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neat place to stop, right off highway 11

coming up highway 11? real near the highway nice place to stop for a few hours or camp overnight... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
Bud J
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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Dam!

Neat dam and sweet view of river. Not sure of camping facilities we just stopped in to see the dam... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2016
Craig M
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Lester Prairie, Minnesota
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6 Sep 2017
“Pretty but not much to do”
5 Jul 2017
“ Nothing open”
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Enjoy quartzite rock formations along Split Rock River and interesting architecture of the WPA featuring a dam with waterfall, bathhouse, bridges and rock wall with flower garden. The quartzite used in the structures was hand quarried locally...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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5th Street and Park Road, Garretson, SD 57030
Website
+1 605-594-2225
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

It was nice to stop and stare at the dam for a while, but we didn't do much else. We did see they offered pontoon rides, but we didn't have the time. We camped at Palisades State Park, but we would consider staying here next...More

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Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

It was pretty but there was nothing open. We had a picnic lunch by the dam which is really pretty. We were hoping to see the cave but with the holiday they weren't open.

Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 31 March 2017

great time!! we took the pontoon boat ride. Very entertaining, knowledgeable captain of the boat. He knew all the sights along the way, and explained everything. Made it fun with questions and funny antedotes.

1  Thank Larry G
Reviewed 19 January 2017

coming up highway 11? real near the highway nice place to stop for a few hours or camp overnight real quite beautiful spot to take a break, visit a neat little town while there you can walk down town

1  Thank Bud J
Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Neat dam and sweet view of river. Not sure of camping facilities we just stopped in to see the dam and area, there were many campers so must be a good place.

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 22 June 2016

We stopped here after visiting Palisades State Park. The park is nice to drive through but not much to see or do if you don't camp. The Jesse James Pontoon Rides look like fun but you have to call ahead for reservations which we might...More

Thank Rick B
Reviewed 2 June 2016

Located just out of Garretson, 9 miles N of I90. Full grass camping area for smaller RVs and tents. Some Electric and water faucets. Lots of Picnic area, and Pit Toilets. Located on the Split Rock creek, next to the 10 foot overflow dam, with...More

2  Thank Cynthia W
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