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Lake Francis Case
Box 199
399 Powerhouse Road
Pickstown, SD 57367
Phone: (605) 487-7845

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

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Visitor Info Center (605) 487-7845

Directions & Lake History/Factoid
Directions: Near Pickstown on US 18 and US 281.

Factoid: Fort Randall Dam, SD, located near Lake Andes in southeastern South Dakota along the Missouri River, is home to one of America's largest wintering concentrations of bald and golden eagles. The 19 recreation areas located around Lake Francis Case reservoir range from highly developed campgrounds and day use areas to primitive areas. Recreation opportunities at the lake include camping, picnicking, fishing, hunting, boating, water-skiing, swimming, bird-watching, hiking, biking, and photography.

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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers COVID-19 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. Updated: 3/24/23

Open    Partially Open    Closed    Status Unknown

30 Recreation areas at Lake Francis Case

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American Creek Campground Access       X   P        
American Creek Marina Access       X X D        
Boyer Bottom       X            
Buryanek       X            
Cedar Shores       X X          
Dude Ranch       X            
Elm Creek       X            
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Fort Randall Cemetery                   I
Fort Randall Marina       X X          
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Historic Fort Randall & Chapel                   I
Joe Day Bay       X            
North Point Campground Access       X   D        
North Point Prairie Dog Access       X            
North Point St. Francis Access       X            
North Wheeler       X            
Pease Creek       X            
Platte Creek       X   D        
Randall Creek Recreation Area E D   X X   C P A GS X   H
Snake Creek North       X X          
Snake Creek South       X            
South Scalp       X            
South Shore N     X   C A     BE  
South Wheeler       X            
Spillway       X   C A        
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Tailrace                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Target Hill Overlook                    
 Indicates Corps Managed Rec Area Visitor Center             A   X    
West Bridge       X            
Whetstone       X            
White Swan       X            
 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
TPull Through 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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