- The list below includes 13 free or cheap things to do in or near Yankton, South Dakota, including 9 different types of inexpensive activities like Archery, History Museums, National & State Parks and Swimming Pool.
- From Lewis & Clark Recreation Area to Memorial Park Swimming Pool, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Yankton and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Vermillion.
One of the largest and most popular camp grounds in the region is the Lewis & Clark Recreation Area. There are over 400 paved campsites in addition to the recreational amenities of an archery range, swimming beaches, picnic shelters, and boater beaches.
The City of Yankton's Memorial Park Swimming Pool is an Olympic-size pool that features three different diving boards of varying sizes in addition to a water slide. The pool hosts a variety of activities and special events.
Featuring both indoor and outdoor archery ranges, NFAA Easton Yankton Archery Complex offers a variety of archery programs and classes to the community. The complex's HuntSAFE program is designed to teach high school students archery safety.
Located in a building that was originally constructed in 1936, the Dakota Territorial Museum has rebuilt and remodeled repeatedly over the years to accommodate its growth. The museum features artifacts and exhibits from throughout area history.
The Over W H Museum of natural and cultural history is dedicated to preserving, collecting, exhibiting, and studying artifacts pertaining to the history of South Dakota. The museum features items ranging from fossils to works of art.