Getting a camping spot at one of the state parks in South Dakota might be a tall order at this time. But you can still enjoy one of the family activities happening at a few of them Memorial Day weekend.

  • Nature Olympics, Pierson Ranch Recreation Area near Yankton. Saturday, May 23, 10 a.m. CT. Info: 605.668.2985
  • Kids' Fishing Derby, Lake Poinsett Recreation Area near Arlington. Saturday, May 23, 10 a.m. CT. Info: 605.983.5085
  • Riddle Hike, Good Earth State Park at Blood Run near Sioux Falls. Saturday, May 23, 11 a.m. CT. Info: 605.987.2263
  • Minute to Win It in Nature, Big Sioux Recreation Area near Brandon. Saturday, May 23, 2 p.m. CT. Info: 605.582.7243
  • Family Fun Amazing Race, Newton Hills State Park near Canton. Saturday, May 23, 2 p.m. CT. Info: 605.987.2263
  • Walk the Fort, Randall Creek Recreation Area near Pickstown. Sunday, May 24, 1:30 p.m. CT. Info: 605.487.7046
  • Wishard Memorial Disc Golf Tournament, Oahe Downstream Recreation Area near Fort Pierre. Saturday, May 23, 10 a.m. CT. Info: 605.223.7722

If you partake in any of the activities you will need to pay for park entrance, but all of the activities are free with the exception of the Wishard Disc Golf Tournament.