There's Something Incredible About These 6 Rivers In South Dakota
Of all the stunning beauty our state has to offer, these rivers in South Dakota stand out as some of the state’s finest features. With more shoreline than the state of Florida, South Dakota’s endless miles of rivers will take your breath away.
1. The Big Sioux River.
A flowing tributary of the Missouri River, the Big Sioux runs right through Sioux Falls in Eastern South Dakota. These stunning waterfalls created by the Big Sioux are located in the heart of downtown Sioux Falls. They can be enjoyed year round at Falls Park.
2. The Missouri River.
The United States' longest river, the Missouri, runs straight through the center of South Dakota, neatly making the "east river" and "west river" division.
3. The Cheyenne River.
This river takes its name from the Cheyenne people who used to live in the area. Part of the charm of this river is that it flows into the stunning Lake Oahe. Surrounded by scenery like this, what's not to love?
4. The James River.
Other than the Missouri River, the James River is the only river that runs across the entire state of South Dakota.
5. The Moreau River.
The Moreau River is the perfect place to take the family for a weekend fishing trip. Or take the kayak out for a spin. This river provides just the right pace for a relaxing getaway.
6. The Belle Fourche River.
With a name that literally means "beautiful fork", this is one you really don't want to miss out on.
All these gorgeous rivers have us aching for summer. What rivers will you be visiting this summer? Which river in South Dakota is your favorite?
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