Explore Our Glacial Lakes & Prairies

Formed by the glaciers receding to the north over 20,000 years ago, this area of South Dakota is unique in its variety of family attractions, festivals, scenery, parks, hunting, fishing, outdoor activities and history.

From Aberdeen to Watertown, Brookings to Huron and Milbank to DeSmet, the Glacial Lakes and Prairies Region covers a broad and beautiful stretch of South Dakota. It doesn't matter if you're planning a family vacation to Big Stone Lake, a hunting trip to Redfield or a fishing getaway near Waubay, this website provides the information you need.  Take the back roads during your next South Dakota family vacation!

Click on the links below to learn more about the Glacial Lakes & Prairies Region of northeastern South Dakota.


Calendar of Events

Thu May 26, 2016
Larry Olsen Music Fest - Lake Benton, MN
Thu May 26, 2016 @05:30 - 07:30
Bubble Bash (Members only event) - Children's Museum of SD, Brookings
Fri May 27, 2016 @03:00 - 07:00
Foothills Rodeo Queen Contest - Jerauld County 4H Rodeo Grounds, Wessington Springs, SD
Fri May 27, 2016 @04:00 - 05:00
Pelican Lake Patriotic Campsite Decorating Contest - Pelican Lake Recreation Area, Watertown, SD