Feb. 18 is the first day to make camping reservations for May 19, arrival – the State Parks’ Open House Weekend, traditional kick-off to the summer season.
Snowmobile trails open Thursday, Dec. 15. Officials in the Black Hills say the majority of trails are in fair to good condition with a few thin spots.
This free event is open to hunters ages 12-15. There will be an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 6, at the Ramkota in Pierre.
The statewide mountain lion hunting season runs year-round and has no harvest limits. The season is open to residents only.
South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) would like to remind resident hunters of unique opportunities that could exist later this winter.
When individuals shoot a furbearer in a trap thinking they are assisting the trapper; they oftentimes destroy valuable pelts which can lead to conflicts.
The event allows participants to tour the Stavenger Church, Shay/Adams House and Lamont Country School which will be decorated for the Christmas season.
South Dakota State Park campgrounds will host trick-or-treaters for special events this Halloween season, such as trick-or-treat trails or Halloween hikes
Cities and towns rolled out the orange carpet to pheasant hunters for the traditional pheasant season opener.
For the third consecutive year, Pheasants Forever and Pepsi-Cola of Mitchell are teaming for conservation by renewing the “Take It Outside” program.
Pheasants Forever, joined by Governor Dennis Daugaard, will make a major announcement regarding the organization’s presence in South Dakota occurring in 2018.
The South Dakota Public Hunting Atlas and Hunting Handbook are “must haves” for anyone spending time in this state’s outdoors.
There are still openings for women who want to take part in the annual Becoming an Outdoors Woman weekend. This year’s event will be Sept. 9-11 at Outlaw Ranch near Custer, South Dakota.
Recognizing the importance of wildlife habitat conservation which supports South Dakota’s economy and status as “The Pheasant Capital of the World,” South Dakota Tourism has renewed sponsorship.
Officially titled as the Mid-Dakota Chapter of Pheasants Forever, local volunteers are focusing on wildlife habitat conservation efforts in Brule County.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission changed the utilization of free antlerless deer licenses available to landowners.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission has finalized the 2016 West River deer hunting season.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission increased the number of East River deer hunting licenses for 2016. There will be 4,220 fewer one-tag licenses, 5,075 more two-tag licenses…..
Deer hunters will have 400 more resident and 32 more nonresident antlerless whitetail deer hunting licenses for the 2016 Black Hills deer hunting season.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission proposed a clean-up in rule changes to a number of items related to the operation of state parks, recreation areas and game production…..
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission proposed to re-open the sage grouse hunting season at their June meeting.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission proposed to dissolve the West River prairie unit and offer 105 fewer one-tag licenses for the 2016 fall turkey hunting season.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission opened more of the state for deer hunters to harvest antlerless whitetail deer during the archery season.
On June 3-5, Fort Sisseton will host its historical festival. The annual event expects a large turnout; previous years have brought in more than 15,000 visitors.
The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) statistics reveal 150,037 pheasant hunters spent over $170.1 million dollars in the state in 2015.