Lewis & Clark Recreation Area is the second most visited state park in South Dakota.
It is home to Lewis & Clark Lake and adjacent to Gavin’s Point Dam and the Missouri River. It lives next door to Lake Yankton and just 6 miles west of the City of Yankton. A park entrance license is required to use the area; $6/day or $30 for an annual permit.
Boating, camping, fishing, jet skiing, kayaking, sailing, swimming, tubing and waterskiing are just some of the activities you can enjoy!
The Recreation Area offers over 400 campsites, 17 primitive camping cabins and 4 boat ramps. Lewis & Clark Resort and Lewis & Clark Marina and Restaurant are also located in the recreation area. The Lewis & Clark Resort has 24 motel rooms, 17 modern cabins and a 6-bedroom lodge featuring a 1,800 sq. ft. grand room for your family reunions or corporate retreats. Lewis & Clark Marina has over 400 boat slips, fuel, boat rentals, mechanics and a convenience store. There are numerous beaches, picnic shelter facilities, play equipment and trails in the state park. A park entrance license is required to use the area at a cost of $6 per day or $30 for an annual permit. Nearby Lake Yankton and the Missouri River also provide hours of entertainment for the young and old alike.
- Daily: $8 per vehicle
- Annual: $36 first vehicle | $18 for second vehicle | $80 transferable license
- Campsites – electrical: $26 per night
- Campsites – non-electrical: $15 per night
- Cabins: $55 per night
- 417 sites, 19 cabins, swimming beaches, boat ramps, amphitheater, picnic shelters, biking/hiking/riding trails, soccer field, sand volleyball courts, horse camp, disc golf course, NFAA certified archery range, five handicap accessible sites, cleaning stations, dump station and tents allowed.
43349 SD Hwy. 52 (Six miles West on Highway 52)