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Palisades State Park, Garretson

#13 of 31 in Nature in South Dakota
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  • We walked the King and Queen Rock Trail and just past the Balancing Rock on that trail. I'm in my 50s and quite heavy but had no trouble on the trails. There are some rock steps to maneuver and areas ...  more »
  • Went there for around 2 hours in May as part of a mid-west trip. Did Balancing Rock Trail, King and Queen Rock Trail, and South Wall Trail. It was raining for part of the times. The views of the rock ...  more »
  • This is a must-go place, if you are looking to do trekking or hanging out with friends. Place is apt for outdoor photography.  more »
  • Absolutely stunning views!!! Incredible photo location! Great, although short and easy, hiking trails. Picnic areas with and without cover. One of our youth favorites is sand volleyball!
  • This is a very beautiful place. I loved the sawdust-covered trail and stone steps. Increible scenery! I look forward to returning.
  • We were impressed with the friendly staff and well kept campground and facilities. It's not a large park, but beautiful walking paths. Our kids enjoyed the two modern playgrounds.
  • Gorgeous! Plenty of rocks and cliffs to climb on and look at, good trails, nice vistas, friendly workers, and plenty of picnic tables. Definitely will be back!
  • Camp host was informative and friendly. Many natural beauties packed into this small park.