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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Sertoma Park

Group Tour Planning Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas Sports Venues

-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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Summit Activities Center

Activities & Attractions Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas

For the young and young at heart, the 134’ water slide and zero depth pool are great places to play. The Summit Activities Center offers […]

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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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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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Westside Park

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

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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Yankton High School and Summit Activities Center

Group Tour Planning Indoor Meeting Places Outdoor Recreation Parks & Recreation Areas Sports Venues

-2 Gymnasiums (6 Basketball/Volleyball Courts) -Main gym seats approximately 3,400 -Indoor Pool -Football Fields -Soccer Fields -Softball Fields (2) with seating available -Tennis Courts (8) with […]

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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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