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.

 

 

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***NOTICE***  There is currently a burn ban in effect along the lake, and the lake is experiencing low lake levels.

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