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Legion Lake is located at the intersection of Highway 16A and Highway 87.
Legion Lake is located at the intersection of Highway 16A and Highway 87.
September 12, 2016

Legion Lake Gains Improved Fishing Piers and Safer Shores

South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks began reconstructive efforts on Legion Lake in Custer State Park earlier this month, as reported by the Rapid City Journal. The projects include removing excess cattails, reinforcing the shoreline, and constructing a new sidewalk along the north shore.

In order to complete the improvements, the lake’s water level was reduced and its fish were relocated. Game, Fish and Parks officials anticipate the projects to be completed this fall, but lake access will be restricted. Visitors can expect the lake to be fully restored by spring.

Check out the Black Hills Knowledge Network’s online news archive for more information on Custer State Park. 

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