Wide open spaces and boulder-strewn mountains make Great Plains Country in southwestern Oklahoma one of the most awe-inspiring regions of the state. The area is also home to a number of fantastic lakes where you can enjoy water sports, swimming, boating, fishing and more. We profiled Lake Altus-Lugert in our "Big Six" overview of Oklahoma lakes, but take a look at some of the top lakes in southwestern Oklahoma and come see what makes this part of the state a can’t-miss destination for outdoors enthusiasts.Learn More
Fort Cobb Reservoir
One of western Oklahoma's most popular recreational attractions, Fort Cobb Reservoir provides more than 2,000 acres of water surface for enjoyment. Recreation at the lake includes sightseeing, picnic areas, camping, swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, golf and water skiing. The lake is visited by approximately 250,000 people each year. Fort Cobb Public Hunting Area lies northwest of the lake and consists of approximately 3,500 acres of rangeland and abandoned fields overgrown with blackjack thickets. Game species include quail, rabbit, squirrel, dove, deer and turkey. Fish species include white and largemouth bass, channel catfish, bullhead, bluegill, walleye, saugeye and crappie. Additional facilities include fishing docks, a marina and playgrounds. Shoreline length is 45 miles.