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Spring Creek Recreation Area

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Sitting on the shores of beautiful Lake Oahe, Spring Creek is a water-lover's paradise. The lake has more than 2,000 miles of shoreline and its clear waters are ideal for boating, sailing, fishing, water skiing and diving. Campers, history buffs, mountain bikers and hikers will find new adventures in this rugged land first explored by Lewis and Clark. A marina, convenience store, restaurant, recreation area and resort provides everything needed for the perfect getaway right in one location. 

Whether you are looking to enjoy one of the top fishing destinations in the region, a relaxing family vacation, ride the waves or just enjoy time with your family and friends for a day trip there is no better place to live your legacy than at Spring Creek on Lake Oahe.

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  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
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  • Daily: $8 per vehicle
  • Annual: $36 first vehicle | $18 for second vehicle | $80 transferable license
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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.


15 miles northwest of Pierre off SD Highway 1804.

Nearest Town: Pierre

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Contact Info

Spring Creek Recreation Area
C/O Oahe Downstream Recreation Area
20439 Marina Loop Road
Fort Pierre, SD 57532
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  • Boat Ramp
  • Fish cleaning station
  • Marina
  • Resort
  • Vault toilets
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 44.54868
Longitude: -100.4862
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