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Address: Higway 50, Yankton, SD
Phone Number: +1 605-668-2985
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Stunning views of dam, lake and reservoir

This is a beautiful park and campground area with a rich variety of views, including a giant damn, a large reservoir and a picturesque lake behind the dam.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
CletusMinneapolis
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Minneapolis
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125 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful park and campground area with a rich variety of views, including a giant damn, a large reservoir and a picturesque lake behind the dam.

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Hickory Creek, Texas
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The river and lake are beautiful with so much to do. The dam is also interesting and you can drive across it and take a scenic drive back to Yankton.

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scotland,ct
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34 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous campsites right on the Missouri river! Big campground, very spread out. The best showers we've run across since traveling from Connecticut. We will be back. The Rangers are the best. Was stung by a yellow jacket, having to go to the emergency room, they had us follow, called police to not stop us! All ended well!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Lewis and Clark Recreation area in Yankton, South Dakota is the best camp ground around. Very good rules for getting a camp site and its fair for every one to have an opportunity to get a camp site. There is no camp site hogging like the Nebraska State Parks seem to have a problem with. Very clean and very well... More 

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Campbellsville, Kentucky
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

If you want to visit but do not have a camper, visit the resort at the recreation area. You can rent a 2 or 3 bedroom cabin with everything you need except food. Not to far from the beach and only 4 miles from town if you want to shop. Great hiking trails, biking and chance to relax in nature.... More 

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yankton
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Great place, beautiful campground and facilities. Lots of things to do especially if you have a boat.

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Junction, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed going to this park. You can rent bikes, kayaks , & paddle boards. Beautiful lake. Families everywhere. Great walking trails that you share with bikers. Nice Marina Grill if you get hungry .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

We have camped here several times and haven't been disappointed. The have wonderful extra CLEAN restrooms. The lake area is beautiful with rocky cliffs that seem to glow at sunrise and sunset. All in all a good place to camp.

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Lombard, Illinois
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24 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

This park operated the South Dakota State Parks covers a vast area along Lewis and Clark Lake, a lake created by Gavins Point Dam on the Missouri River. The campground is huge and the camp sites are generously sized and not too close together. The restrooms and showers are kept clean and the park is well maintained. There are numerous... More 

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Saint Robert, Missouri
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful area to visit, camp and watch for eagles! Also visit the new Dam Fish Shack! Fish Taco with Walleye! Yum

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