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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.

Restrictions / Safety

DOT Road Report

Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

43349 SD Hwy 52
Yankton, SD 57078
605.668.2985 
Email: Lewis-Clark@state.sd.us

GPS Coordinates

Lat: 42.867723
Long: -97.521526


 

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Marina PRospectus

Lewis and Clark Marina Prospectus

Activities

Archery rangeBasketballBikingBoatingCampingCanoeing/KayakingDisc GolfFishingGolfHikingHistorical interestHorse TrailHorseshoesSnowmobilingSoccerSwimmingVolleyball

Campgrounds

Four campgrounds offer a variety of camping opportunities along the shores of Lewis and Clark Lake.

Gavin's Point
East Midway
West Midway
Yankton
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
  • Wi-Fi

ADA / Accessible

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

Resort

Lewis and Clark Resort & Marina is 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

  • Reservations: www.campsd.com or 1.800.710.2267
    • Campsites, Cabins & Horse Camp: Available up to 90 days prior to arrival
    • Same-day reservations: 82 sites. Call 1.800.710.2267 starting at 7 a.m. the day you want to camp.
    • www.campsd.com or 1.800.710.2267
  • Open: Year-round
  • Size: 3 campgrounds with 417 campsites and 17 cabins (each sleeps 4 people)

Directions

Southeastern South Dakota: 4 miles W of Yankton off SD Hwy 52

Maps

Location Map
Campground map
Trail map and guide
Walking map
Disc Golf Course

Area Attractions

Nearest Town

Yankton

Fees

Camping fees are subject to sales tax.

Park entrance license required year-round

  • Temporary: Daily license $4 per person or $6 per vehicle
  • Annual: $30 first vehicle | $15 for second vehicle | $65 transferable license

Campsites: (all sites electrical)

  • $19 per campsite
  • $21 prime (waterfront) site

Camping Cabins:

  • $45/night