Melting glacial ice formed this 1,350-acre lake thousands of years ago. Lake Herman State Park offers more than 3 miles of hiking trails with spectacular views of Lake Herman and historical features such as Herman Luce cabin.
Observe wildlife in native oak woodlands and prairie grasses which are inhabited by a variety of bids and animals. Camping, boating, fishing, and cross country skiing are favorite activities at the park.
Adventures for Lake Herman State Park
Nature's Hide & SeekDifficulty:
Lake Herman: The Need for TreesDifficulty:
Birds of South DakotaDifficulty:
The TRACK Trail program is sponsored by the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation, the Blue Ridge Parkway, and the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Foundation.
The Lake Herman State Park TRACK Trail was made possible through a partnership formed between the Kids in Parks program and South Dakota State Parks.