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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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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Crockett Park

Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas

Est. 1955 – 0.5 acres, play structures and green space. Location 11th Street and Pennsylvania Street    

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Fantle Memorial Park

Activities & Attractions Disc Golf Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas

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

Activities & Attractions Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas Water Recreation

  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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Marne Creek West Greenway

Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas

Est. 2009 – 13.5 acres, off-leash dog area (4.5 acres), 229-plot community garden and parking lot. Location West City Limits Road    

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Morgen Park

Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas

Est. 1978 – 3 acres, baseball/softball field, green space, play structures and lighted pedestrian trails. Location 11th Street and Green Street    

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Ridgeway Park

Group Tour Planning Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas Sports Venues

Est. 2003 – 1.4 acres, play structures, basketball court, green space, ADA accessible and picnic shelter. Location 29th Street and Ruth Street www.cityofyankton.org/departments-services/parks-recreation/yankton-parks Contact (605) 665-3182 […]

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Riverside Park

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

-Riverside Park Baseball Stadium with seating available -Riverside Park Softball Field with seating available Location Levee Street and Pearl Street www.cityofyankton.org/departments-services/parks-recreation/yankton-parks Contact (605) 668-5234     […]

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Rotary Nature Area

Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas

Est. 2002 – 5.5 acres, lighted pedestrian trails, native grasses and flowers and outdoor classroom structure. ADA accessible. Location 7th Street and Burleigh Street    

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