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Swan Creek Recreation Area

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Situated on the rolling prairie bluffs, the east and west campgrounds provide anglers the opportunity to stay overnight. Two ramps offer access to Lake Oahe for boating and fishing fun. Swan Creek is one of the SD state parks along the Lewis and Clark Trail.

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  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Fishing
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Upcoming Events

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  • Daily: $8 per vehicle
  • Annual: $36 first vehicle | $18 for second vehicle | $80 transferable license
  • Campsites - electrical: $20 per night
  • Campsites - non-electrical: $16 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: 2 campgrounds with 26 campsites


9 miles west of Akaska off US Highway 83.

Nearest Town: Akaska

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Make Reservations

Make reservation online or call 1.800.710.2267.


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Contact Info

Swan Creek Recreation Area
C/O West Whitlock
16157A West Whitlock Road, Ste A
Gettysburg, SD 57442
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  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground
  • Drinking water
  • Electric campsites
  • Fish cleaning station
  • Vault toilets
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Park Rating

ADA / Accessible

  • Camping Site
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 45.31918
Longitude: -100.3
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