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Address: Custer, SD
Activities: Fishing
Description: This South Dakota lake offers fishermen a variety of fish.

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Waterfun!

This is a nice lake. It's great for boating, water skiing, and all kinds of water fun. There's also some nice picnic areas if you have your lunch with you!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 23, 2015
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Viborg Usa
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This is a nice lake. It's great for boating, water skiing, and all kinds of water fun. There's also some nice picnic areas if you have your lunch with you!

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London
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Beautiful views, beautiful water, beautiful mountains. A great place to take a break from the crowds and enjoy a picnic.

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Kihei, Hawaii
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54 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Just stopped to take a picture, didn't participate in any activities, though. It was nice they had a pullout area to do this.

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Cary, North Carolina
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Stopped here for a picnic lunch and to do some drone flying. The park has a small play area for kids with a swing set. There are a few picnic tables scattered around. The lake doesn't get alot of traffic as far as boaters or water activities. People were fishing while we were there and theres a small dock.

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Baker, Montana
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

Managed to catch a few bass from shore which was a great surprise considering the number of boats on lake. Very pretty lake!

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Sioux City, Iowa
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3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The lake was beautiful. Upon entry we oversee a large bird of prey dive to capture fish. Park services were offering fishing opportunities to kids; a nice surprise. We hiked the stockade lake trail. It was disappointing compared to other hikes in the park, as there was too much tree cutting and the automotive noise from the highway really killed... More 

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San Jose, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Went back and forth by Stockade Lake on our way to the Minuteman Missile Site. Most beautiful area to visit. Would like to come back and camp there.

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Millington, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The lake is beautiful no matter what time of the year you are there. I love to see it in the winter with the ice fishing houses perched on the ice. You need to take the road around the lake for some wonderful views.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We just returned from a week of camping at the Custer State Oark Stockade Lake South campground. What a great little site. We had a large site that was near the shower house. The showers were clean, warm, and powerful. The campground host was super friendly and helpful. We loved the location of this campground, as it had easy access... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

An interesting historical attraction sits on the edge of this lake, a replica of the Stockade used by the first settlers (gold enthusiasts) to South Dakota. The stockade was their refuge from Indian attacks. There is also a nice hiking trail up a ridge above the lake that offers good views of the park.

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Address: Custer, SD
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer

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