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Great small town campground.

This Campground has 3 pull through RV sites with 50 amp, 30 amp and 4 110 electric hook-ups. It has 6 back into sites and they also have a full compliment of electric hook-ups. There is no water available in the winter months, but, two hydrants for potable water in the summer months.

This campground has 2 cabins available.

No fires allowed, no sewer, no on site water hook-ups. They have picnic tables available for each site and fixed picnic shelters in the back into sites.

There is a wonderful gravel walking path that goes around two man made lakes in the park. There are bridges that allow access to the peninsula that cuts the two lakes in half. They have a fishing dock.

There is a large bird feeder station and benches so you can watch the different varieties of birds eat.

You can drive around the complete site on a well maintained gravel road.

There is a large children's playground.

There is a sewer dump station.

Nice community campground.

I believe there are 11 sites. 2 sites have 50 amp, 30 amp and 110 electrics. The rest of the sites have 30 amp and 110 electrics. 8 of these 11 sites have butt-up campsites, that is to say eight campers can fit into four sites, each with there own electric hook-ups. No water hook-ups, no sewer hook-ups. 2 different picnic shelters with tables, no picnic tables at the campsites. Tennis courts and a children's playground located near at hand. Toilets open during summer months only. This is a friendly community with many stores downtown.

Parking lot with electrics.

I always find it difficult reviewing this type of camping area. It is a parking lot with 3 sites that have 50amp, 30 amp and 2 110 electrical hook-ups. There is no water, no sewer and the bathrooms are closed during the winter. It has adjacent to it horseshoe pits, picnic shelter with tables and a large children's playground and 2 sand volleyball lots. No fires are allowed. This campground is located in city limits.

Quaint campground located in town.

This campground has 6 sites. One is a RV pull through and five are back into sites. They all have water and sewer hook-ups with 50 amp, 30 amp and 110 electrical posts. There is a toilet house that is closed during the winter. Garbage dumpster. Tennis courts, swimming pool, picnic shelter and large children's playgrounds bordering the campgrounds. There are no fire pits or rings because this is located in town and fires are not allowed.

This is a small cozy campground.

On the east side of the Campgrounds are 5 paved pads. Electric hook ups include 50 amp, 30 amp and 2 110 plug ins. On the west side of Campgrounds there are 6 sites all grassy rock pads. The west side offers 30 amp and 110 plug ins. Picnic tables located at each site plus three shelters with electrics and picnic tables. One unisex pit toilet located on the west side. There is a pit toilet in the middle which looks like a stone shell, honestly, it would work in an emergency…lol…it's simply barbaric and there is nothing comfortable connected with it. They have a metal dock you can fish off of that is ADA accessible. There is also a boat ramp and dock located towards the north west end of campgrounds. There is a small play ground for children. Lake surrounds one side and private property around the rest of the grounds, this makes hiking and the such out of the question. We did not see any dump station, there are no water hook-ups except for the fish cleaning station and I don't know if that source is potable. Each side of grounds have red boxes you can drop your payment into. The campgrounds charge $10.00 a night to stay there for a maximum of 7 nights. It is located 2 miles off highway US 18 and 3 or 4 miles from town.

Still closed Nov. 06, 2019

Flooding of the James River has shut down this campground, as of November 06, 2019 it is still closed. It is unknown when the city will get it re-opened. I will do my best to keep this post updated.

An overnight stop off.

This is really just a parking lot with electrical hook ups. Few trees for shade. Ok for an overnight stop on your way to anywhere else. Community is pleasant.

Small Quiet Clean Campgrounds

Wow, if you want peace and quiet, here you go. This campground has a brand new shower/toilet house. There is a playground located in the middle of the Campgrounds for children. Sites were borderline small to normal size. Camp locations in the middle of grounds have no shade. There is a boat access road runs next to grounds and seems to be busy most days. No water or dump hook ups at sites. They have 50 amp - 30 amp - 110 power provided at each site. Handicap site available next to bath house.

Super clean, large campgrounds.

North bordering the Campgrounds is a four lane road that can take you to Gavin's Point Dam, Fish Hatchery and into Yankton (closest town). In the height of the season trustees from near by State Penitentiary come to clean, mow and other odd jobs like cleaning fire puts as soon as someone leaves. The lay out of the Campgrounds is long and narrow. The sites are back into black topped with grass around your location. Stores are located within 2 or 3 miles of grounds. The grounds has play areas for children, walking, bike paths that are black topped and river access. Check in is around 4:00pm (they don't say a thing if you come early and no one is in your site). Grounds have a gift shop, firewood purchase and helpful people at information area. Dump stations are extremely easy to access and use.

Located between small town and golf course.

This is a quiet small campground. A road to the golf course cuts the Campgrounds in two. We stayed on the side next to a farmers field and enjoyed watching nearly 30 deer coming in at night and going out in the morning. Campgrounds is clean and tidy. Toilet rooms are old but was told by campground host slated to be torn down and new put up. The town (Springfield) is located up a small hill to the west of campground (borders campground) and the golf course borders the east side of grounds. The Missouri River runs to the south of the grounds.

Entry road washed completely out.

As of November 08. 2019 the road is fixed and the campgrounds are open.

My wife and I went to this campgrounds in July. The road was washed out (deep ravine) so we walked in. Campgrounds have a vault toilet building with water near building. 5 or 6 primative camp sites. The grounds were not kept up at this time (understandable of course). Great views of the Missouri River, not much there after. Shade was plentiful. Breeze coming off river. In my opinion, a nice quiet primitive location.

Great little spot

This was a perfect spot about 10 miles south of I-90. There are only two back in rv sites about 35’ long, they each have 30amp. There’s a water spout but it’s a little far from the spots…a 50’ hose might work to fill up. A diner is within walking distance, it’s super quaint with delicious ice cream and fries! This is a great location for an overnight spot.

Nice clean campsites

Spent a weekend here. The campsites are nice and clean, and the bathrooms are the cleanest bathrooms I have ever seen at a campground! The campground was quiet and peaceful. Great showers and views of the river. Just a 5 minute driving to the damn and a swimming area… In front of the campsites is the river (this is riverfront camping, and behind is a little wooded area that helps you feel a little more secluded. Will be returning.

Nice clean campsites

Spent a weekend here. The campsites are nice and clean, and the bathrooms are the cleanest bathrooms I have ever seen at a campground! The campground was quiet and peaceful. Great showers and views of the river. Just a 5 minute driving to the damn and a swimming area… In front of the campsites is the river (this is riverfront camping, and behind is a little wooded area that helps you feel a little more secluded. Will be returning.

Lake Francis Case and North Point Recreation Area

We found this place to be quiet and peaceful. It has been dealing this year with high water and water damage to campsites and trails but the facilities are nice. The staff was helpful and courteous and we enjoyed our stay (4 days and 3 nights). We pleasure boated but fishing is a big deal here and the area is not commercialized. The water was mostly calm and warm. The boat docks were in good shape and easy to access. There are bike/walking trails but not very long. Pickstown SD is right next door and offers limited commercial establishments because it is 225 population. Nice beaches here but some were impacted by high water. The Fort Randall Hotel and Casino is close by for some food and entertainment.

Great place on Lake Yankton

This is actually on Lake Yankton not Lewis and Clark Lake but it is a nice peaceful place with nice grass, benches and parks, the lake has good fishing for all species would recommend going has nice bathrooms as well as good bike trails

Really nice area by water

Nice area with park for children with good water accessible

Great area

Really fun campground with parks for kids and nice green grass with tons of sports offerd

Good

Its a first come first serve/ same day reservation

Real close to water

Could see water from everywhere on site was nice and clean and very grassy

Really clean

Had nice open spots very spacies

Had a great time

Was nice and clean with friendly rangers

Peaceful, well maintained campground

Campers were mostly in RVs, I was in a tent and not surrounded by many others. Bathrooms and showers were very clean and well maintained and the owner was nice and gave us tips on things to do in the rest of South Dakota!

Peaceful, well maintained campground

Campers were mostly in RVs, I was in a tent and not surrounded by many others. Bathrooms and showers were very clean and well maintained and the owner was nice and gave us tips on things to do in the rest of South Dakota!

Great camping

Large sites, shady and quiet.

Large sites and bike trails, also quiet.

Large sites with bike trails right on lake.

First to Review
Power and water next to the swimming pool- free for 3 days!

This park is right of Highway 30 and if you are passing through and want power and water for a few days this should be your stop. unlike other city parks, this one has a burn pit.

I would assume that campers would have use of the shower facility at the pool, but if not, you could just spend a few bucks and swim all day and shower at the end.

Grocery store downtown had great steak prices and good price on ice.

USACE camping just below Lewis and Clark Lake

Army Corps Campground with all the bells and whistles. It was closed when we went, but we will return. The interpretive center was very informative and Lewis and Clark Lake is huge with nice beaches and great fishing.

The ranger said that electric sites in season were only $16. That is less than the state parks at the lake. Yankton is nice but don't miss the Nebraska tribal museums.

Great overnight stop

People are super nice. Easy access. Plenty of room. Very clean. Well shaded but they parked us perfectly so we could get Direct signal. Pool was out of service & mini golf was old. But we needed a site to sleep. Stayed three nights and toured the area.

Beautiful But Without Water in the Off Season

Electric sites by the highway near the park entrance, but don't overlook the 4 RV sites by the fishing pond. Cabins, primitive camping, hiking, and lovely scenery.

Campsite #43 is the only site with what I would call a view, but the view from there is excellent. The hiking was great. The area is pretty cool with Native American exhibits, the casino, and Lewis and Clark Lake nearby.

Though we loved the scenery and wanted to stay, the park had shut off all the water. We expected the $15 off-season price since there were no longer horse rides, pool or other activities but there were no showers or restrooms in the RV site. No water to wash dishes in!

The regular season is $20 a night but they are discussing raising that. Don't bother with the off-season.

Also, see my reviews of Crofton and Verdigre. Camping there is not as nice but they are close and more affordable.