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Map For Boating In South Dakota

There are many places to go boating in South Dakota

  • Big Stone Lake
  • Lake Oahe
  • Lake Poinsett
  • Lake Sharpe
  • Lewis And Clark Lake

South Dakota BoatingBoating opportunities abound in South Dakota. There are lakes and rivers for large craft and smaller streams and ponds for smaller vessels. Some allow power boats, others only allow electric motors, each providing a unique experience. Fishing and other watersports are available at most boating lakes throughout the state - depending on time of year and state-defined seasons.

Angostura Reservoir is a 4,800-acre lake in southwest SD.

Belle Fourche Reservoir is an 8,000-acre lake in the west-central part of the state.

Big Stone Lake is a 12,600-acre lake on the eastern border of the state.

Bitter Lake is a 3,600-acre lake in the northeast part of the state.

Lake Albert is a 3,600-acre lake in the east-central part of the state.

Lake Francis Case is a 100,000-acre lake in the south-central part of SD.

Lake Kampeska is a 4,800-acre lake in east-central SD.

Lake Madison is a 2,800-acre lake in the east-central part of the state.

Lake Oahe is a 370,000-acre lake in north-central South Dakota.

Lake Pelican is a 2,800-acre lake in the east-central part of the state.

Lake Poinsett is an 7,900-acre lake in east-central SD.

Lake Preston is a 5,400-acre lake in the east-central part of the state.

Lake Sharpe is a 55,000-acre lake in the central part of SD.

Lake Thompson is a 15,000-acre lake in the east-central part of the state.

Lake Traverse is an 11,200-acre lake on the eastern border in the northeast corner of the state.

Lake Whitewood is a 4,700-acre lake in the east-central part of the state.

Lewis And Clark Lake is a 31,000-acre lake on the southern border of SD.

Shadehill Reservoir is a 5,100-acre lake in the northwest part of the state.

Waubay Lake is a 9,600-acre lake in the northeast part of the state.

Use the map below to locate lakes and rivers nearby major cities including Belle Fourche, Buffalo, Mobridge, North Eagle Butte, Spearfish, Aberdeen, Gettysburg, Sisseton, Watertown, Webster, Custer, Fort Pierre, Hot Springs, Mission, Rapid City, Brookings , Chamberlain, Huron, Mitchell and Sioux Falls.

Use the navigation and zoom arrows to locate your area of interest in South Dakota. Once you locate a specific area or city, zoom in closer and make note of bodies of water nearby. The scale on the map allows you to determine the length and width of the waterway and define its potential usability for boating with your particular watercraft. Always check with local water authorities for current lake levels.

Lakes and rivers in South Dakota

Some of the lakes in South Dakota include Belle Fourche Reservoir, Lake Gardner, Lake Oahe, Shadehill Reservoir, Spring Lake, Big Stone Lake, Lake Kampeska, Lake Thompson, Lake Traverse, Waubay Lake, Alkali Lake , Angostura Reservoir, Lacreek Lake, Limestone Butte Reservoir, Oglala Lake, Lake Albert, Lake Francis Case, Lake Poinsett, Lake Sharpe and Lewis And Clark Lake.

Navigable rivers include Cherry River, Grand River, Elm River, Snake Creek, Spring Creek, White River, Keye Paha River and Vermillion River.

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