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Big Sioux Recreation Area

Big Sioux

Big Sioux Recreation Area lies on the banks of South Dakota's Big Sioux River. Close to the cities of Brandon and Sioux Falls, Big Sioux is popular among campers, canoers, history buffs and archers. When the snow flies, groups of snowmobilers gather at the enclosed warming house.

Restrictions / Safety

DOT Road Report

Big Sioux Recreation Area

410 W. Park Street
Brandon, SD 57005
605.582.7243
Email: BigSioux@state.sd.us

GPS Coordinates

Lat: 43.593046
Long: -96.594379

Make a camping reservation

Notice

Due to recent flooding, the Valley of the Giants trail is closed.

Activities

Archery rangeBikingBirdwatchingCampingCanoeing/KayakingDisc GolfFishingHikingHistorical interestHorse TrailSnowmobilingSnowshoeingVolleyball

Lodging Info

Facilities / Services

  • Campground
  • Camping cabins
  • Drinking water
  • Dump station
  • Electric campsites
  • Fishing Pole Checkout
  • Flush toilets/showers
  • Game Checkout
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Vault toilets
  • Warming shelter

  • Snowshoe check-out

ADA / Accessible

  • Camping Site (1E)
  • Camping Cabins (C-1)
  • Hiking trail
  • Showers
  • Picnic Shelter

Park Specs

Directions

Southeastern South Dakota: 4 miles southeast of Brandon off I-90 Exit 406

Nearest Town

Brandon

Maps

Location Map
Campground map
Trail map and guide
Walking map
Disc Golf Course Map

Area Attractions

Fees

Camping fees are subject to sales tax.

Park entrance license required year-round

Campsites:

Camping Cabins: