Nature March 23, 2017
The Gorgeous South Dakota Lake That’s Picture Perfect For A Day Trip
If you’re looking for a great place to plan your next day trip, consider Lake Poinsett Recreation Area. There’s something for everyone at this beautiful place – check it out!
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Lake Poinsett Recreation Area has so many activities - there's something for everyone.
There are plenty of cool shade trees and grass.
It's a great place for families to gather together for fun and bonding.
Play a round or two of disc golf.
Enjoy a rousing game of beach volleyball.
Fish from the shore...
...or take your boat out on the lake. Lake Poinsett has walleye, bass, perch, northern pike and bullheads.
The fish cleaning station comes in handy after you land that big fish and want to cook it up for dinner.
And of course, you can enjoy waterskiing and playing on personal watercraft.
Take a stroll along the Poinsett Potpourri Trail.
The one-mile trail takes you through a wooded area, across a grassy meadow and along the swimming beach.
Stay overnight at the campground.
The campground has 108 RV sites with full or partial shade, plus another 4 tent sites.
for a photo and specific information about every campsite.
Or choose one of the three rustic cabins.
Cabins sleep 4-5 people and have electricity, heating and air conditioning.
The cost for cabins is just $40-$50 per night. You'll need to reserve your cabin in advance.
for more information.
You can't beat the sunsets here.
Once you witness this beauty, you'll never want to leave.
You'll find Lake Poinsett Recreation Area at 45617 S. Poinsett Drive in Arlington.
Have you ever camped or fished at Lake Poinsett? Tell us about it!
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