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North Wheeler Recreation Area

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This small, quiet park is a great get-away for those seeking to relax. And, if your idea of relaxation involves a fishing pole, North Wheeler aims to please. With lake access between Pease Creek and Platte Creek, visitors can spend their days on the water and their night relaxing in the campground.

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  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Walking (on park roads)
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  • Daily: $8 per vehicle
  • Annual: $36 first vehicle | $18 second vehicle (with coupon) | $80 transferable license

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  • Campsites - electrical: $15 per night
  • Campsites - non-electrical: $11 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: 25 campsites; first-come, first-served basis

Directions: 16 miles south of Platte off SD Highway 1804

Nearest Town: Geddes

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Contact Info

North Wheeler Recreation Area
29084 North Wheeler Road
Geddes, SD 57342
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  • Boat Ramp(s)
  • Campground(s)
  • Electrical Campsite(s)
  • Fish Cleaning Station(s)
  • Self-serve Entrance Kiosk(s)
  • Shore Fishing Access
  • Vault Toilets (open year-round)
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 43.17173
Longitude: -98.82555
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