Located 5 miles north of Ft. Pierre
on Highway 1806, on the south side of Oahe Dam Location map (Requires
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DOT Road Report
Campgrounds closed to camping Nov. through March for bald eagle
nesting. Day-use area remains open year-round.
Park entrance license required:
$6/day/vehicle or $28 for an annual pass
site. 205 sites (all electrical) in three campgrounds. Four wheelchair accessible
sites. Showers. Water. Dump station.
Five accessible cabins. Each sleep
four people. $35/night.
Reservations: (800) 710-2267 or www.CampSD.com.
Up to 90 days prior to arrival. Campsites Mid-May to Labor Day. Cabins
Apr. through Oct.
14-station archery range. Biking. Boating. Cross-country skiing. 18-hole disc golf course.
Fishing. Game/equipment checkout. Hiking. Horseshoes. Three picnic
shelters and areas. Playground. Swimming Volleyball. Large day use area. OHV
area. Rifle range, shotgun trap shooting range. Bald eagle viewing
Trails: Dirt-surfaced trail
loop. Cottonwood Trail is a
National Recreation Trail. Listed on the Lewis and Clark
Bicentennial National Recreation Trail.
See maps below.
Swimming beach. No lifeguard on duty. Swim at your own risk.
Fishing/Boating: Fish cleaning
station. Boat ramp and marina. Walleye, sauger, northern pike, bass, channel
catfish, salmon, trout, panfish. Fishing license required.
Marina/Resort: Oahe Dowstream
Marina & Resort - (605) 223-2627
Park maps:PDF files.Require
Adobe Acrobat Reader.
(4 pages, 201KB)
Disc golf course.
(1 page, 87KB)
-Trail map and guide.
(4 pages, 246KB)
(1 page, 288KB)
20439 Marina Loop Road
Ft. Pierre, SD 57532
campgrounds offer a variety of camping opportunities throughout the
recreation area. Each campground has a comfort station with showers,
playground and picnic areas. Five camping cabins are located on the
waterfront in campground #3. |
The Oahe Downstream area is a popular area
for boaters and anglers. From the recreation area, campers can access
Lake Sharpe and, within a less than five minute drive, Lake Oahe. Anglers
can expect to find walleye, sauger, northern pike, bass, channel
catfish, salmon, trout and panfish.|
A number of unique recreational
opportunities are available at Oahe Downstream, including an 18-hole disc golf course,, OHV area, archery range, and rifle and shotgun trap shooting ranges.|
Oahe Downstream is one of the South Dakota state parks that offers the
opportunity for visitors to see the majestic bald eagle. They
typically perch within 50 feet of the riverbank in tall cottonwood
about bald eagles in South Dakota state parks.
|Oahe Marina & Resort offers cabins, rental camping trailers, c-store and
fuel. The facility is
privately operated under agreement with the Division of Parks and
Contact by phone: (605) 223-2627.|