Lake Cochrane Recreation Area

Fees

Daily: $8 per vehicle
Annual: $36 first vehicle | $18 for second vehicle | $80 transferable license
Campsites: - electrical: $26 per night
Cabins:: $55 per night

Make Reservations

Make reservation online or call 1.800.710.2267.
State Park Maps / Information
Amenities
  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground
  • Camping cabins
  • Drinking water
  • Dump station
  • Electric campsites
  • Fishing pole checkout
  • Flush toilets/showers
  • Game checkout
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Vault toilets

ADA/Accessible

Camping Cabins
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Activities
    • Basketball
    • Boating
    • Camping
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Horseshoes
    • Soccer
    • Swimming
    • Volleyball

    Address

    Lake Cochrane Recreation Area
    3454 Edgewater Drive
    Gary, SD 57237
    605.882.5200
    Email: LakeCochrane@state.sd.us
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    Nestled between Lake Cochrane and Lake Oliver is an 88-acre playground for campers, anglers, boaters and those who simply enjoy the outdoors. Both the quality of the park and the clear, spring-fed lake bring people to this area. Lake Cochrane was named for the area’s first homesteader, Byron J. Cochrane, who settled on the south side of the lake in 1872. The area’s rich farmlands and attractive setting soon attracted other homesteaders.

    Park Specs

    Open: Year-round. Between Oct. 1 and April 30, showers, flush toilets and other water systems may be closed. Please contact the park directly for current status. Vault toilets usually remain open.

    Park Size: 30 campsites and 1 cabin (sleeps 4 people)

    Directions:

    10 miles east of Clear Lake off SD Highway 22

    Nearest Town: Clear Lake

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