Activities & Attractions

Yankton’s Must-See Attractions and Top Activities

Explore all of the exciting attractions around Yankton, from racing at Kart Trax to taking a relaxing stroll across the Meridian Bridge. Yankton has activities for everyone!

Pierre Dorian’s Marker

Activities & Attractions History & Museums

Pierre Dorian was the first white settler in the Yankton area. He lived among the Yankton Sioux at the time that Lewis and Clark passed […]

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Events at the AME

Activities & Attractions Arts & Culture

Events at the AME take place in Yankton’s Allen Chapel In February of 2017, the Event at the AME program was started with a few […]

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Yankton Summer Activities

Activities & Attractions

YANKTON’S FAMILY FRIENDLY ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS ARE ENDLESS. Each year Yankton Parks and Recreation offers the Summer Activity Guide to showcase all the exciting events, […]

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Green Island Recreation Area

Activities & Attractions Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas Water Recreation

  Camp, canoe, kayak, hiking, and more! This remote site offers 5 non-fee primitive campsites and is only accessible by watercraft. It is located on […]

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Dakota Spirit Fountain

Activities & Attractions Arts & Culture History & Museums

This stunning fountain reconnects Yankton with its past of being called “The Fountain City”. This fountain fittingly called “Dakota Spirit” was sculpted out of one […]

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Schiferl’s WJ Ranch

Activities & Attractions Outdoor Recreation

Experience an authentic country experience on the farm. WJ Ranch hosts family and community events, along with horsemanship training and workshops. The annual music concert […]

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Bird Watching

Activities & Attractions Parks & Recreation Areas Winter Activities

The Missouri River, which runs right along the border of Yankton, is one of the best ecosystems to support migratory birds. The river provides sandbars […]

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Crofton Lakeview Golf Course

Activities & Attractions Golf Outdoor Recreation

This scenic golf course is located on a bluff overlooking the panoramic Lewis and Clark Lake in northeast Nebraska. Opened in 1989, the 9 hole […]

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