- Fifteen miles west of Miles City. Public use area, camping, picnic area, concession, visitor center, swimming, boating, and hiking. Available species include rainbow trout, brown trout, and perch. Open year-round.
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Filed By: Kate
(Rapid City, SD)
Number of People Encountered: 11-25 ppl Recommend to a Friend: Highly Report: Pactola is one of my favorite places to go to in the summer. When my dad gets off of work, about 6:30 in the evening, we go skiing at the lake. The sun sets and the lake calms and there is no one else around, the water is cold but the air is warm. Its like a private little paradise. The glassy water reflects the sun and the trees on either side of the channel. It is simply put, the best.
Pactola Reservoir, U.S. Forest Service, Black Hills National Forest
, Rapid City, SD, 57702, Phone: 605-343-1567