Class I Big Sioux River, IA/SD

Jay Heath Canoe and Kayak Trail (Sioux Falls, SD to Sioux City, IA)

The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks dedicated a canoe and kayak trail along a section of the Big Sioux River. Named for Jay Heath, a past officer in the South Dakota Canoe/Kayak Organization, the water trail begins at the the Big Sioux Recreation Area near Brandon and ends near Sioux City. It was dedicated as the Jay Heath Canoe and Kayak Trail who was instrumental in founding the South Dakota Canoe and Kayak Association. An online map, linked below, provides additional details on river access points and amenities

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 133.0 Miles
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Manager State, South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks
Wild & Scenic No
Water Trail Yes
Partner Information https://sdgfp.maps.arcgis.com/apps/webappviewer/index.html?id=7a4f6e80b8a94a7b9faae953732e3699
https://gfp.sd.gov/images/WebMaps/Viewer/CanoeKayakTrails/JayHeathTrail_85x11.pdf