Pactola Lake

Pactola is a place to enjoy life. The lake sets within the backdrop of the Black Hills of South Dakota. Outdoor fun is in every direction.

Wild Life

A Multitude of wild animals live at Pactola, Watch out for our poisonous Rattle Snake.

Family Reunions

Group Areas Make for fun Family Celebrations,

Parties & Reunions

Cliff Diving

Famous Jenny Gulch & Alcatraz Cliff Diving

Pactola Point, Day Use Area,

Swimming, Picnic Area

Enjoy endless miles of biking & hiking in the Black Hills Area, you can start at our favorite Ospreys Trail at Pactola Lake.


Kayaking day on the waters of Pactola lake

is both tranquil and refreshing. 

Outdoor Fun

Whether you're 18 or 88, a day on the lake will make you feel like a kid. Spend a day with us, and enjoy memories for years to come.

Campsite $26/night , Pet $2/night

Scuba Diving

Clearest water in the Black Hills, Cool, Crisp, Clean water. See Diving map

Water Skiing

Skiers come from all over to enjoy the crisp clean water fun.

Boats & Pontoons

Speed Boats, Ski Boats, Sail Boats, Fish Boats

Bicycling & Hiking