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Big Sioux Recreation Area

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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, bicyclists, hikers, disc golfers, history buffs and archers. When the snow flies, groups of snowmobilers gather at the enclosed warming house.

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Activities

  • Archery range
  • Biking
  • Birdwatching
  • Camping
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Disc Golf
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historical interest
  • Horseshoes
  • Snowshoeing
  • Volleyball
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Fees

  • Daily: $6 per vehicle
  • Annual: $30 first vehicle | $15 for second vehicle | $65 transferable license
  • Campsites - electrical: $21 per night
  • Campsites - non-electrical: $17 per night
  • Cabins: $45 per night
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Park Specs

Open: Year-round

Park Size: 49 campsites and 3 cabins (each sleeps 4 people)

Directions:

4 miles southwest of Brandon off I-90 Exit 406

Nearest Town: Brandon

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Make Reservations

Make reservation online or call 1.800.710.2267.

Contact Info

Big Sioux Recreation Area
410 West Park Street
Brandon, SD 57005
605.582.7243
Email: BigSioux@state.sd.us
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Amenities

  • Campground
  • Camping cabins
  • Drinking water
  • Dump station
  • Electric campsites
  • Fishing pole checkout
  • Flush toilets/showers
  • Game checkout
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Snowshoe checkout
  • Vault toilets
  • Warming shelter
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Park Rating


ADA / Accessible

  • Camping Cabins
  • Camping Site
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Showers
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GPS Coordinates

GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 43.57305
Longitude: -96.59438
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