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Outdoor Recreation

Watertown is located in the heart of South Dakota’s Glacial Lakes Region, which makes it an outdoor paradise. Lake Kampeska is located on the town’s northern edge and provides lakeside living, boating, fishing, jet skiing, swimming, picnicking and camping opportunities. Pelican Lake State Park, just 10 minutes from Watertown, also offers water recreation and camping.

Watertown families can experience a variety of activities including golfing, disc golfing, swimming at the city aquatic park, mini-golf, bike riding or hiking on our extensive recreational trails and much more. Download the Watertown Recreational Trail Map to see all that Watertown has to offer.

World-Class Hunting
Watertown is known for its waterfowl and pheasant hunting. Located close to public walk-in areas, hunters will find an abundance of birds, pet friendly establishments and friendly welcoming hosts.

Fishing Season is year-round in South Dakota so you can enjoy fishing in any season. From pro anglers to weekend enthusiasts, South Dakota has year-round fishing opportunities for everyone.

Watertown SD Area Lakes are great for fishing and water sports and activities.

Local guide services can help maximize your hunting or fishing trip to Watertown, SD.

A list of Watertown SD area Veterinarians in case your dog runs into trouble while hunting in the field.

Map of Watertown, SD


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The Watertown Development Company is a non-profit organization established to own and operate buildings, lands and development areas for the economic benefit of Watertown. Use the form below to send a message to our executive team and we’ll be sure to respond as soon as we can.
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