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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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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Westside Park

Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas

Est. 1883 – 10.5 acres, picnic shelter, play structures, lighted pedestrian trails, public restrooms, ADA accessible, kid’s fishing pond with duck and geese, lighted skateboard park, […]

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Water Works

Outdoor Meeting Spaces Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas

6 acres, USS Scorpion monument, Meridian Bridge, Riverside Park trailhead, green space lighted pedestrian trails and ADA accessible. Location 8th Street and Broadway Avenue  

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Tripp Park

Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas

Est. 1912 – 2 acres, picnic shelter, lighted pedestrian trails, green space, public restrooms, outdoor ice rink (weather permitting) and ADA accessible. Location 8th Street and […]

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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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Sertoma Park

Group Tour Planning Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas Sporting Events

-Outdoor Hockey Rink -Football Field -Baseball/Softball Fields (6) with seating available Location 15th Street and Ferdig Avenue www.cityofyankton.org/departments-services/parks-recreation/yankton-parks Contact (605) 668-5234      

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Bob Tereshinski Riverside Park

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The newly renamed Bob Tereshinski Stadium at Riverside Field is located right along the scenic Missouri River and features a turf infield, completed in 2014. […]

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Ridgeway Park

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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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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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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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