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Lake Thompson Recreation Area

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Lake Thompson is South Dakota's largest natural lake, covering 18,000 acres in Kingsbury County. The lake produces a large number of sport fish including walleye, perch and northern pike.

Ninety-seven electrical campsites are available in Lake Thompson Recreation Area, each with a fire ring and picnic table. In addition, two camping cabins are available.

Location: 21176 Flood Club Road, Lake Preston South Dakota 57249 Telephone 605-847-4893

Other South Dakota State Parks nearby:
(Gary) Lake Cochrane Recreation Area
(Bruce) Lake Poinsett Recreation Area
(Lake Preston) Lake Thompson Recreation Area
(Bruce) Oakwood Lake State Park

07/02 Coming to The Lake Preston area
Orange City Tulip Festival Orange City IA May16-18 The Orange City Tulip Festival - an entertaining celebration of the best of small-town America - showcases for 100,000 visitors this thriving community's rich Dutch heritage. Festivities include music and dancing by hundreds of children and adults in intricate authentic costumes, two daily parades featuring top area marching bands, nightly musical theatre, a carnival midway, fun ethnic food treats, plus thousands of tulips and a dozen reproduction windmills throughout a charming village.
South Dakota BBQ Championships Huron SD May31-June1 Anyone can compete in the backyard BBQ Competition. Meat is provided so you don't need to bring any.
Teapot Days Tea SD June13-15 Enjoy the carnival, view antique tractors and equipment, and watch the crowning of Ma and Pa Teapot.
Antique Power Show Huron SD June15-17 Experience the days of antique tractors, cars, steam and stationary gas engines. 150 exhibits and displays, entertainment, demonstrations, flea market, parade and tractor and car games.
Turner County Fair Parker SD August12-15 South Dakota's oldest county fair. The four best days of summer.
Brown County Fair Aberdeen SD August12-18 The Brown County Fair has been providing entertainment and promoting family unity since the 1880s. Enjoy the Dacotah Stampede Rodeo and the demolition derby.