A family boating on Lake Kampeska

Lake Kampeska

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.   

Pelican 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.