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Palisades State Park

25495 485th Ave, Garretson, SD 57030-6117
+1 605-594-3824
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Great little state park with walking

Went there for around 2 hours in May as part of a mid-west trip. Did Balancing Rock Trail, King... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
jeff77664
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Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Great place for trekking

This is a must-go place, if you are looking to do trekking or hanging out with friends. Place is... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2017
ArchitMurali
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Chennai (Madras), India
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“rock climbing” (7 reviews)
“sioux falls” (10 reviews)
“free showers” (2 reviews)
LOCATION
25495 485th Ave, Garretson, SD 57030-6117
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+1 605-594-3824
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"interesting landscape"
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"on the rocks"
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"king and queen"
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"neat place"
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"sd"
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Reviewed 1 June 2017

Went there for around 2 hours in May as part of a mid-west trip. Did Balancing Rock Trail, King and Queen Rock Trail, and South Wall Trail. It was raining for part of the times. The views of the rock formations are nice. Did not...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2017

This is a must-go place, if you are looking to do trekking or hanging out with friends. Place is apt for outdoor photography.

Thank ArchitMurali
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

real interesting place to visit, beautiful rocks and water neat place to camp overnight saw a big bull snake try to pretend he was a rattler!!

Thank Bud J
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Reviewed 2 September 2016

We stayed here in a tent for one night. Site #20 is the best tent campsite, right on the river, grassy, large and relatively quiet. We walked right down to the river (Split Creek) and went tubing. Swimming or wading by the campsite was impossible,...More

2  Thank Cocozelle
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

This is a nice day trip for hiking and picnicking. The camping is great too! I wouldn't go swimming in Splitrock Creek as there are many cattle grazing upstream.

1  Thank FWJeeper
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

The park is relatively small, but peaceful, relaxing and with delightful sites around each corner. There were several trails that were relatively short and mostly easy to do. The cost of a day pass was only $4. There were lots of places to have a...More

1  Thank Kathy E
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

We arrived late but self checkin was easy and we found our campsite easily. The following morning we met the campground host and he welcomed us warmly. He told us about all the sights in the park and in town. He made are stay very...More

1  Thank Joe E
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

We have been to Sioux Falls many, many times. I've always wanted to go see Palisades State Park (as recommended by a friend) but never got the opportunity. Well, this time, it was the right time. The weather was gorgeous, blue skies and white, puffy...More

4  Thank JennJ15
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Nice hiking and campsite for families. Be prepared to get your shoes dirty! Also have many restrooms to use play grounds for kids.

Thank Enyo K
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Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

Set in the middle of farm land it's peaceful place to picnic read a book are go for a hike or climb. The river has a current and we saw inner tube floating by.

2  Thank kathyflorida69
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lather1
13 May 2017|
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Response from Bud J | Reviewed this property |
dog are allowed on lease no swimming in the park as far as i know
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MTClimb
28 March 2017|
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Response from Bud J | Reviewed this property |
yes, there is a number of little brochures on their website and at the park!
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