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Pactola Point Picnic Area


Pactola Lake

The Pactola Point Picnic Area has ten picnic sites. Restroom facilities are available. The 10 picnic sites are located among large, scattered ponderosa pines.

At a Glance

Rentals & Guides: Boat rental at Pactola Pines Marina
Area Amenities: Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees $6/vehicle/day
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Rapid City
Water: No
Restroom: No
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


To access Pactola Point Picnic Area from Rapid City, travel west on State Highway 44 for approximately 15 miles. Turn left or south on 385. Travel 2 miles, crossing Pactola Dam, to reach Custer Gulch Road. Turn right or west onto Custer Gulch Road, and travel 1 mile to the beach. Turn right. 


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The Pactola Point Picnic Area has ten picnic sites.

No. of Sites2
No. of Accessible sites0


Picnic tables
Toilets 1 Outhouse