Water Skiing

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


Kayaking day on the waters of Pactola lake

is both tranquil and refreshing. 

Boats & Pontoons

Speed Boats, Ski Boats, Sail Boats, Fish Boats

Scuba Diving

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

Bicycling & Hiking

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

Pactola Point, Day Use Area,

Swimming, Picnic Area

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

Campsite $26/night , Pet $2/night

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.

Cliff Diving

Famous Jenny Gulch & Alcatraz Cliff Diving

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.