Big Stone Island Nature Area

Big Stone Island Nature Area


Location:Big Stone Lake, accessible only by boat in the summer or by crossing the ice in winter.
Facilities:Undeveloped.
Activities:Boating, canoeing, fishing, hiking.
Special Features:In the 1800s and early 1900s, resort hotels dotted the shore, and in the 1940s military aircraft practiced landing and take offs from a runway on the island in preparation for war in the Pacific. Today the island is only accessible by boat.
Address:c/o Hartford Beach State Park
RR 1 Box 50
Corona, SD 57227

Phone:605-432-6374
Web: www.sdgfp.info/parks/regions/GlacialLakes/BigStone.htm
Size: 100 acres.

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