Great Salt Plains Lake

Great Salt Plains Lake
8 miles NE of Jet
Jet
,
OK
73749
Phone: 580-626-4731
Fax: 580-886-3485

Great Salt Plains Lake is located on the Salt Fork of the Arkansas River approximately 8 miles northeast of Jet, Oklahoma, and 12 miles east of Cherokee. The lake consists of 8,700 surface acres and sits in a basin bordered by salt plains on the west with red shale bluffs and sandy beaches nearer the dam. The scenic area, including the unique salt flats, offers the visitor a memorable outdoor recreational experience. Six areas are provided on the lake for overnight camping and a variety of day-use activities.

View a detailed Great Salt Plains Lake map.

Directions
Find Nearby

Related Articles

Oklahoma A to Z.

Oklahoma A to Z

Explore the great state of Oklahoma from A to Z by following our insider recommendations for attractions, destinations and things to do, conveniently organized in a handy alphabetical list that highlights the state’s popular treasures.

Learn More
A two-story treehouse welcomes guests to the Gadget Trees exhibit at Science Museum Oklahoma.  Visitors can slide down one of the nation's tallest spiral slide and learn about simple machines, like a lever cleverly disguised as a teeter-totter.

Road Trip: All-Ages Pass

For pint-sized and adult explorers, there’s never a dull moment in Oklahoma. From cool museums to award-winning zoos, try these trips for making special family memories.

Learn More