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Great Salt Plains State Park
Great Salt Plains State Park Great Salt Plains restricted area © Donita Dupslaff
After a morning rain in April, 2017,a shallow stream that will dry up before the day is over.
Rt 1 Box 28
Jet, Oklahoma   73749

Phone: 580-626-4731
Recreational opportunities at Great Salt Plains State Park include boating, camping, picnicking, swimming, hiking, mountain biking and exploring. The Great Salt Plains Lake is located at the park and covers 8,690 surface acres with 41 miles of shoreline and is a shallow, salty lake with fishing opportunities for catfish, saugeye, sandbass and hybrid striper. Personal watercraft are not recommended. The park has RV and tent sites, comfort stations with showers, cabins, picnic sites, group shelters, swimming beach, playgrounds, boat ramps, fishing dock and equestrian trails. Horse rental is not available. The Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge sits adjacent to the park and offers great bird watching and fall foliage viewing opportunities. The refuge is the only spot in the world where crystal enthusiasts can dig for hourglass selenite crystals, a rare and fragile form of selenite, which is a form of gypsum. Digging times are available from April 1 through October 15. **Notice** Selenite crystal digging at the Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge resumed on April 25, 2009.
Hybrid Striped Bass ? White Bass ? Channel Catfish ? Saugeye

Area Attractions
Features/Facilities: Coffee Maker ? Credit Cards Accepted ? Hair Dryer ? Handicap Accessible ? Kitchen ? Lake/River View ? Pets Allowed ? Satellite/Cable TV ? Senior Discount ? 840 Park Acres ? Assigned Campground ? Community Building ? National Wildlife Refuge ? Swimming Beach ? Equestrian Trail ? Boating ? Nature Trail ? 3 Camping Areas ? 106 Tent Campsites ? 64 RV Campsites ? 8,890 acre Great Salt Plains Reservoir & Salt Flats (near the park) ? 6 Cabins with Kitchens & Coffee Makers

Nearby: Homesteader's Original Sod House, Aline ? Byron Fish Hatchery ? Alfalfa County Historical Society Museum, Cherokee (by appointment) ? Salt Plains National Wildlife Refuge ? Cherokee Strip Museum, Alva ? Northwestern Oklahoma State University Museum of Natural History, Alva

Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
April 5 Bucket List Park by Donita Dupslaff
Wonderful state park, we stayed in the park cabins and were very pleased with the amenities.
May 7 AMAZING PARK by Keeley
This was the most amazing park and crystal reserve ever
December 19 My favorite park by Richard Jackson Enid,Ok
My wife and I camp in a fifth wheel trailer on river road 3 to 4 times a year. The first time I ever camped was there. I love camping at salt plains, also the game warden is very nice.


Great Salt Plains State ParkRt 1 Box 28Jet, OK 73749

8 miles N of Jet on Hwy 38. Approximately 45 minutes NW of Enid.


Oklahoma State Parks