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

Tue Dec 01, 2015 @12:00 - 05:00
Brookings Festival of Trees - Brookings Arts Council Gallery, Brookings
Thu Dec 03, 2015
Christmas On the Prairie - Miller, South Dakota
Thu Dec 03, 2015 @06:00 -
20th Annual Brookings Festival of Lights Parade - Downtown Brookings, SD
Fri Dec 04, 2015
Winter Wonderland Lighted Display - Stokes-Thomas City Park, Watertown, SD