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Missouri National Rec. River

Missouri National Recreational River


508 E 2nd Street,
YanktonSD 57078
The park comprises two free-flowing reaches of the Missouri River separated by Lewis and Clark Lake. The 39-mile reach begins immediately downstream from Fort Randall Dam at Pickstown and continues to Running Water. The 59-mile reach stretches from about one mile below Gavins Point Dam to Nebraska's Ponca State Park. A visitor contact station is located inside their headquarters building in Yankton. It is open year-round, but is closed on weekends and federal holidays. Admission is free.