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


    National Recreational River SD,NE


There are no motels or rental cabins within Missouri National Recreational River. Communities and partners surrounding the national park offer a wide choice of accommodations including motels, cabins, beds and breakfasts, and campgrounds.

39 Mile Reach (Fort Randall Dam to Running Water, SD)
A wide variety of accommodations can be found in these gateway communities. (Click on the town name for more information)
Springfield, SD
Niobrara, NE

59 Mile Reach (Gavins Point Dam to Ponca, NE)
Yankton, SD
Vermillion, SD
Ponca, NE

State Park Cabins
Cabins are available in both:

Cabins are also available in:

Lewis and Clark Resort (605/665-2680) is located within the Lewis and Clark State Recreation Area (SD).

Click here for more information about the hundreds of campsites around the Missouri National Recreational River

For more information about accommodations please contact

National Park Service employees are prohibited from providing recommendations regarding lodging.

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...