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


    National Recreational River SD,NE

Our Staff & Offices

MNRR office

MNRR Headquarters in Yankton, South Dakota

NPS photo

All park operations are based at the headquarters building in Yankton, South Dakota.

Headquarters Address:
508 E 2nd Street
Yankton, SD 57078

Telephone (Staff Inquiries/Visitor Info):


Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The office is closed on federal holidays.

MNRR Staff
The overall management of Missouri National Recreational River (MNRR) is the responsibility of the superintendent. Park staff is divided into three divisions or disciplines:

  • Administration
  • Interpretation & Education
  • Resource Management & Maintenance

Rick Clark

Chief Administrative Officer
Laurie Wise

Administrative Assistant
Heidi Eckel

John Macy

Lisa Yager

Biological Science Technician
Brian Korman

Chief of Interpretation, Education & Outreach
Chris Wilkinson

Park Ranger Interpretation
Dugan Smith

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Liaison
Carol Hale
Fax: 605-665-4183

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