Public access to six boat ramps and a few primitive access areas. Sandy Shore Recreational Area has great camping and swimming. Memorial Park provides more camping and recreation.
There are two city parks, Stokes Thomas City Park with camping and Jackson Park that provide access to the lake.
Three public access sites exist on Pelican Lake, the Northwest Lakeside Use Area, Pelican Lake State Recreation Area, and the East-Side Access. Make a memorable family vacation on the shores of Pelican Lake in Watertown SD.
Other Area Lakes
Many lakes north of Watertown provide vast outdoor water recreation. There are 16 state parks and recreation areas in this area that provide water sports, camping, hunting and fishing.
Fish year-round in South Dakota.
Memorial Park is a campground and picnic area, located on the northwest shores of Lake Kampeska in Watertown SD.
Sandy Shore State Recreation Area on Lake Kampeska, in Watertown SD, offers a long, sandy beach.
Stokes-Thomas Lake City Park & Campground is located on the shores of beautiful Lake Kampeska.