Boating in the Black Hills
Between Black Hills National Forest and the surrounding National and State Parks, a mountain lake, reservoir or river is waiting for your self-propelled or motoring watercraft.
Creeks and Rivers: Battle, Beaver, Castle, French, Iron, Spring, Rapid, and Spearfish Creeks; the Belle Fourche, Cheyenne, and Redwater Rivers
Lakes: Angostura, Pactola, Sheridan, Deerfield, Keyhole, Belle Fourche (Orman), Stockade, Sylvan, Legion, Lakota, Center, Horsethief, Bismarck, Dalton, Iron Creek, Mirror, Roubaix, Bear Butte, and Canyon
No Wake Boating Only: Deerfield, Horsethief, and Bismarck Lakes
Boating, Personal Watercraft, Water Skiing, and Sailing: Pactola, Sheridan, Angostura, Keyhole, Orman
Contact the South Dakota Game, Fish, and Parks Department or the Wyoming Game and Fish Department for individual state regulations and licensing information.