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James River

Boat on James River
Have a leisurely day of fishing or hunting along the James River. Just blocks from downtown, unbelievable fishing awaits the interested angler at Third Street Dam. Anglers can fish from shore or launch a boat at the ramp. Fishermen have caught many species of fish, including the popular walleye, cat fish, northern pike, and crappie, as well as muskellunge, American Eel, short-nose gar, gizzard shad, freshwater drum and paddle fish on the river.

Lake Byron

This lake offers premium recreational opportunities and has been one of the top producers of trophy walleye in the state! Located 15 miles northeast of Huron, this lake provides excellent fishing for walleye, perch, crappie, pike and bullhead. Lake Byron is also a premium site for water skiing, boating and camping and many residents of Huron call this lake their home.

Public Pool

Located at 25 Jersey Avenue NE, this 50 meter Olympic size pool has a waterslide, two diving boards, a baby pool with mushroom spray, concessions and small playground. The pool is also home of the Huron Wobbegongs Swim Team. The entire family will enjoy an outing at the pool.  Click Here for more information or contact the Parks & Recreation office at (605) 353-8533.

The Heartland Snowmobile Trail

For the winter outdoorsmen, the Huron area offers 73 miles of groomed snowmobile trails which extends way beyond its borders as it connects with other trail systems throughout the state. Depending on your location, the trail runs west of Iroquois to Huron, cuts over to Hwy 37 and travels to Hwy 34. From there, you travel west on Hwy 34 for Hwy 281 where you go north to the Alpena Road. Turn east and back to Hwy 37. The trails are groomed regularly pending snow conditions. The Great Plains Snow Trailers is a snowmobile club that conducts several club rides and poker runs annually. For information on the snowmobile club or trail system, contact Steve Broer at (605) 352-4170.

Bergman Community Activity Center

The Activity Center is a great place to host church activities, birthday parties, graduation parties, or family gatherings. It offers a large array of activities including indoor soccer, ice skating and basketball; however, it is most widely known as home of the Huron All Stars Hockey Teams. During the winter season, hundreds of youth participate in the Huron Hockey Association hockey season. The facility also offers open skating as well as ice shows throughout the winter months. Cross-country skis can be rented for a day or weekend rate. Call (605) 353-8533 for more information about the facility or rental fees.

Ravine Lake

Fishing
Ravine Lake is located at 800 Easy Street right in Huron and is stocked with crappie, catfish, pike, walleye, and bullheads. You can fish from shore at the exciting Ravine Lake Park or a handicapped accessible fishing dock is available as well. The area has been developed with shelters, picnic tables, benches, sand beach, handicap accessible fishing nodes, miniature-golf, and water based concessions with paddle boats, bumper boats, and inner tubes. The picnic shelters may be reserved for special events, and the southwest shelter has a mini-kitchen available for use. The gazebo on Ravine Lake Island can also be reserved for weddings and other special occasions. For further information or to make reservations please call us at 353-8533. A paved walking trail surrounds the lake and is marked every quarter mile so people can keep track of the distance they have traveled. Approximate trail length is 4600 ft / .87 mile.

Huron Trap Range

20750 397th Avenue
Huron, SD 57350
The Huron Trap Range located southwest of Huron is Home of the Big Gun. This range is as modern as any in the area. With five fields of shoot area that are all equipped with pat traps and voice activated release, you are sure to enjoy your time there. The trap range club house is also equipped to handle most events. Call (605) 352-1300 for more information.
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