Greening Vermillion

Vermillion, SD 57069

PO Box 146

605.659.1889

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Our Favorite Places

Spirit Mound

www.spiritmound.com

5 miles north of Vermillion, along SD Highway 19

Native Americans discovered it, Lewis & Clark documented it, and today they're building prairies on it. Go visit!

 

Clay County Park

southeastsouthdakota.com/where-to-stay/area-campgrounds/vermillion/clay-county-park

4 miles southwest of Vermillion off SD Highway 50 and Timber Road--along the Missouri River.

Includes campgrounds, trails, boat ramp, and picnic shelters.

Mulberry Bend Overlook

nps.gov/mnrr/planyourvisit/mulberry-bend-overlook.htm

From Vermillion, take SD Highway 19, cross the Vermillion/Newcastle Bridge, and take the first left turn.

Dramatic views of the Missouri National Recreational River, trail, boat launch, and primitive camping.

North Alabama Bend

http://www.nwo.usace.army.mil/Media/News-Releases/Article/487087/public-meeting-scheduled-for-north-alabama-bend-conceptual-site-plan-development/

1.3 miles south of Timber Road along SD Highway 19. The federal site is situated within the 59-mile segment of the Missouri National Recreational River and consists of approximately 546 acres of undeveloped land. Explore the area--it's your land.

 

Missouri National Recreational River Water Trail

mri.usd.edu/watertrail/index.html

This water trail for canoes and kayaks comprises some of the last remaining natural stretches of America's longest river. Camping allowed.