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Oakwood Lakes is a name for an area which includes eight glacial lakes in the Big Sioux River basic, in the vicinity of Volga. The glacial lakes provide more than 3,000 acres of fishing at Oakwood Lake State Park. The area's most popular sport fishing includes walleye, perch, northern pike and bullhead.

The Oakwood Lakes area was once used as a summer camp and annual gathering spot for Native American Indians. Three burial mounds remain in the park, as a visible reminder of their presence.

Location: Volga South Dakota

(Myrtle Beach) Family Kingdom Amusement/Water Parks
(Arlington) Lake Poinsett
(De Smet) Lake Thompson
(Brookings) McCrory Gardens and SD Arboretum
(Volga) Oakwood Lakes
(Brookings) State Agricultural Heritage Museum

10/19 Coming to The Volga 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.