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South Dakota State Parks to Host Outdoor Activities August 11

PIERRE, S.D. – South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) is hosting events this Saturday for kids and adults alike. The events offer a variety of opportunities to spend time outdoors.

RiverKid Sprint Triathlon, Farm Island Recreation Area, Pierre, 8:30 a.m. CT. Info: 605.773.2885

Steady Ed Memorial Disc Golf Tournament, Oahe Downstream Recreation Area, Fort Pierre, 9 a.m. CT. Info: 605.223.7722

What Good are Butterflies?, North Point Recreation Area, Lake Andes, 10 a.m. CT. Info: 605.487.7046

Adams Homestead Celebration, Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve, North Sioux City, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. CT. Info: 605.232.0873

Dutch Oven Cookoff, Farm Island Recreation Area, Pierre, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. CT. Info: 605.773.2885

Frogs!, Oakwood Lakes State Park, Bruce, 2 p.m. CT. Info: 605.627.5441

Halloween at the Ranch, Pierson Ranch Recreation Area, Yankton, 6:30 p.m. CT. Info: 605.668.2985

Street Masters Car Show and Ice Cream Social, Oahe Downstream Recreation Area, Fort Pierre, 7:30 CT. Info: 605.223.7722

Meteor Shower Night Hike, Lake Poinsett Recreation Area, Arlington, 8:30 p.m. CT. Info: 605.983.5085

Meteor and Star Party, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run, Sioux Falls, 10 p.m. CT. Info: 605.213.1036

Perseid Meteor Shower and Star Party, Palisades State Park, Garretson, 10 p.m. CT. Info: 605.594.3824

All events are free with park entrance license; however, there are registration fees for the triathlon and disc golf tournament.

For more information on activities in South Dakota state parks, visit gfp.sd.gov, contact the individual park office or call 605.773.3391.