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Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

Lewis and Clark

Lewis and Clark Lake, near Yankton, is one of the state park system's most popular resort parks. Three separate campgrounds comprise this modern recreation area, attracting visitors from throughout the Midwest. Modern resort facilities - from marinas to camping cabins to sandy beaches - attract water lovers to Lewis and Clark.

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DOT Road Report

Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

43349 SD Hwy 52
Yankton, SD 57078

GPS Coordinates

Lat: 42.867723
Long: -97.521526


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Resort Prospectus

Download Lewis and Clark Prospectus

  • The prospectus details the terms and conditions under which interested operators may submit a proposal for consideration and also includes a detailed business opportunity, the requirements necessary to submit a proposal along with a draft concession agreement for a term of 10 years.
  • Proposals must be received by Sept. 16, 2015, at 3 p.m. CDT.


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Four campgrounds offer a variety of camping opportunities along the shores of Lewis and Clark Lake.

Gavin's Point
East Midway
West Midway
Horse Trail Camp

Facilities / Services

  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground
  • Camping cabins
  • Drinking water
  • Dump station
  • Electric campsites
  • Fish cleaning station
  • Fishing dock
  • Fishing pole checkout
  • Flush toilets/showers
  • Game checkout
  • Horse camp
  • Marina
  • Paddleboard rentals
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Resort
  • Ski beach
  • Vault toilets
  • Visitor Center
  • Wi-Fi

ADA / Accessible

  • Campsites
  • Camping Cabins
  • Hiking/Biking Trail
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Fishing Dock
  • Fish Cleaning Station


Lewis and Clark Resort & Marina is privately operated under agreement with the Division of Parks and Recreation.

Contact by phone:
Resort: 605.665.2680
Marina: 605.665.3111

  • Motel
  • Cabins
  • Swimming Pool
  • Floating Fuel Dock
  • Slip and Boat Rentals
  • Restaurant

Park Specs


Southeastern South Dakota: 4 miles W of Yankton off SD Hwy 52


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

Area Attractions

Nearest Town



Camping fees are subject to sales tax.

Park entrance license required year-round

Campsites: (all sites electrical)

Camping Cabins: