Let's get Mom out of the house this weekend to enjoy Mother's Day in the great outdoors! Here in South Dakota all State Parks and recreation areas will be waiving entrance fees.

With over 50 State Parks you will enjoy a wide variety of scenic landscapes, hills, lakes, campsites, and hiking trails. For the most part, there may be one right out your backdoor.

South Dakota is also celebrating National Travel and Tourism Week. Throughout the state find many events that not only Mom can take part in but the entire family.

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If it's a relaxing setting you're looking for near Sioux Falls I suggest Good Earth State Park. On Mother's Day, the Hegg Brothers will headline the Outdoor Concert Series at the amphitheater beginning at 4:00 PM. Plus, food trucks. The entire concert series is listed here.


Need to make camping reservations for Memorial Day weekend and Fourth of July? Better hurry. Sites are filling up fast.

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[WARNING: Under no circumstances should you enter private or abandoned property. By doing so you risk bodily harm and/or prosecution for trespassing.]

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