Lake Vermillion Recreation Area

Lake Vermillion Recreation Area

26140 451st Ave.

, SD 57012

Lake Vermillion Recreation Area, (267 acres), near Canistota, 5 miles south of I-90 at Montrose exit, is known for its clear waters and abundant fish. Largest lake within 50 miles of Sioux Falls. Fall sportsmen can find waterfowl and upland game nearby, making it an ideal hunting camp.

Trail: 1.25 mile hiking trail, moderately easy, mowed grass trail

Facilities: 3 campgrounds with 94 total campsites - 90 electrical, 7 camping cabins (5 handicap accessible cabins), showers, picnic shelter, dump station, handicap accessible fishing dock, fish cleaning station, boat ramp, playground, swimming beach, ski beach, sand volleyball, canoe/kayak rental, fishing pole checkout, game checkout, paddleboard rentals, handicap access. Entrance fee.

Photo by Marty DeWitt