Boating in South Dakota

Boating resources in South Dakota, find local guides, boating education programs, and recommended local fishing and boating spots.

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Top Boating Spots in South Dakota

Family Park
This park is home to Family Park Pond, which holds rainbow trout, bluegill and crappie. Kayaks and canoes are allowed in the pond as well.
Lake Alvin State Recreation Area
Lake Alvin has become a very popular area. This 59-acre park is best known for its beach facilities and excellent fishing.
Lewis & Clark State Recreation Area
With 3 separate campgrounds, marinas and sandy beaches, the park is great for fishing and boating adventures.
Tips for Protecting Fish and Water Resources

Tips for Protecting Fish and Water Resources

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Boating and Fishing Etiquette: Wake Up

Boating and Fishing Etiquette: Wake Up

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5 Boater Safety Courses That Prevent Common Accidents

5 Boater Safety Courses That Prevent Common Accidents

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Boating Safety

Boat Safety Checklist

Boat Safety Checklist

Before you leave shore, take the time to read through this boat safety checklist.

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Boat Safety Equipment

Boat Safety Equipment

Learn about the essential boat safety equipment you should have on board at all times

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Boat Safety Courses

Boat Safety Courses

Education is one of the most important aspects of boating safely and responsibly.

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