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The Blood Run Nature Area

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Educational and nice

We just happened to see this in a brochure and decided to drive out there. Educational and... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
Yankton, South Dakota
Good Earth( Blood run) State Park is Fabulous

Located South and East of Sioux Falls at the Iowa Border. Visitors center is NEW. Starts with a 10... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2018
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

We just happened to see this in a brochure and decided to drive out there. Educational and Beautiful. There are trails to walk the sites.

Thank yanktongal
Reviewed July 15, 2018

Located South and East of Sioux Falls at the Iowa Border. Visitors center is NEW. Starts with a 10 minute movie about the history of the area. Museum is filled with items from 10,000 Indians who lived there centuries ago. There is a hiking trail...More

1  Thank malbeclady
Reviewed December 6, 2017

We visited Blood Run with our godchild. I have to go back this spring and summer and walk the paths. It is such a beautiful area

Thank Dakotagirl777
Reviewed October 11, 2017

We took our grandkids to the nature area and it was very pretty and informational. there were many different plants, flowers and trees with historic info on the. we learned a lot about the history of the area and people who lived here. we also...More

Thank Stevef6262
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This is a nice quiet walking area. not much there but paths, trees, grass. now they put up the discovery building which is nice but once you been threw I probby won't go threw again for another year.

Thank ColleenD1247
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Our first time at Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, and we completely fell in love with the area. The visitor's center has a wonderful display of the history of the area, plus actual artifacts from archeological digs. The replica of a hide-covered dwelling...More

1  Thank LauriH44
Reviewed July 28, 2017

There are multiple trails you can take depending on how much time you want to spend outdoors. There is much to see here from wildlife, to the Big Sioux river and so much more. It is very peaceful and a great place to visit. Unfortunately...More

Thank DJ605
Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a pretty place to take the dogs and go for a little hike in nature. This was exactly what we wanted. Only saw a couple other people hiking so its not over populated. You can do a short hike or keep...More

Thank susanskyy
Reviewed July 12, 2017

This is now Good Earth State Park and has a wonderful new visitor center that has much more than I expected! Great full-size replica of a native bison hide dwelling based on findings in the archaeological digs on the site. Beautiful murals on the walls...More

1  Thank Norma B
Reviewed June 9, 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend. Easy trails surrounding you in nature. A hidden gem on the plains. You almost forget your in South Dakota. All the new trails are open!

Thank Lindsey B
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