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South Dakota State Parks to Host Halloween Events

Monday, October 24, 2016 10:41
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PIERRE, S.D. –-( Several campgrounds will host trick-or-treaters for special events this Halloween season.

Make plans to attend any of the following Halloween activities:

  • Halloween Hike at Custer State Park, Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29, 5:30 to 8 p.m. MDT at the Peter Norbeck Outdoor Education Center. Hikes depart every 15 minutes. Reservations required. For reservations, call 605-255-4515.
  • Trick-or-Treat Trails at Big Sioux Recreation Area near Brandon, Saturday, Oct. 29, 5-8 p.m. CT.
  • Fright Night at Richmond Lake Recreation Area near Aberdeen, Saturday, Oct. 29, 3-8 p.m. CT.
  • Mortimer’s Monstrous Halloween Event at Oakwood Lakes State Park near Bruce, Saturday, Oct. 29, 5:30-8:30 p.m. CT.
  • Creative Kids Batty Halloween Painting Party at 10 a.m. CT and Creative Spirits Celtic Design Painting Party at 1 p.m. at Lewis and Clark Recreation Area near Yankton, Saturday, Oct. 29. Register by calling 605-668-2985. Cost is $25 per person.
  • Trick-or-Treat Trails at LaFramboise Island Nature Area in Pierre, Sunday, Oct. 30, 4-7 p.m. CT.

There is no cost to participate in any of the other events, besides the Painting Parties. A park entrance license is required where applicable.

Participants should wear comfortable hiking shoes and dress for the weather. Children must be accompanied by adults. Costumes are encouraged for the hikes but not required.

Reservations for campsites, camping cabins and group lodges can be made online at or by calling 1-800-710-2267

For more information on the state parks or to see a calendar of upcoming events, visit or call 650-733-3391.

About The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (SDGFP):

The purpose of the Department of Game, Fish and Parks is to perpetuate, conserve, manage, protect, and enhance South Dakota’s wildlife resources, parks, and outdoor recreational opportunities for the use, benefit, and enjoyment of the people of this state and its visitors, and to give the highest priority to the welfare of this state’s wildlife and parks, and their environment, in planning and decisions.

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