Gavins Point Dam / Lewis and Clark Lake Campground


Yankton, South Dakota
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Ownership: US Army Corps of Engineer
Official website: recreation.gov
Posted by: Jeff Barber on December 15, 2005
 
 

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This Missouri River lake provides a tree-covered shoreline characterized by picturesque chalky bluffs in the lower segment and a beautiful view of the Missouri Valley in the upper reach. The Lewis and Clark Visitor Center offers displays on the geology, exploration, early navigation, settlement and natural history of the area as well as a spectacular view of the lake. Recreational opportunities include camping, fishing, hunting, hiking, boating, sailing, swimming, bird-watching, and photography. In the winter, visitors enjoy ice fishing, cross-country skiing, snow mobiling and sledding.

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Reviewed by 4WARNER on July 28, 2012

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We camp quite a bit throughout the Midwest from RMNP in Colorado to Lake Michigan, and this is one of the nicest campgrounds anywhere.

I'd say it's the best groomed State Park we've been to. The grounds people keep this place manicured.

There are probably over 300 sites, many very good, all with nice shade and many on the Lake Shore of a nice, impressive looking Gavins Point reservoir that is the final dam in the Corps of Engineers system.
Lewis and Clark offers one of the best camping opportunities in the greater Midwest.
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