Things to Do in Pierre

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Things to Do in Pierre

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  • Jerome M
    Gary, IN1,596 contributions
    This was a very nice building to visit. As we went from the bottom to the top, you could see the majestic stairways. We were able to go in the gallery of the Senate and the House. This was a self-guided tour. The grounds of the capitol were clean and had a few statutes to see.
    Written June 25, 2022
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  • catem
    VA246 contributions
    An excellent small museum for those interested in South Dakota history. Exhibits ranged from Native Americans to the current day.
    Written November 9, 2021
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  • Dennis M
    Iowa, United States313 contributions
    Huge earthen dam and power house. If you like man over nature, mind and technology prevail, you will like this. Plus. all free. We had a picnic lunch in a nice park area near the south tailwaters. Pit toilets.
    Written May 24, 2021
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  • keithflow
    Albuquerque, NM724 contributions
    It was pretty, great concept, but no flame. Was only there about 5 minutes, that is all you really need. Just a few short steps from the Capitol Building on the lake. They need to clean out some of the debris, however.
    Written June 8, 2021
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  • Jule G
    8 contributions
    I've stopped by and brought my kids to this place a handful of times. Pierre is the mid-point of between us and other family on the other side of the state (we each live a couple hrs drive away). Each time we stop, my kids have a great time. This past Christmas season we met up with my sister and her family. The cousins had a lot of fun! I enjoyed the planetarium we saw about a year ago.
    Written July 9, 2019
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  • Pir1
    Pierre, SD70 contributions
    A remarkable man in the State's history. A banker from Yankton, McMaster went on to serve in the US Senate and then left South Dakota for work for Charles Walgreen at a bank in Dixon, Illinois until his death in 1968.
    Written January 9, 2021
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  • AZ Hiker
    Anaheim, CA5 contributions
    Biked over the causeway and rode the main trail down to the tip of the island and back again. It was easy to follow, nearly completely flat, and well maintained. My hybrid bicycle handled the terrain well. Once I completed the main trail I rode the various single track trails. Had to dismount and walk through the sandy areas near the shore's edge but still great fun! I highly recommend these trails to hike or bike. Quiet secluded beaches, great views of rolling hills in the distance and a nice mix of woods and prairie fields across the interior of the island. I'd frequent this park if I were a local.
    Written August 16, 2020
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  • kiltmaker2
    Evanston, IL14,812 contributions
    Located next to the State Capitol building and facing a small lake . One of the best attraction if you are nearby the State Capitol.
    Written July 6, 2020
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  • tacitus27
    Brookings, SD56 contributions
    Many interactive displays that would amuse and interest children while still exhibiting count less galleries to fascinate adults.
    Written July 25, 2019
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  • tacitus27
    Brookings, SD56 contributions
    Lots of interesting guns and weaponry, but the best feature of the museum were 7 enormous binders containing write ups of every South Dakotan that died in WWII. The files contain both those who died from enemy action as well as those who suffered accidents resulting in their deaths. Great place to find out about relatives or an aunt's old boyfriend.
    Written July 25, 2019
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  • Dianne B
    Cabo San Lucas, Mexico36 contributions
    Very tasty! Very friendly! Fast service! Just passing thru town. Unique little restaurant. Gave us directions to the park so that we could enjoy our meal in the outdoors by the river.
    Written August 7, 2018
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  • pktva
    Springfield, VA39 contributions
    New brewery as of April 2017, the only one in Pierre. Very nice tap room. Food is limited to popcorn, pretzels, chips. Brews were really good. Worth a try if you like craft beer.
    Written July 2, 2017
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  • Misti M
    4 contributions
    Definitely worth checking out. Bickering Brothers or Dakota Spirit Distillery is a must see local attraction. If you just want to check out how Whiskey is made or have a great conversation with the local Distiller or try any of their fabulous products (Whiskey, Vodka, Brandy or Coyote 100) stop by. We had a great time touring the facility, learning the whole process and of course trying some of the different products that they make. Ended up buying a few bottles to share with friends. I highly recommend the Whiskey.
    Written August 8, 2019
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  • CHBrooke
    Brookings, SD90 contributions
    Beautiful views to the hills on the west side of the Missouri River. Ample stadium seating for baseball games with your choice of covered seating or open to the sun. Bring your stadium chairs to the covered seating as they are concrete open seats. Concessions and bathroom facilities very nice. Hopefully your team wins and it will be a day of perfect weather! Take a walk around the adjacent Capitol Lake while your team warms up and you'll get your exercise too.
    Written June 26, 2017
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  • zragefyre
    Watertown, SD64 contributions
    We stopped in on a recommendation, and it was fantastic. The Owner happened to be In, and we talked about different cocktails, ideas, and honestly, just a super friendly staff with a hell of a story.

    Will absolutely make this place a priority to stop in next Time im in Pierre.
    Written January 25, 2020
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