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Description - Three separate areas in this park cater to the needs of campers, swimmers, naturalists, boaters and anglers. Campers stay in the South Unit, while the 200-acre Forest Drive Unit is a great place for wildlife viewing. The Boat Ramp Unit provides access to the more than 1,000-acre lake.

Attractions - Richmond Lake Recreation Area's small campground offers a quiet camping experience. The park also features a wheelchair accessible camping cabin, which provides a comfortable camping facility for less-rugged campers.

Camping & Fees: $10/non-electrical, $13/electrical site. 24 sites (23 electrical). One wheelchair accessible site. Showers. Water. Dump station.

Camping Cabins: One accessible cabin, sleeps four people. $32/night.

Recreation - The park's extensive trail system features over 10 miles of trails. Hikers, bikers and horseback riders can observe the abundance of prairie plants and wildlife of the area up-close. When the snow flies, cross-country skiers and snowmobilers can thaw out in the park's warming shelter.

Biking trail. 18-hole disc golf course. Accessible and interpretive hiking trails. Accessible trail. Biking trail. Horse trail. Two picnic shelters. Playground equipment. Volleyball court. Cross-country ski trail, warming shelter. Sledding area. Near snowmobile trail.

Location - Located 10 miles NW of Aberdeen off US Hwy 281

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Contact Information:
Richmond Lake Recreation Area , 37908 Youth Camp Road , Aberdeen, South Dakota, 57401, Phone: (605) 626-3488
, Richmond@state.sd.us

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