South Dakota Fall October 13, 2018
by Annie The Best Place To Enjoy A South Dakota Fall Is From Atop This 80-Foot Wooden Tower
Fall is in full bloom here in the Mount Rushmore State and if you want to get out and enjoy it, now is the time to do so! While looking up at the colorful trees is beautiful, there is an even better way to enjoy them, which is from atop this 80-foot-tall South Dakota tower:
Located in Sisseton is the larger-than-life Joseph N. Nicollet Tower and Interpretive Center; a nearly 100-foot-tall tower that allows you to see 3 different states at once!
Named for French explorer and mapmaker Joseph N. Nicollet (pictured), the area is not only stunning but historically significant in that it marks a spot from Nicollet's 1830's Coteau Des Prairies expedition.
Open May through October, the tower was built and dedicated in 1992 and has become a state go-to for not only its history but...
...jaw-dropping views from the top!
Can you imagine enjoying the fall foliage from high above the trees? We sure can!
In addition to the tower, the area is also home to the Nicollett Interpretive Center, which has artwork, maps, and video presentations.
The Joseph N. Nicollet Tower and Interpretive Center is located at 45352 SD Hwy. 10 in Sisseton and is open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sundays from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Visit soon before they close for the year!
Before you visit the tower, be sure to
Take This Gorgeous Fall Foliage Road Trip To See South Dakota Like Never Before.
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