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Enjoy the Outdoors this summer

Hiking at Sica Hollow

Hiking at Sica Hollow

Hiking at Sica Hollow

Hiking at Sica Hollow


Several South Dakota state parks offer opportunities for archers to practice their sport, from endurance-testing archery trails to traditional ranges of several targets.

ATV & Off-Highway Vehicles

Oahe Downstream and Revheim Bay offer designated areas for off hightway use.

Bird Watching

South Dakota is perfectly positioned with a mix of landscapes and habitat types, making it a wonderful spot for birding enthusiasts.


SD has acres of lakes and miles of rivers.


Over 50 state parks and recreation areas offer camping in South Dakota. Campsites can be reserved 90 days in advance.

Canoeing and Kayaking

The rivers and lakes in South Dakota provide canoeists and kayakers with excellent opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, breathe fresh air, enjoy nature, learn about area history and participate in physical exercise.

Disc Golf

The SD state park system features twelve disc golf courses.


Fishing is one of the most popular outdoor activities in SD.


Geocaching is an outdoor treasure hunt using hand-held Global Positioning System (GPS) units.

Hiking and Biking

HIking and biking opportunities are available at state parks across South Dakota.

Horse Trails

There are a number of state park and recreation areas that offer horse trails.


SD is renowned world-wide for its pheasant hunting.