Map of bike paths / walking paths in the Yankton area


Recreational trails for walking, running and cycling in Yankton, South Dakota

Yankton, South Dakota map area

Yankton, South Dakota

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Auld-Brokaw Trail

Deer Boulevard Trail

Fantle Memorial Park Trail

Lewis & Clark Recreation Area Trail

Missouri River Pedestrian Bridge Trail

Pierson Ranch Recreation Area Trail

Riverside Park Trail

W. 8th Street Trail


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Sioux City, IA

Yankton is located along the border of South Dakota and Nebraska along the Missouri River. It is situated just east of Lewis and Clark Lake. It is an 85 mile drive southwest of Souix Falls and a 62 mile drive northwest of Sioux City, Iowa.

Within Yankton, there is the Auld-Brokaw Trail, a system of paved recreational trails along Marne Creek that wanders through the entire community. There is also a paved walking path through Riverside Park on the south side of town along the Missouri River. Additionally there is a pedestrian bridge that allows you to cross the Missouri River. You can connect with the bridge from the south end of Walnut Street.

Auld-Brokaw Trail

The Auld-Brokaw Trail is a 50-acre linear park and trail system along Marne Creek. This greenbelt wanders through the heart of Yankton, allowing for residents and visitors to get some healthy exercise, on bike or walking, away from streets and traffic. The 5-mile long paved trail system connects to trails in Riverside Park as well. The trail is named after the news reporter Tom Brokaw, who has made generous donations toward the construction of the pathway.

The north end of the Auld-Brokaw Trail is located at W. 21st Street, just east of Summit Street. There is another branch of the trail that ends at Broadway Street, just south of W. 21st Street. For the most part, the route of the trail wanders through the neighborhoods to the south of W. 8th Street. There are underpasses for most of the major street crossings. The south end of the trail is at Riverside Park, near the south end of Levee Street.

Lewis and Clark Recreation Area

The Lewis and Clark Recreation Area is located 3 miles west of Yankton. The park has a camping, fishing, boating, horseback riding, picnic areas, a beach and marina. It also has a system of paved recreational trails for bike riding and walking that extends for 3.5 miles along the northeast shore of Lewis and Clark Lake.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the communities and trails mentioned in this article.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in South Dakota

Here is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of South Dakota.