Discover Bon Homme
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Lakes and Rivers-


Avon -

Conveniently located 20 miles from headwaters of Gavins Point Dam and tail waters of Ft. Randall Dam with Missouri National Recreational River in Between. Each of the big lakes has excellent boat ramps, picnic and camping facilities of numerous locations along the shoreline, excellent fishing for walleye, bass, bluegill and catfish. Water sports, including water skiing, boating and sailing within 15 miles.


Scotland -

Lake Henry-fishing year round. 1 mile east on 427th Ave.& ¾ mile south on Lake Henry Road (no public boat access @ this north side, only shoreline fishing). Public access and handicap pier on south edge of lake on 293rd Street, ¾ mile east off Hwy. 25.


Springfield -

Lewis and Clark Lake: Our area is lucky to be home to many fishing competitions. There are yearly bass and walleye tournaments for the pros as well as competitions for amateurs. The Lewis and Clark Reservoir plays host to some of the best world-class fishing competitions in the nation. Even fly fishermen will find a place on the rivers in the area. Bring your canoes and kayaks to explore the Missouri River and enjoy all it's natural beauty. The National Park Service watches over the Missouri River. This area is designated a National Scenic River and is unmatched in natural beauty. Some of the access points are: Sand Creek Recreational Area and Boat Ramp; Charlie Creek Recreational Area; Bon Homme Village Access and Boat Ramp; Springfield Recreation Area and Boat Ramp; and Running Water Boat Ramp.


Tabor -

Tabor Recreational Area- 427th Avenue on Tabor Rec Road located five miles south of Tabor. Has picnic facilities and small boat ramp access to Lewis and Clark Lade. Primitive camping facilities are also available. There is no electrical service or drinking water and a South Dakota State Park sticker is required.


Tyndall -

Fishing- Park Pond (free fishing for kids& adults. Adults-catch & release), Merkel Lake, Clear lake, Kloucek Lake, Emanuel Creek, Choteau Creek, Lake Henry(Scotland)- Plat Maps available through Bon Homme County Courthouse- 605~589~4208


Contact Us:

Southeast South Dakota Tourism

1101 Broadway Ave # 113  

Yankton, SD 57078

(605) 665-2435



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