Canyon Lake Park, Rapid City

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  • We went to walk around the park on our last day here (it was about 2 miles from where we were staying). But the weather decided not to cooperate and rained and the wind was terrible. We did make it to...  more »
  • This is a beautiful little lake right in town. Perfect for bike riding, day fishing or just relaxing in the grass. Great place to walk the dog or enjoy watching the grand kids play. They have 3 differ...  more »
  • This is on the western part of town as you head toward the outskirts of town on the way to Johnson Siding and Hisega. There is a place to rent a paddle boat. There is also a little gazebo. It is beaut...  more »
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  • Very well maintained, this is a great park! Beautiful scenery, good fishing, fantastic place to go for a walk or run, a nice play area for kids, and plenty of space for large groups. Just remember this park is outside in nature where there are deer, geese, and other animals and those animals are really bad at cleaning up after themselves when they poop. I just figured I would add that so people will be prepared and maybe they will stop giving lower ratings because there are water fowl and deer poop at a lake/outdoor recreation park.
  • This was the place we got married 16 years ago and my husband and I renewed our vows today where he surprised me with a 2 1/2 carat diamond and wedding band! Talk about an emotional moment for me. I've wanted a diamond for a long time. Just want expecting a 2 1/2 carat gorgeous wedding set. He is the best husband ever!
  • Really, really cool park! Beautiful. The nicest park I've been to in a long time. Several places to play and fish. Great place to take your family for the day.
  • If you don't know about it definitely check it out, a place you can go fishing kayaking even rent paddle boats oh, all right in town. Know motorized vessels including trolling motors. Also it is definitely a weed infested lake. A few years back they were going to do a special dredging while they had the lake empty doing a Spillway repair and update but unfortunately it was too wet to season and they had to scrap that plan and go with a different dredge plan after the lake was filled. Didn't seem like it had a great effect.?
  • This park has improved greatly in the last 30 years! Always beautifully maintained and so relaxing. Fun for every age...from picnics to walking and paddle boating. The fishing is good also, but the water is pretty murky from all the rain. So lucky to have such a beautiful place right in town!
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