Recreation

Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve

272 Westshore Dr • McCook Lake, SD 57049

(605) 232-0873 • Visit Website

Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve consists of 1,500 acres along the Missouri River. It has picnic shelters, and a visitor's center, as well as cross-country ski rentals in the winter.

Chief White Crane Recreation Area

31323 Toe Rd • Yankton, SD 57078

(605) 668-2985 • Visit Website

Chief White Crane offers numerous campsites and several cabins. The recreation area is also known for its Bald Eagles.

Lewis and Clark Recreation Area

43349 SD Hwy 52 • Yankton, SD 57078

(605) 668-2985 • Visit Website

Lewis and Clark Recreation Area offers camping along the shores of the Lewis and Clark lake, as well as a resort, marina, and restaurant. In addition, the recreation area has trails for hiking, biking and horse back riding.

Missouri Recreational River

508 E 2nd St • Yankton, SD 57078

(605) 665-0209 • Visit Website

100 miles of free-flowing river with opportunities for a variety of water-related sports.

Niobrara State Park

89261 522 Ave • Niobrara, NE 68760

(402) 857-3373 • Visit Website

Niobrara State Park is located at the confluence of the Missouri and Niobrara rivers. The park has excellent camping, horseback trails, and opportunities for hiking and fishing.

Pierson Ranch Recreation Area

31144 Toe Rd • Yankton, SD 57078

(605) 668-2985 • Visit Website

Pierson Ranch Recreation Area is near the Gavins Point Dam and has both picnic shelters and campsites in addition to a playground and tennis courts.

Snake Creek Recreation Area

35316 SD Hwy 44 • Platte, SD 57369

(605) 337-2587 • Visit Website

Snake Creek Recreation Area features Lake Francis Case.  It has picnic shelters and campsites in addition to boating and fishing opportunities.

Spirit Mound Historic Prairie

31148 SD Hwy 19 • Vermillion, SD 57069

(605) 987-2263 • Visit Website

Spirit Mount Historic Prairie is one of the few places where you can walk in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark, who visited the site on their remarkable expedition.

Springfield Recreation Area

1412 Boat Basin Dr • Springfield, SD 57062

(605) 668-2985 • Visit Website

Springfield Recreation Area is along the banks of the Missouri River and features a nine-hole golf course, and a bike trail, as well as campsites and picnic shelters.

City of Yankton's Parks and Recreation

1801 Summit St • Yankton, SD 57078

(605) 668-5231  • Visit Website

With 16 parks in Yankton, there's a place for everyone and part to suit every need. But Yankton's Department of Parks and Recreation is more than parks, also providing summer activities for kids and sport leagues for the whole family. View the 2016 Summer Activities Guide!

 


Indoor Recreation


NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Complex

800 Archery Lane • Yankton, SD 57078

605-260-9282 • Visit Website

The NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Complex boasts a first-of-its-kind Indoor Archery Range. What makes it unique? The length – archers can shoot a full 70 meters indoors. That’s approximately 77 yards or ¾ the length of a football field! The range has 18 targets, with 36 full-length shooting lanes, in a climate-controlled environment for year round shooting. With movable targets, the range can be set up for shooting at any distance, and can accommodate as many as 80 shooting lanes for 18 meter (20 yard) tournaments.

Summit Activity Center

1801 Summit St. • Yankton, SD 57078

(605) 668-5234 • Visit Website

With an indoor pool and several athletic courts, Summit Activity Center is a great resource for the winter months. It also offers a weight and fitness room, an indoor track, and numerous classes.