Jenney Gulch Picnic Area Fishing Access

Jenney Gulch Picnic Area Fishing Access has three picnic tables located at an inlet on the west side of Pactola Reservoir. There is a small hand launch for small watercraft.

At a Glance

Rentals & Guides: Boat rental at Pactola Pines Marina
Open Season: Year-round
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Rapid City, SD
Water: No
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Rapid City take Highway 44 15 miles to Hwy 385. Turn north or right and travel on hwy 385 for 2 miles to Silver City Road at Whispering Pines Cpgrd. Turn left and travel 4 miles to trailhead.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Lake and Pond Fishing

Fish Species lake trout, brown trout, rainbow trout, bass, pan fish
Water Temperature cold
Fishing Method boat or shore
Water/Flow Level Call Bureau of Reclamation for level

Ice Fishing

Fish Species brown, rainbow, lake trout, bass, pan fish
Water/Flow Level fluctuates


The Jenney Gulch Picnic Area has three picnic sites. 

No. of Sites 3
No. of Accessible sites 0

Boating - Non-Motorized

Fuel availability Marina
Water/Flow Level fluctuates

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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