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Local artisans

Display and sale of items created by local artisans. Good stopping point and a great view of the... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2018
Marilyn W
Peaceful hike on the trail surrounding the welcome center

I stopped by this welcome center when I was visiting Yankton on New Year's Eve weekend but the... read more

Reviewed January 3, 2017
steph b
Brookings, South Dakota
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13 Aug 2018
“Local artisans”
22 Jul 2018
“Looking for handouts”
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Reviewed August 13, 2018

Display and sale of items created by local artisans. Good stopping point and a great view of the Missouri River valley.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Marilyn W
Reviewed July 22, 2018

I think we were expecting something that had some history to it, but this really wasn't worth it for me. It had locally handmade items for sale, which were more along the lines of doilies and things much older people would like. I didn't find...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank LauriH44
Reviewed January 3, 2017

I stopped by this welcome center when I was visiting Yankton on New Year's Eve weekend but the center was closed due to the holiday. I chose to walk the short hiking trail around the center with my dog instead. It was a very pleasant...More

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank steph b
Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

Engaging for kids with hands on activities. Dress up as pioneers. Touch the pelts. Identify the tracks. This display tells the impact of the Missouri on the people and vice versa. Can also see how a fallout shelter was equipped - the zombie apocalypse of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Cathy L
Reviewed May 13, 2016

The Welcome Center which is manned by volunteers who know a lot about the area and the vendors that have their items for sale and local fair. It is fun and interesting. The people know the region and are more than free with suggestions of...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Paul H
Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great rest stop and welcome center. It's not a state/federally funded welcome center so we made sure to donate. The lady was very helpful and friendly, clean bathrooms, and cool art work/crafts to look at or buy.

Date of experience: June 2014
1  Thank TishMendiJ
Reviewed April 23, 2014

There is a great gift shop, clean restrooms, wi-fi, local snacks and really neat nature trail. It's a wonderful place to stop and take a break on your trip. Volunteer staff is always friendly and helpful! It's amazing that the Welcome Center stays open solely...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Marnie K
Reviewed June 20, 2013

Informative staff, good displays for information. Clean, large open room with a great view of the lake if it is too cold to view outdoors.

Date of experience: December 2012
1  Thank Ellen S
Reviewed July 5, 2012

Want to know more about the Lewis and Clark Expedition? You've come to the right place. The center works hard to bring the history alive for adults and children alike. The staff is attentive and knowledgeable. Looking for a souvenir? There's a little something for...More

Date of experience: October 2011
1  Thank Julia C
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