Roy Lake State Park

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Roy Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Roy Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Roy Lake State Park
Location of Roy Lake State Park in South Dakota
LocationMarshall, South Dakota, United States
Coordinates45°42′34.869″N 97°26′55.6902″W / 45.70968583°N 97.448802833°W / 45.70968583; -97.448802833Coordinates: 45°42′34.869″N 97°26′55.6902″W / 45.70968583°N 97.448802833°W / 45.70968583; -97.448802833
Governing bodySouth Dakota Game, Fish and Parks
WebsiteRoy Lake State Park

Roy Lake State Park is a South Dakota state park in Marshall County, South Dakota in the United States. The park is divided in two sections on Roy Lake, and is open for year-round recreation including camping, beaches, swimming, fishing, hiking and boating.[1] The Roy Lake Resort & Lodge is located in the park.[2] Boat ramps are available and visitors can rent boats from the resort.

There are 100 campsites on two campgrounds and 3 cabins.[3]

The name of Roy Lake recalls an incident when a dog named Roy drowned at the lake.[4]


  1. ^ "Roy Lake State Park". South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks. Retrieved 19 November 2015.
  2. ^ "Official site". Roy Lake Resort & Lodge. Retrieved 19 November 2015.
  3. ^ "Roy Lake State Park". Oh Ranger. Retrieved 19 November 2015.
  4. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1940). South Dakota place-names, v.2. University of South Dakota. p. 65.

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