Pelican Lake Recreation Area

Pelican Lake Recreation Area


Location:9 miles southwest of Watertown off US 212.
Facilities:46 campsites with electrical hookups (1 @di), horsemen's camp, 2 cabins (1 @di), comfort station with showers, picnic areas, picnic shelter (é), hiking trails, bridle trails, swimming beach, boat launch, observation tower, warming house.
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, hunting, fishing, swimming, hiking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, ice fishing.
Special Features:White pelicans frequent the lake; they were so numerous when the region was first settled that the lake was named in their honor.
Address:400 W Kemp
Watertown, SD 57201

Phone:605-882-5200
Web: www.sdgfp.info/Parks/Regions/GlacialLakes/PelicanLake.htm
Size: 152 acres.

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