• An explosion of light as the sun strikes the waters of the Missouri National Recreational River


    National Recreational River SD,NE

Plan A Field Trip

What's Available
You can arrange for a ranger to meet your class at Yankton's Riverside Park for an interactive talk on the Missouri National Recreational River, Yankton history, and a walk on the historic Meridian Bridge. Contact the park at 605-665-0209 or e-mail.

Did You Know?

Steamboat Yellow Stone

The "Yellow Stone," a steamboat belonging the John Jacob Astor's American Fur Company, was the first steamship to ascend the "Big Muddy" into what would become the Dakota Territory and eventually the present-day Dakotas and Montana. More...