Pickerel Lake 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.
Amenities
  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground
  • Camping cabins
  • Canoe/kayak rentals
  • Drinking water
  • Dump station
  • Electric campsites
  • Fish cleaning station
  • Fishing dock
  • Fishing pole checkout
  • Flush toilets/showers
  • Game checkout
  • Paddleboard rentals
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Vault toilets

ADA/Accessible

Camping Cabins
  • Camping Site
  • Fishing Dock
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Showers
  • Activities
    • Basketball
    • Boating
    • Camping
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Fishing
    • Hiking
    • Horseshoes
    • Paddleboarding
    • Swimming
    • Volleyball

    Address

    Pickerel Lake Recreation Area
    12980 446th Avenue
    Grenville, SD 57239
    605.486.4753
    Email: PickerelLake@state.sd.us
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    Noted for its cool, spring-fed waters, Pickerel Lake is one of the deepest natural lakes in the state. The 955-acre lake bears an American Indian name meaning “where you spear long fish.” Excursion boats were common until the early 1900s. A fish hatchery was built in 1929 and abandoned in 1979, when a new facility was built at Blue Dog Lake.

    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: 2 campgrounds with 69 campsites and 7 camping cabins

    Directions:

    Located 10 miles north of Waubay off US Hwy 12

    Nearest Town: Grenville

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