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The SD Missouri River Tourism office is located in the Oahe Dam Visitor Center.

We invite you to stop by to learn more about the Missouri River region. Our staff would love to share their knowledge with you and give you some recommendations for your trip.


Exterior of Oahe Dam Visitor Center
Oahe Dam
Visitor Center

Oahe Dam Visitor Center

While at the Visitor Center you can learn how the dam was constructed and browse old photos from President John F Kennedy's visit to commemorate the completion of the dam. The Corps of Engineers gives free public tours during the summer season, running from May on Memorial Day to September, ending on Labor Day. There is one tour per day at 1 PM Central Time, Wednesday through Saturday. Tour availability sometimes changes, so call ahead at (888) 386-4617 to confirm.


Exterior of the Oahe Dam Visitor Center.
Lewis and Clarke’s
Journey

Lewis and Clarke’s Journey

The Visitor Center holds a wealth of information surrounding Lewis and Clarke’s journey through South Dakota, with detailed maps of their route and the historical sites lining it. The Center is also a hub of Native American culture tourism and history. We partner with many Native organizations to bring events and destinations to visitors’ attention.


Oahe Chapel.
Historic
Oahe Chapel

Historic Oahe Chapel

The historic Oahe Chapel sits next to the Visitor Center and is available to tour and to rent for weddings and other events. Come into the Visitor Center to ask for the Chapel key and information.


Indigenous people dancing at local ceremony.
Visitor
Information

Visitor Information

From state and local maps, campsite options, attraction brochures, wildlife, hunting and fishing information, and more, you’ll be ready to see everything the Missouri River region has to offer.

Aerial view of Missouri River

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