Palisades State Park


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Palisades State Park


Location:10 miles north of I-90.
Facilities:35 modern campsites (16 with electrical hookups,1 @di), 5 cabins (1 @di), comfort station (é), picnic areas, picnic shelter (é), hiking trails, historic site, volleyball court, playground, amphitheater.
Activities:Camping, canoeing, fishing, hiking, rock climbing.
Special Features:The beautiful formations of Sioux quartzite found in the park were carved out by Split Rock Creek over millions of years. The vertical cliffs offer spectacular scenery and challenging rock climbing opportunities.
Address:25495 485th Ave
Garretson, SD 57030

Phone:605-594-3824
Fax:605-594-2369
Phone:800-710-2267
Web: www.sdgfp.info/parks/regions/heartland/palisades.htm
Size: 157 acres.

See other parks in South Dakota.
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The state parks foundation announced Wednesday that it will host an online silent auction of 30 campsites at the Crooked River Campground in the Cove Palisades State Park in Central Oregon.
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