West Pollock Recreation Area

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West Pollock Recreation Area

South Dakota

(605) 845-7112

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Overview

Anglers enjoy this recreation area as a prime location to stay when fishing for walleyes and an abundance of other Lake Oahe fish. The boat ramp provides easy access to the water. In the fall, pheasant, grouse, and waterfowl hunters come to camp. West Pollock is one of the South Dakota state parks along the Lewis and Clark Trail. The town of Pollock and the recreation area are both named after a pioneer lay minister and respected citizen of the area, R.Y. Pollock.

Map of West Pollock Rec. Area (SD)

Latitude, Longitude: 45.522767, -100.386549

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Activities

  • Boating

    A boat ramp provides access to Lake Oahe.

  • Camping

    There are 29 campsites, available on a first come, first-served basis.

  • Fishing

    With a license, visitors can catch walleye, smallmouth bass, white bass, northern pike, and perch. There is a fish cleaning station.

Seasonality/Weather

The park is open year-round, but is best suited for use during warmer months of the year because its primary attractions are fishing and boating. In the fall, pheasant, grouse, and waterfowl hunters come to camp.

Directions

Driving

Located 3 miles SW of Pollock off SD Hwy 1804

Phone Numbers

Primary

(605) 845-7112

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