GFP News - May 24, 2016
South Dakota State Parks to Host Outdoor Activities for Holiday Weekend
Pierre, S.D. - This Memorial Day, enjoy time at state parks with family and friends enjoying all they have to offer.
- Patriotic Campsite Decorating Contest, Lake Cochrane Recreation Area, Sandy Shore Recreation Area, Pelican Lake Recreation Area and Pickerel Lake Recreation Area. Friday, May 27, 4 p.m. CT. Info: Lake Cochrane, Pelican Lake and Sandy Shore, 605.882.5200; Pickerel Lake, 605.486.4753.
- Howl at the Moon Hike, Lewis and Clark Recreation Area, Yankton. Friday, May 27, 8 p.m. CT. Info: 605.668.2985
- The Good, the Bad and the Really, Really Itchy, Big Sioux Recreation Area near Garretson. Saturday, May 28, 2 p.m. CT. Info: 605.582.7243
- Wishard Memorial Disc Golf Tournament, Oahe Downstream Recreation Area, Fort Pierre. Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m. CT. Info: 605.223.7722
- Kids Fishing Contest, Richmond Lake Recreation Area, Aberdeen. Saturday, May 28, 9 a.m. CT. Info: 605.626.3488
- Just for Fun Pet Show, Chief White Crane Recreation Area, Yankton. Saturday, May 28, 7 p.m. CT. Info: 605.668.2985
- Kids’ Fishing Derby, Oakwood Lakes State Park, Bruce. Saturday, May 28, 10 a.m. CT. Info: 605.627.5441
- Campsite Decorating Contest, Oakwood Lakes State Park, Bruce. Saturday, May 28. Info: 605.627.5441
- Family Fun Amazing Race, Newton Hills State Park, Canton. Saturday, May 28, 2 p.m. CT. Info: 605.987.2263
- Kids Fishing Contest, Mina Lake Recreation Area, Aberdeen. Sunday, May 29, 9 a.m. CT. Info: 605.626.3488
All events are free with park entrance license except the Wishard Memorial disc golf tournament which has an entrance fee.
For more information on activities in South Dakota state parks, visit gfp.sd.gov, contact the individual park office or call 605.773.3391.