Oakwood Lakes State Park

Map of TRACK Trail at Oakwood Lakes State Park

The Oakwood Lakes State Park TRACK Trail adventures are for use on the park’s Tetonkaha Trail, a 0.8 mile hike around Scout Island.

Enjoy up-close views of lakes which were carved out of the Earth’s surface by glaciers thousands of years ago.

Nestled among eight connecting glacial lakes, this park provides a never-ending variety of activities throughout the year, from hiking and swimming, to ice fishing and cross-country skiing. Shaded campgrounds and picnic areas complement the park's excellent swimming and boating facilities.

Track an adventure here
Collectible Sticker for Oakwood Lakes

Location Details

Recreational Features: Disc Golf, Canoe / Kayak, Camping, Picnic Tables, Fishing, Interpretive Programs, Birding, Playground
Amenities: Restrooms, Lodging Cabins
ADA Compliant: No
Seasonality: Open all year

Adventures for Oakwood Lakes State Park

Nature's Hide and Seek brochure
Hiking

Hide and Seek: Oakwood Lakes

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
0.80
The Nature's Hide & Seek brochure is designed so that kids of all ages can walk along the trail and discover common things that are often overlooked in nature. Some of them are hard to find, others are easy. Best of all, the adventure never ends because every time you walk the trail you will discover new things hiding in nature.
Birds of South Dakota brochure
Hiking

Birds of South Dakota: Oakwood Lakes

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
0.80
The Birds of the South Dakota brochure shows kids where to look for different birds along the trail. The brochure contains illustrations of some of the more common woodland birds and information on how to identify them through various clues.
Bug Out brochure
Hiking

Bug Out: Oakwood Lakes

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
0.80
The "Bug Out" brochure is an investigation into the creepy crawlies of the forest. This adventure will help kids learn how to tell the difference between insects, spiders and other arthropods... as well as identify some of the more common bugs along the trail.
Need for Trees brochure
Hiking

Need for Trees: Oakwood Lakes

Difficulty:
Easy
Trail length:
0.80
By following the picture and text clues found in "The Need for Trees" brochure, kids will discover six of the more common trees found along the trail. During their adventure, kids will learn about the need that people and other animals have for trees and about the roles trees play in the forest.

Directions

20247 Oakwood Drive
Bruce, SD SD 57220
Latitude: 44.454138900000
Longitude: -96.994130600000

Partners

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 Oakwood Lakes State Park TRACK Trail is made possible through a partnership between between the Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation's Kids in Parks program and the South Dakota State Parks Department,