Near Vermillion in Union County, South Dakota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Great Missouri River
Missouri National Recreational River
The Missouri River's role in the settlement of the Great Plains is celebrated in two free flowing portions that Congress set aside as Missouri National Recreational River. Unlike the dammed and channelized sections, these river segments provide opportunities to pursue outdoor activities within one of America's great historic settings.
Erected by National Park Service.
Location. 42° 47.047′ N, 96° 47.225′ W. Marker is near Vermillion, South Dakota, in Union County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Interstate 29 at milepost 26 and South Dakota Route 50. Click for map. Marker is located at Homestead Rest Area. Marker is in this post office area: Vermillion SD 57069, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Homestead Rest Area (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Rural Electric Cooperative Bruyer Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); St. Mary's Catholic Church (approx. 4.7 miles away); St. Paul Lutheran Church (approx. 5.3 miles away); Fort Brule (approx. 5.9 miles away); Richland Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 6.9 miles away); Mulberry Bend Scenic Overlook (approx. 9.6 miles away in Nebraska). Click for a list of all markers in Vermillion.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 219 times since then. Last updated on , by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.