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Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

Lewis and Clark

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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Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

43349 SD Hwy 52
Yankton, SD 57078

GPS Coordinates

Lat: 42.867723
Long: -97.521526


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Weekend Events


Five campgrounds offer a variety of camping opportunities along Lewis and Clark Lake.

West Midway
Gavin's Point
East Midway
Horse Trail Camp

Facilities / Services

  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground
  • Camping cabins
  • Drinking water
  • Dump station
  • Electric campsites
  • Fish cleaning station
  • Fishing dock
  • Fishing pole checkout
  • Flush toilets/showers
  • Game checkout
  • Horse camp
  • Marina
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Resort
  • Ski beach
  • Vault toilets
  • Visitor Center

ADA / Accessible

  • Campsites
  • Camping Cabins
  • Hiking/Biking Trail
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Fishing Dock
  • Fish Cleaning Station


Lewis and Clark Resort & Marina are privately operated under agreement with the Division of Parks and Recreation.

Contact by phone:
Resort: 605.665.2680
Marina: 605.665.3111

  • Motel
  • Cabins
  • Swimming Pool
  • Floating Fuel Dock
  • Slip and Boat Rentals
  • Restaurant

Park Specs


Southeastern South Dakota: 5 miles W of Yankton off SD Hwy 52


Location Map
Overview of Campground Map
Yankton Section Map
East and West Midway Section Map
Gavins Point Map
Trail map and guide
Walking map
Disc Golf Course
Archery Range

Area Attractions

Nearest Town



Camping fees are subject to sales tax.

Park entrance license required year-round

Campsites: (all sites electrical)

Camping Cabins: