Dakota Point Picnic Area


The Dakota Point Picnic Area has ten picnic sites. Restroom facilities are available. The picnic area is in a quiet location with many large ponderosa pine trees and a scenic view of Sheridan Lake. There are large tables suitable for group use.  Access to Sheridan Lake is available for fishing.

The Dakota Point Trailhead provides access to the Centennial Trail, a 111-mile trail that provides hiking and backpacking opportunities from Bear Butte State Park in the north to Wind Cave National Park in the south.

At a Glance

Rentals & Guides: Boat rental at Sheridan Lake Marina
Fees: See Day-Use fee information
Open Season: January
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Rapid City, SD
Water: No
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: From Rapid City take Sheridan Lake Road, County Rd 228, apprx 10 miles to FSR 434, travel 2 miles to parking area

Recreation Map

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Activities

Picnicking

The Dakota Point Picnic Ground has large tables, suitable for group picnics.

No. of Sites 10
No. of Accessible sites 0

Group Picnicking

The Dakota Point Picnic Ground has large tables, suitable for group picnics.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.9770429

  Longitude : 
-103.46618

  Elevation : 
3900