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Description - Nestled among eight connecting glacial lakes, this park provides a never-ending variety of activities throughout the year, from hiking and swimming, to ice fishing and cross-country skiing. Shaded campgrounds and picnic areas complement the park’s excellent swimming and boating facilities.

The park was once used as a summer camp and an annual gathering spot for American Indians. Later, Samuel Mortimer arrived in 1869 and built the log cabin that still stands at the park.

Attractions - Trails at Oakwood Lakes State Park beckon all types of users ... horseback riders, hikers, cross-country skiers and bicyclists. Use common courtesy when exploring the park's trails. The park is also home to a horse camp that allows horseback riders a base camp from which to explore the park's extensive trail system.

Nearly 3,000 acres of lake invite boaters and anglers of all types to Oakwood Lakes. In July, the park hosts an annual family canoe tour. Additionally, visitors can rent canoes and paddle the chain of lakes.

Camping & Fees: $10/non-electrical, $13/electrical. 73 sites (65 electric). One accessible site. Showers. Water. Two dump stations. Horse Camp: $10/site, no electricity. Ten sites.

Camping Cabins: Three cabins, one accessible. Each sleep four people. $32/night.

Recreation - Basketball court. Canoe/kayak launch areas, rentals available: $8 for 3 hours, $15/day. Multiple trails (see below). Nine-hole disc golf course. Historical sites including 1869 cabin and archeology display. Horseshoe pits. Two accessible picnic shelters, picnic areas. Playground equipment. Volleyball court. Game/equipment checkout.

Trails: Three trails, include an island trail and historical sites. Accessible trail. Hiking, biking, horseback and cross-country skiing. Warming shelter.

Swimming/Beaches: Swimming beach. No lifeguard on duty. Swim at your own risk.

Fishing/Boating: Walleye, perch, Northern pike, and bullheads. Wheelchair accessible fishing dock. Boat ramp. License required

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Location - Located 7 miles north and 3 miles west of Volga, SD, off US Highway 14. Or, use Exit 140 on I-29


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