The Water Is A Brilliant Blue At Pactola Lake, A Refreshing Roadside Stop In South Dakota

If you are thinking of taking a road trip, you are in luck. South Dakota is home to some of the most incredible sights and attractions in the country, meaning you don’t have to go elsewhere to have a memorable experience. If you are planning a Mount Rushmore State staycation and road trip (or if you are from out-of-state and looking for unique ideas and suggestions), we recommend stopping at the brilliantly blue Pactola Lake:

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Did you know that Pactola Lake is not only brilliantly blue but also hiding an old ghost town within its waters? To learn more about this fascinating legend, read There’s An Underwater Ghost Town Hiding Under This Reservoir In South Dakota. Do you want to see your favorite SoDak restaurant or attraction featured on Only in South Dakota? You can nominate it here!

Address: Pactola Lake, West Pennington, SD 57702, USA