east of Buckhorn Campground B Loop, fed by a creek identified as Dry Branch.
(ix) Buckhorn Creek east of the east/west buoy line located at approximately 096°59′3.50″ Longitude, known as the G Road Cliffs area.
(x) Within 150 feet of all persons, docks, boat launch ramps, vessels at anchor, vessels from which people are fishing, and shoreline areas near campgrounds.
(3) PWC may only be launched from the following boat ramps:
(i) Buckhorn boat ramp.
(ii) The Point boat ramp.
(iii) Guy Sandy boat ramp.
(iv) Upper Guy Sandy boat ramp.
(4) The fueling of PWC is prohibited on the water surface. Fueling is allowed only while the PWC is away from the water surface and on a trailer.
(5) The Superintendent may temporarily limit, restrict or terminate access to the areas designated for PWC use after taking into consideration public health and safety, natural and cultural resource protection, and other management activities and objectives.
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