10 Beautiful South Dakota Lakes With A Magical Aura About Them

Being lakeside is one of my favorite things, and there are plenty of beautiful lakes in South Dakota that are perfect for just that. Whether you enjoy a stroll on the sandy beaches or prefer to be in or on the water, these 10 lakes in our state are both scenic and fun. The best time to be at one of these lakes is at dusk after a full day of fun. They truly have a magical way about them then.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

What is your favorite lake in South Dakota? Do you have any lake plans for this winter? I know a lot of people are getting excited for ice fishing in the coming months!

South Dakota has many more beautiful places hidden in various locations across the state. Check out the most jaw-dropping places in South Dakota for some of the best of the best.