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Lewis and Clark Recreation Area

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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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Activities

  • Archery
  • Basketball
  • Basketball Checkout
  • Biking (on park roads)
  • Biking (on trails)
  • Birdwatching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Disc Golf
  • Disc Golf Checkout
  • Fishing
  • Geocaching
  • GPS Unit Checkout
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoe Checkout
  • Horseshoes
  • Interpretive Signs
  • Kayaking
  • Lawn Game Checkout
  • Life Jacket Checkout
  • Paddleboarding
  • Picnicking
  • Sailing
  • Snowshoe Checkout
  • Snowshoeing
  • Soccer
  • Soccer Checkout
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
  • Volleyball Checkout
  • Walking (on park roads)
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Fees

  • Daily: $8 per vehicle
  • Annual: $36 first vehicle | $18 second vehicle (with coupon) | $80 transferable license

    Purchase Online

  • Campsites - electrical: $26 per night
  • Campsites - non-electrical: $22 per night
  • Camping Cabins: $55 per night
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Park Specs

Open: Year-round. Between Oct. 1 and April 30, showers, flush toilets and other water systems may be closed. Please contact the park directly for current status. Vault toilets usually remain open.

Park Size: 418 campsites, 19 camping cabins and 1 tent-only site. Same-day reservations: 107 sites. Call 1.800.710.2267 starting at 7 a.m. CT the day you wish to camp.

Directions: 5 miles west of Yankton off SD Hwy 52

Nearest Town: Yankton

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Make Reservations

Make reservation online or call 1.800.710.2267.

Contact Info

Lewis and Clark Recreation Area
43349 SD Hwy 52
Yankton, SD 57078
605.668.2985
Email: Lewis-Clark@state.sd.us
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Amenities

  • ADA/Accessible Features
  • Archery Range
  • Archery Trail(s)
  • Basketball Hoop(s)
  • Biking Trail(s)
  • Boat Ramp(s)
  • Campground(s)
  • Camping Cabin(s)
  • Concessionaire Facility
  • Concessions
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electrical Campsite(s)
  • Fish Cleaning Station(s)
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Flush Toilets
  • Group Picnic Shelter(s)
  • Hiking Trail(s)
  • Horse Campsite(s)
  • Horse Trail(s)
  • Paved Trail(s)
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground(s)
  • Shore Fishing Access
  • Showers
  • Swim Beach(es)
  • Tent-only Campsite(s)
  • TRACK Trail(s)
  • Vault Toilets (open year-round)
  • Visitor Center(s)
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Park Rating


Resort

Lewis and Clark Resort and Marina are privately operated under agreement with Division of Parks and Recreation. Amenities include: motel, cabins, swimming pool, floating fuel dock, slip and boat rentals, and restaurant. 

Contact
Resort: 605.665.2680
Marina: 605.665.3111

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ADA / Accessible

  • Camping Cabin(s)
  • Campsite(s)
  • Fish Cleaning Station(s)
  • Fishing Pier(s)
  • Flush Toilets
  • Group Picnic Shelter(s)
  • Paved Trail(s)
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground(s)
  • Showers
  • Visitor Center(s)
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GPS Coordinates

GPS Coordinates
Latitude: 42.86772
Longitude: -97.52152
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