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Pelican Lake Recreation Area

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Pelican Lake Recreation Area is located on the shores of a 2,800-acre lake and draws many who enjoy fishing, boating and camping. In the winter cross country skiing is popular.

Twenty-five electrical camp sites are available and a water hydrant is centrally located.

Pelican Lake is located nine miles southwest of Watertown.

Location: 400 West Kemp Avenue, Watertown South Dakota 57201 Telephone 605-882-5200

Other South Dakota State Parks nearby:
(Corona) Hartford Beach State Park
(Gary) Lake Cochrane Recreation Area
(Bruce) Lake Poinsett Recreation Area
(Bruce) Oakwood Lake State Park
(Watertown) Pelican Lake Recreation Area
(Watertown) Sandy Shore Recreation Area

09/25 Coming to The Watertown area
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.
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.
Sidewalk Arts Festival Sioux Falls SD September7 The Sidewalk Arts Festival is the Sioux Salls region's largest one day outdoor festival. Held each year in historic downtown Sioux falls, the festival fills Phillips Avenue from 9th to 14th streets, draws 65,000 visitors and showcases 375 fine art, folk art, and craft booths.