As novelist James Michener stated, Jackson Lake has long been known as "an oasis of the plains."
Jackson Lake State Park has increased in popularity over the years with many user groups, including, but not limited to, boaters, hunters, anglers, campers, astrotourists, and wildlife observers. Anyone who enjoys the outdoors is sure to find a part of Jackson Lake State Park that they love.
In September of 2020, Jackson Lake State Park became a Certified Dark-Sky Place with the International Dark-Sky Association. How you can join the dark-sky movement, visit darksky.org.