Home | Getting Started | Gift Center | Gear Store | Topo Maps | My Wildernet | Newsletter Signup
STATE:
ACTIVITY:
SEARCH:
South Dakota > Pickerel Lake Recreation Area
Activity Locator:

Pickerel Lake Recreation Area




Pickerel Lake Recreation Area Customized Topo Maps and Aerial Photos
Outdoor Gear and Clothing

Search by Name within South Dakota:



Trip Planner

Hotels Airline Tickets Car Rentals
B&Bs Yellow Pages City Guide


General Information

Description - Situated in the heart of the Glacial Lakes Region, Pickerel Lake offers 77 campsites in two campgrounds and access to excellent fishing waters. The swimming beaches are popular spots during hot summer days. A hiking trail in each campground introduces you to the park's many plants and animals.

Attractions - The two campgrounds (East and West Pickerel) are located on opposite sides of the lake, but well within driving distance allowing park visitors to take advantage of what each has to offer. Each campground has a comfort station with showers. The West unit also features a playground and two accessible camping cabins. The tent area features four grassy sites.

Camping & Fees: $10/non-electrical, $13/electrical. 77 campsites (69 electrical) in two campgrounds. One wheelchair accessible site. Tent area with four non-electrical sites. Showers. Water. Dump station.

Camping Cabins: Two accessible camping cabins. Each sleeps four people. $32/night.

Recreation - Noted for its cool, spring-fed waters, Pickerel Lake is one of the deepest natural lakes in the state. The 955-acre lake bears an American Indian name meaning "where you spear long fish." Excursion boats were common until the early 1900's. A fish hatchery was built in 1929 and abandoned in 1979, when a new facility was built at Blue Dog Lake.

Location - Located 10 miles N of Waubay off US Hwy. 12


Current Conditions & Trip Reports

Trip Reports:
Add your own trip Report! Newly re-released feature. One of the most popular features on Wildernet, trip reports allow you to share your experiences with others. This is an invaluable resource for determining what to expect on your outdoor adventure, so please participate! To prevent spamming, you must be a registered user of Wildernet in order to submit a trip report

No trip reports filed to date. Please be the first one to do so!


More Information

Contact Information:
Pickerel Lake Recreation Area , 12980446th Ave , Grenville, South Dakota, 57239, Phone: (605) 486-4753
, PickerelLake@state.sd.us

Additional Information:
South Dakota State Parks -

Advertisement





About Wildernet |  Email to a Friend  |  Disclaimer |  Privacy |  Contact Us  | Comments & Suggestions
Advertisers & Sponsors |  Owners & Operators |  Tourism Promotors
©1995-2017 Interactive Outdoors Inc. All rights reserved.