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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

Biking

Biking opportunities are available at state parks across South Dakota. Both are a great way for the whole family to get out, get some fresh air, and get some exercise.

Bird Watching

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

Camping

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

Disc Golf

Disc golf is a growing sport enjoyed by players of all ages and abilities. The SD state park system features twelve disc golf courses.

Fishing

Grab your rod and reel and head out to one of the beautiful lakes across South Dakota.

Geocaching

Get ready for an outdoor treasure hunt in the state parks and Outdoor Campusus.

Horseback Riding

Take a look at the horse trails that are available in 13 of the state parks.

Hunting

South Dakota is renowned world-wide for its pheasant hunting but there is a variety of other game to try your hand at.

Kayaking and Canoeing

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.