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Parks Division
515 West Boulevard, Rapid City, SD  57702
(605) 394-4175 FAX: (605) 394-5307



Canyon Lake Park is located in west Rapid City at 4181 Jackson Boulevard and began as a destination park for the early residents of Rapid City. The park now provides a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities for all residents of the community. Canyon Lake Park encompasses 29 acres and includes:

  • Four picnic pavilions
  • Picnic areas
  • Playground areas
  • Leonard Swanson Memorial Pathway
  • Fishing access to Canyon Lake
  • Paddleboat rentals
  • Boat ramp
  • Lighted pathways
  • Horseshoe courts, and
  • Restrooms

Historic rock waterways constructed in the 1930's are also featured in the park.