Visitors to the capital city area can also stop by the Oahe Dam, which gives way to colossal Lake Oahe, the fourth largest reservoir in the United States. Head west via Highways 14/34 toward the small town of Hayes. The journey turns north on Highway 63, to the lands of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe. In Eagle Butte, visit the H.V. Johnston Cultural Center, to see displays of historical artifacts, murals, photographs, beadwork and paintings.
Traveling east on Highway 212, West Whitlock Recreation Area features a replica of an Arikara earth lodge, resembling the Native American structures discovered by Lewis and Clark. Continuing north to Mobridge, visitors can stop by the Klein Museum which houses a multitude of artifacts pertaining to the history of the area. On a bluff along the Missouri River across from Mobridge is the Sacagawea Monument, the only female member of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the Sitting Bull Monument, featuring a seven-ton granite bust marking the final resting place of the legendary Sioux leader. Overnight in Mobridge.