List of lakes in South Dakota

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This is a list of lakes in South Dakota.

Name Area (acres) (hectares) Max. depth (ft) (m) County(ies) Notes
Amsden Reservoir 235 95 27 8.2 Day
Angostura Reservoir 4,612 1,866 70 21 Fall River
Antelope Lake 1,200 485 25 7.6 Day
Beaver Lake 306 124 10 3.04 Minnehaha
Beaver Lake 72 29 10 3.04 Yankton
Belle Fourche Reservoir 8,063 3,263 55 16.7 Butte
Big Stone Lake 12,610 5,103 16 4.8 Grant, Roberts Shared with Minnesota
Bitter Lake 9,900 4,010 24 7.3 Day
Blue Dog Lake 1,502 607 8 2.4 Day
Brandt Lake 1,307 529 14 4.2 Lake
Brush Lake 386 156 unknown unknown Brookings
Capitol Lake 5 2 Hughes
Cattail-Kettle Lake 2,800 1,133 unknown unknown Marshall
Cavour Lake 230 93 Beadle
Clear Lake 600 Deuel
Clear Lake 1,087 439 20 6.1 Marshall
Clear Lake 472 191 11 3.35 Minnehaha
Cold Brook Reservoir 32 13 38 11.5 Fall River
Cottonwood Lake 350 141 12 3.6 Marshall
Covell Lake 15 6.1 9 2.7 Minnehaha
Cresbard Lake 53 21 15 4.5 Faulk
Curlew Lake 136 55 22 6.7 Meade
Deerfield Reservoir 90 27.4 Pennington
Diamond Lake 256 104 12 3.65 Minnehaha
Dimock Lake 148 60 18 5.4 Hutchinson
Dry Lake 2,455 993 15 4.5 Codington
Gardner Lake 203 82 10 3.04 Harding
East 81 Lake 484 196 unknown unknown Brookings
East Oakwood Lake 928 375 9 2.7 Brookings
East Lake Vermillion 513 208 23 7 McCook Commonly known as Lake Vermillion
Elm Lake 1,209 489 34 10.3 Brown, McPherson
Enemy Swim Lake 2,146 868 26 7.9 Day
Eureka Lake 225 91 15 4.5 McPherson
Herman Park Pond 5 2 9 2.7 Lake
Horse Thief Lake Pennington Within walking distance of Mount Rushmore
Jones Lake 100.5 40.7 7.5 2.3 Hand
Kampeska Gravel Pits 30 12 21 6.4 Codington
Lacreek Lake Bennett
Lake Albert Grant
Lake Albert 3,699 1,497 Kingsbury
Lake Albert Lincoln
Lake Alice 1,116 451 12 3.6 Deuel
Lake Alvin 105 42 26 7.9 Lincoln
Lake Andes Charles Mix
Lake Byron 1,805 730 10 3.04 Beadle
Lake Campbell 1,000 400 7 2.1 Brookings, Moody
Lake Carthage 203 82 24 7.3 Miner
Lake Cochrane 355 144 28 8.53 Deuel
Lake Faulkton 115 46 20 6.1 Faulk
Lake Francis Case 102,000 41,000 140 42.6 multiple Missouri River reservoir behind Fort Randall Dam
Lake Goldsmith 288 117 9 2.7 Brookings
Lake Hanson 55 22 17 5.2 Hanson
Lake Hendricks Brookings Shared with Minnesota
Lake Henry 165 66 35 11 Bon Homme
Lake Henry 2,323 940 8 2.4 Kingsbury
Lake Herman 1,287 521 13 3.9 Lake
Lake Kampeska 5,250 2,120 16.4 5 Codington
Lake Lakota 100 40 Lincoln
Lake Louise 163 66 25 7.6 Hand
Lake Madison 2,642 1,069 16 4.8 Lake
Lake Menno 47 19 34 10.3 Hutchinson
Lake Minnewasta 601 243 14 4.2 Day
Lake Mitchell 670 270 29 8.8 Davison
Lake Nixon Union
Lake Norden 746 301 8 2.4 Hamlin
Lake Oahe 312,000 126,000 205 62 multiple Missouri River reservoir behind Oahe Dam; extends into North Dakota
Lake Platte Charles Mix
Lake Poinsett 7,886 3,191 22 6.7 Brookings, Hamlin
Lake Preston Kingsbury
Lake Saint John Hamlin
Lake Sharpe 56,884 23,020 77 23.5 multiple Missouri River reservoir behind Big Bend Dam
Lake Sinai Brookings
Lake Thompson 20,000[1] 8,090[1] 34 10.3 Kingsbury
Lake Traverse 11,200 4,500 Roberts Shared with Minnesota
Lake Whitewood 4,677 1,893 7 2.1 Kingsbury
Lake Yankton Yankton
Leola Reservoir 23 9 12 3.6 McPherson
Lewis and Clark Lake 31,000 13,000 45 13.7 Bon Homme, Yankton Shared with Nebraska
Long Lake 400 161 10 3 McPherson
Lost Lake 163 66 Minnehaha
Lynn Lake 1,390 562 25 7.6 Day
Marindahl Lake 106.81 43 30 9.1 Yankton
McCook Lake 273 110 14 4.2 Union
Mina Lake 806 326 27 8.2 Brown, Edmunds
Mud Lake Seventeen lakes in South Dakota have this name.
New Wall Lake 42 17 24 7.3 Pennington
Newell City Pond 20 8 27 8.2 Butte
Newell Lake 183 74 32 9.7 Butte
North Buffalo Lake 400 161 12 3.6 Marshall
North Island Lake 375 151 17 5.1 McCook, Minnehaha
Oak Lake 396 160 6 1.8 Brookings
Opitz Lake 1,564 632 16 4.8 Day, Marshall
Pactola Lake 800 323.7 162 49.4 Pennington
Pelican Lake 2,796 1,132 8 2.4 Codington
Pickerel Lake 981 396 41 12.4 Day
Piyas Lake 1,500 607 13 3.9 Day, Marshall
Platte Lake Aurora
Punished Woman Lake 477 193 12 3.6 Codington
Ravine Lake 72 29 14 4.2 Beadle
Redfield Lake 170 68 12 3.6 Spink
Red Lake Brule A National Natural Landmark
Reid Lake 980 396 18 5.4 Clark
Richmond Lake 829 335 29 8.8 Brown
Round Lake 100 40 9 2.7 Clark
Round Lake 1,040| Deuel
Roy Lake 1,690 683 21 6.4 Marshall
Scott Lake 107 43 11 3.3 Minnehaha
Shadehill Reservoir 4,693 1,899 62 18.9 Perkins
Sheridan Lake 383 155 29.5 9 Pennington
Silver Lake 393 159 7 2.1 Hutchinson
Six Mile Lake 96 38 11 3.3 Marshall
South Buffalo Lake 1,788 723 14 4.2 Marshall
South Island Lake 91 36 16 4.8 McCook, Minnehaha
South Red Iron Lake 600 242 14 4.2 Marshall
Spirit Lake Kingsbury
Spring Lake Kingsbury
Staum Reservoir 46 19 16 4.8 Beadle
Summit Lake 174 70 13 3.9 Grant
Swan Lake Clark
Swan Lake Dewey
Swan Lake 208 84 6 1.8 Turner
Swan Lake Walworth
Sylvan Lake 17 7 12.1 3.9 Custer
Twin Lake 1,235 499 14 4.2 Spink
Twin Lakes 287 116 20 6.1 Minnehaha
Twin Lakes 252 101 12.5 3.8 Sanborn
Waggoner Lake 107 43.3 21 6.4 Haakon
Wall Lake 207 84 24 7.3 Minnehaha
Waubay Lake 15,540 6,290 31 9.4 Day
West 81 Lake 1,590 643 unknown unknown Kingsbury
West Oakwood Lake 1,200 485 10 3.04 Brookings
White Lake Aurora
White Lake 187 75 20 6 Marshall
Wilmarth Lake 103 41 26 7.9 Aurora

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  1. ^ a b "Eastern South Dakota Wetlands". United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2009-09-10.