Parks & Recreation Areas

Parks & Recreation Areas in the Yankton Area

Gorgeous scenery and numerous amenities make it easy to stay entertained and active in the Yankton Area.

City Parks

The city of Yankton has offer a little something for everyone. Kids will love the playgrounds at Fantle Memorial Park as well as other parks throughout town. Sports enthusiasts will delight in the baseball and softball fields, ice skating rinks, basketball courts, horseshoes, sand volleyball, a skate park, soccer fields, bocce ball courts, disc golf, tennis courts and future home of The Huether Family Aquatics Center.

Picnic Shelters

The City of Yankton has a variety of picnic shelters that can be reserved for your special occasion. Shelters can be found in Riverside Park, Fantle Memorial Park, Sertoma Park, Tripp Park, and Westside Park. For more information, call (605)668-5231 or for more detailed information visit the City’s web page.

State and National Parks

The Yankton Area is home to Lewis & Clark Recreation area, Missouri River National Park, Lewis and Clark State Park (Nebraska), 

Lewis & Clark Recreation Area, Pierson Ranch Recreation Area and Chief White Crane Recreation Area have multiple shelters that can be reserved for your special occasion. To reserve, call (605) 668-2985.

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers also offer multiple outlooks and shelters. To reserve, call (402) 667-2546.

See sizes and specifics for each of the shelters in Yankton.

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Aten Riverview

Cabins Campgrounds Outdoor Meeting Spaces Outdoor Recreation Parks & Picnic Shelters Parks & Recreation Areas Resorts Water Recreation

Complete RV pads, water, sewer and electric.   Location 55421 Hwy. 121 (Crofton, NE) Contact (605) 660-2465

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Aten Riverview

Campgrounds Outdoor Meeting Spaces Outdoor Recreation Parks & Picnic Shelters Parks & Recreation Areas Resorts Water Recreation

Location 55421 Hwy. 121 (Crofton, NE) Contact (605) 660-2465    

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Augusta Park

Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas Sports Venues

Est. 2001 – 1 acre, picnic shelter, play structures, basketball courts and green space. Location 2901 Fox Run Pkwy. www.cityofyankton.org/departments-services/parks-recreation/yankton-parks Contact (605) 668-5234     

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Aviation Park

Parks & Recreation Areas

Est. 1982 – 4 acres, display airplane and green space. Location East 31st Street    

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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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Chief White Crane Recreation Area

Group Tour Planning Outdoor Meeting Spaces Outdoor Recreation Parks & Picnic Shelters Parks & Recreation Areas Sports Venues

-Basketball Court -Sand Volleyball Court Location Four miles West on Highway 52 off Toe Road www.campsd.com Contact (605) 668-2985     

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Cogan House RV Park

Campgrounds Outdoor Meeting Spaces Parks & Picnic Shelters Parks & Recreation Areas

24 RV sites include water, sewer and electrical hookup; long-term stays available; lots of room between pads; close to Lewis and Clark Lake and boat ramps. […]

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Cottonwood

Campgrounds Outdoor Meeting Spaces Parks & Picnic Shelters Parks & Recreation Areas

-$18 prime electric along waterfront, $16 electric -75 sites, located on Lake Yankton, shade, playground equipment, cleaning stations, dump station and tents allowed. Open all year and […]

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Cottonwood Day Use Area

Campgrounds Group Tour Planning Outdoor Meeting Spaces Parks & Picnic Shelters Parks & Recreation Areas Sports Venues

– 9-hole Disc Golf Course – Sand Volleyball Court – Horseshoe Pits Location Three miles West on Highway 52 off Toe Road www.nwo.usace.army.mil/gavinspoint Contact (402) 667-2546 […]

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Cottonwood Day Use Park

Campgrounds Disc Golf Outdoor Meeting Spaces Outdoor Recreation Parks & Picnic Shelters Parks & Recreation Areas

A 9-hole course is located at Cottonwood Day Use Park. No entrance fee required and scorecards are available on the course. Bring your own discs. […]

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