Lakota Lake

Lakota Lake is located southeast of Keystone SD, on US Highway 16A (Iron Mountain Road) within the Norbeck Wildlife Preserve. It is a small, non-motorized lake and a popular destination for fishing and kayaking. A hitchrail is provided for horses, along with access to Iron Creek Trail #15. Several picnic tables offer a scenic view of the lake.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Lake and Pond Fishing

Lakota Lake provides opportunities for fishing for rainbow trout.

Ice Fishing

Boating - Non-Motorized

Ice Skating

Ice skating is allowed on all lakes in the Black Hills National Forest, although none of the lakes are groomed for ice skating.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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