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Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve

South Dakota Park and Nature Center
Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve
Neighborhood: Outside Omaha
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Adams features miles of trails that wind through prairie, forest and along the riverbank. With over 100 species of birds, a variety of native plants and a number of different animals, visitors are immersed in nature.

Spanning 1,500 acres along the Missouri River, this area was donated to the people of South Dakota in 1984 by Mary and Maud Adams, granddaughters of original homesteader Stephen Searl Adams. They envisioned the area as a place where people, particularly youth, could enjoy the land and learn more about the natural world surrounding them. Mary and Maud wanted to give others a "place for inner renewal."

No entrance fee required.

Southeastern South Dakota: 2 miles southwest of McCook Lake, Exit 4 off I-29

Area Attractions

Spirit Mound Historic Prairie
Union Grove State Park
W.H. Over Museum
Shrine to Music
Clay County Lakeside Use Area

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Adams Homestead & Nature Preserve
272 Westshore Drive
McCook Lake, SD 57049
United States
Phone: (605) 232-0873
42° 32' 26.3832" N, 96° 31' 36.6672" W

(605) 232-0873

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