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Spring Creek Recreation Area

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Notice: Effective Monday July 26, all Pierre area parks are under an open fires ban until further notice. Propane cooking devices are still permitted. The ban will be imposed for the safety of our guests and resources until the parks receive significant precipitation. 

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. The recreation area offers a marina and convenience store, as well as an on-site restaurant run by the park's concessionaire. 

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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Activities

  • Biking (on park roads)
  • Birdwatching
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Horseshoe Checkout
  • Horseshoes
  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboarding
  • Picnicking
  • 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

  • Modern Cabins: $120-$150 per night
  • Suites: $85-$125 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: 10 modern cabins and 12 suites. Convenience store and marina with boat slips. On-site restaurant managed by concessionaire.

Directions: 15 miles northwest of Pierre off SD Highway 1804

Nearest Town: Pierre

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Make Reservations

Make reservation online or call 1.800.710.2267.

Maps

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Contact Info

Spring Creek Recreation Area
C/O Oahe Downstream Recreation Area
20439 Marina Loop Road
Fort Pierre, SD 57532
605.773.3117
Email: SpringCreek@state.sd.us
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Amenities

  • ADA/Accessible Features
  • Boat Ramp(s)
  • Concessions
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Fish Cleaning Station(s)
  • Flush Toilets
  • Modern Lodging
  • Picnic Tables
  • Self-serve Entrance Kiosk(s)
  • Shore Fishing Access
  • Showers
  • Store/Gift Shop
  • Vault Toilets (open year-round)
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Park Rating


Modern Lodging

The modern lodging accommodations at Spring Creek Recreation Area offer increased comforts in an outdoor setting any time of the year.
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ADA / Accessible

  • Flush Toilets
  • Modern Cabin(s)
  • Showers
  • Suite(s)
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 44.54868
Longitude: -100.4862
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Additional Info

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