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Address: Higway 50, Yankton, SD
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+1 605-668-2985
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Great state park for birding and camping.

This is a very large park for this part of the state and there are many amenities. It is also a great place to bird with many species along the river and around Lake Yankton. Lake... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Yankton, South Dakota
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Yankton, South Dakota
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16 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very large park for this part of the state and there are many amenities. It is also a great place to bird with many species along the river and around Lake Yankton. Lake Yankton is also a great place for kayaking and canoeing as gas boat engines are not allowed.

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Brookings, South Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 January 2017

I visited Yankton with my dog on new years weekend to fit in a quick get-a-way to hike and eagle watch before work started back up for the spring. I visited the Lewis & Clark Rec. area and hiked the Gavins Point trail and one across the river at the Welcome Center. The trails were relaxing to walk with my... More 

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Minneapolis
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126 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

This is a beautiful park and campground area with a rich variety of views, including a giant damn, a large reservoir and a picturesque lake behind the dam.

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Hickory Creek, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016

The river and lake are beautiful with so much to do. The dam is also interesting and you can drive across it and take a scenic drive back to Yankton.

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scotland,ct
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous campsites right on the Missouri river! Big campground, very spread out. The best showers we've run across since traveling from Connecticut. We will be back. The Rangers are the best. Was stung by a yellow jacket, having to go to the emergency room, they had us follow, called police to not stop us! All ended well!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Lewis and Clark Recreation area in Yankton, South Dakota is the best camp ground around. Very good rules for getting a camp site and its fair for every one to have an opportunity to get a camp site. There is no camp site hogging like the Nebraska State Parks seem to have a problem with. Very clean and very well... More 

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Campbellsville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

If you want to visit but do not have a camper, visit the resort at the recreation area. You can rent a 2 or 3 bedroom cabin with everything you need except food. Not to far from the beach and only 4 miles from town if you want to shop. Great hiking trails, biking and chance to relax in nature.... More 

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yankton
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great place, beautiful campground and facilities. Lots of things to do especially if you have a boat.

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Junction, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed going to this park. You can rent bikes, kayaks , & paddle boards. Beautiful lake. Families everywhere. Great walking trails that you share with bikers. Nice Marina Grill if you get hungry .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We have camped here several times and haven't been disappointed. The have wonderful extra CLEAN restrooms. The lake area is beautiful with rocky cliffs that seem to glow at sunrise and sunset. All in all a good place to camp.

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