Great Salt Plains Lake Area
Great Salt Plains Lake is located on the Salt Fork of the Arkansas River near the communities of Jet and 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.