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    28563 Powerhouse Road
    Pierre, SD 57501-6174
    Phone: (605) 224-5862

See the Lake Oahe website for additional information. Primary recreational opportunities are listed below.

Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: From Pierre, 8 miles north on SD 1804.

Factoid: Oahe Dam, SD takes its name from the Oahe Indian Mission established among the Lakota Sioux Indians in 1874. Lake Oahe extends from Pierre, SD to Bismarck, ND. The lake is 231 miles long, and has 2,250 miles of shoreline. The 51 recreation areas located around the reservoir offer camping, picnicking, fishing, hunting, boating, water skiing, swimming, bird watching, hiking, biking, and photography opportunities.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Recreation Services Status
Please see the list below for USACE managed areas. Other parks run by state or private marinas are not included in the list below. Please contact the state or private marina for additional information.

Open    Partially Open    Closed    Status Unknown

50 Recreation areas at Lake Oahe

 Recreation Area Column Header Image Area Status  Campsite Column Header Image  Lodging Column Header Image  Showers Column Header Image  Ramps Column Header Image  Marina Column Header Image  Fishing Column Header Image  Picnic Column Header Image  Playground Column Header Image  Swimming Column Header Image  Trails Column Header Image
212 Bridge Access       X   D        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Badger Bay                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Beaver Creek  Link ro reservation at   X   D C GS X   H
Bushs Landing       X   D        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Cattail Bay         D C A        
Chantier Creek       X   D        
Cow Creek       X   D        
Dodge Draw       X   D        
Downstream Area E G D   X X   D C P A GS X BE B I
East Shore       X   D        
East Sibley Park (Nature Trail)                   H
East Whitlocks       X   D        
Forest City       X   D        
Fort Rice       X   D C        
Fort Yates       X   D A        
Fort Yates City Park               X    
Foster Bay       X   D        
Garrigan's Landing       X   D        
General Sibley Park E P D   X X     A GS X    
Grand River             GS      
Graner Bottom E G D     X   D C A GS X    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Hazelton  Link ro reservation at       D C A   X    
Indian Creek       X X D        
Indian Memorial E D   X X   D C GS X    
Kimball Bottom N     X   D A        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Kimball Bottom Orv                   R
Langelier       X   D        
Lighthouse Point       X   D        
Little Bend       X   D        
Little Heart       X   D        
Maclean Bottom       X   D        
Minneconjou       X   D        
Okobojo Point       X   D        
Peoria Flats       X   D        
Pike Haven       X            
Pollock       X   D        
Prairie Knights Marina (Walker Bottom) E D   X X X D C A GS      
Rousseau Creek       X   D        
Shaw Creek       X   D        
South Whitlock       X   D        
Spring Creek       X   D        
Sutton Bay       X   D        
Swan Creek       X   D        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Tailrace                  
Thomas Bay       X   D        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Visitor Center             A GS      
Walth Bay       X   D        
West Pollock       X   D        
West Shore       X   D       R
West Whitlocks       X   D     BE  
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area   Corps Managed Managed by Others in Italics $ Corps Fees Collected
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XExists at lake
EElectric Campsites
NNon-electric Campsites
PPrimitive Campsites
GGroup Camping
DDump Station
CFish Cleaning Stations
DFishing Docks
PFishing Piers
APicnic Area
GGroup Picnic
GSGroup Picnic Shelter
PSwimming Pool
BBike Trails
QEquestrian Trails
HHiking Trails
IHiking Trails - Interpretive
ROff Road Vehicle Trails
FFitness Trails
WWater Trails
SSnow Mobile Trails
CCCross Country Skiing Trails
MMultipurpose Trails

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