Newton Hills State Park

Newton Hills State Park


Location:6 miles south of Canton off County 135.
Facilities:118 modern campsites (108 with electrical hookups, 1 @di), horsemen's camp, 7 cabins, comfort stations with showers, picnic areas (é), picnic shelters, hiking trails, bridle trails, swimming beach, boat ramp, historic site, amphitheater, observation tower, volleyball court, playground.
Activities:Camping, boating (with restrictions), fishing, swimming, hiking, biking, horseback riding.
Special Features:Park is located at the southern tip of a geological feature called Coteau des Prairies (Hills of the Prairies). The rich glacial soils support an abundance of plant and animal life, including more than 200 species of birds that visit the park during the year.
Address:28767 482nd Ave
Canton, SD 57013

Phone:605-987-2263
Web: www.sdgfp.info/Parks/Regions/heartland/newtonhills.htm
Size: 948 acres.

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The Loess Hills of Newton Hills State Park in eastern South Dakota contains prairie sites threatened by forest encroachment.
The study was conducted in Newton Hills State Park.
Data from vegetation surveys, aerial photographs and stable carbon isotopes provide consistent independent evidence that forests, once confined to creek bottoms, are extending into the remaining prairies of Newton Hills State Park.
Superintendent, Newton Hills State Park, 28771 482nd Avenue, Canton, South Dakota 57013