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
Tom Steed Lake
Tom Steed Lake lies on West Otter Creek northeast of Altus in Kiowa County. The area affords some of the best fishing in the southwest with catfish, crappie, bass and other species. More than 6,000 acres east and south of the reservoir are available for public recreation at Great Plains State Park, including boat ramps, picnic areas, designated campsites, group shelter, restrooms, showers, swimming beach, concession services, playground and nature trails. Shoreline length is 31 miles.