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Walker's Point Recreation Area

Walker's Point

Tucked along the shore of Lake Madison, this small but complete park meets the many needs of campers, anglers and boaters. Campsites offer picturesque views of the 2,800-acre lake, while anglers enjoy both on- and off-shore fishing.

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Walker's Point Recreation Area

6431 Walker's Point Drive
Wentworth, SD 57075
Email: WalkersPoint@state.sd.us

GPS Coordinates

Lat: 43.956806
Long: -97.028615


Make a camping reservation



Highway 19 will be closed from Mid-May to Labor Day weekend from Interstate 90 to 237th Street for road construction.  Campers coming from the south intending to use Highway 19 to go to Walkers Point Recreation Area are encouraged to use Interstate 29 to Highway 34. 



Lodging Info

Facilities / Services

  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground
  • Camping cabins
  • Canoe/Kayak Rentals
  • Drinking water
  • Dump station
  • Electric campsites
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Flush toilets/showers
  • Game Checkout
  • Playground
  • Ski beach
  • Vault toilets


Fishing License Required

  • Walleye
  • Perch
  • Northern Pike
  • Crappie
  • Bullhead

ADA / ACcessible

  • Camping Sites (7E)
  • Camping Cabins (#1, #2)
  • Picnic Shelter

Park Specs

  • Reservations: www.campsd.com or 1.800.710.2267
    • Campsites and Cabins: Available up to 90 days prior to arrival
  • Open: Year-round
  • Size: 43 campsites and 2 cabins (each sleeps 4 people)


Eastern South Dakota: 9 miles southeast of Madison off SD Hwy 19


Location Map
Campground map
Walking map

Area Attractions

In Madison

  • The Smith-Zimmerman State Museum
  • The Depot and Railroad Museum
  • Karl Mundt Library at Dakota State University

Nearest Town



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


  • $15 non-electrical
  • $19 electrical site

Camping Cabins:

  • $40/night