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Lake Poinsett Recreation Area

45617 S. Poinsett Drive
Arlington, SD 57212

605-983-5085

One of the largest lakes in the state, Lake Poinsett was named after Joel Poinsett who served as U.S. Secretary of War. He was instrumental in promoting the expedition of Joseph Nicollet and John Fremont who first explored the region in 1838. The party camped on the north side of Lake Poinsett. Today, the lakeshore still provides excellent camping opportunities, as well as many other recreational activities.

Activities:

Basketball
Boating
Camping
Disc Golf
Fishing
Hiking
Horseshoes
Paddleboarding
Swimming
Volleyball

Amenities:

Beach
Boat Ramp
Campground
Camping cabins
Drinking water
Dump station
Electric campsites
Fish cleaning station
Fishing pole checkout
Flush toilets/showers
Game checkout
Picnic Shelter
Playground
Ski beach
Vault toilets
Visitor Center

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