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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Fantle Memorial Park

Activities & Attractions Disc Golf Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas Sporting Events

The Fantle Memorial Park Municipal Pool is a 50 meter, Olympic sized pool that is heated and maintained at 80° F and is open during […]

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Green Island Recreation Area

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

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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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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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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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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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Chief White Crane Recreation Area

Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas

Chief White Crane Recreation Area is a state recreation area, located about 5 miles west of Yankton and located on the shores of the Missouri […]

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Yankton Municipal Cemetery

Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas

Est. 1868 – 15.25 acres, first burial in 1876. Many prominent figures from Yankton’s history are buried at the Cemetery, including General Custer’s bandleader, several Territorial […]

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