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La Framboise Island

Flat path around island forested with cottonwoods, cedar and ash.

photo: A refuge from the wind anytime of the year. A great place to hike or mountain bike single-track trails. Photo by Rod Kranzler.

Length: 7.00 miles
Loop Trail? No
Type: Nature Trail
Agency: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

Pedestrian - Walking/Hiking/Running

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Location: rural On Framboise Island in Missouri R near downtown Pierre.
State(s): South Dakota
Counties: Hughes
Longitude: -100.36246
Latitude: 44.36095

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Description

LaFramboise Island Nature Area is a unique area along the Missouri River in the capital city, Pierre. The island is covered in trees and meadows, which are home to a variety of wildlife and bird species. Additionally, the island is mentioned in the Lewis and Clark journals as they passed through the area in 1804. Facilities include hiking and biking trails, a boat ramp, fishing dock and a picnic shelter.

Additional Details

Width: 72 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1981

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: SD State Parks - Area information

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail management:
Phil Sheffield
Park Manager
US Army Corps of Engineers
28563 Powerhouse Rd.
Pierre, SD 57501
(605) 224-5862
phillip.r.sheffield@usace.army.mil

 

Photos

A refuge from the wind anytime of the year. A great place to hike or mountain bike single-track trails. Photo by Rod Kranzler.

A refuge from the wind anytime of the year. A great place to hike or mountain bike single-track trails. Photo by Rod Kranzler.

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