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see & do to a fountain, splash pad, benches, shading, green space, Yankton Riverwalk (sculpture trail) and also features Music at the Meridian, a local summer concert series held on select Thursday evenings during the months of June, July and August. Walnut Street South of 2nd Street Missouri National Recreational River Did you know Yankton has a National Park? That’s right! The Missouri National Recreational River runs along Yankton’s historic waterfront. Come discover beautiful stretches of the Missouri River with plenty of outdoor activities, including miles of trails for hiking, biking, running and paddling. Start your visit at Riverside Park where there are exhibits detailing the history of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, the steamboat era and the Dakota Territorial Capitol. Another feature is the Meridian Bridge, which has recently converted to safe pedestrian access from downtown Yankton to trails in Nebraska. The bridge offers a wonderful vantage point to look upon the Recreational River’s wild and scenic waters. Stop by the park headquarters on 2nd Street for park information including junior ranger booklets, passport stamps, and park maps. The headquarters office is open M-F 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Check the website for current activity schedules. 508 E. 2nd Street | (605) 665-0209 National Park Service Office www.nps.gov/mnrr information about where to access the river, points of interest along the trail, plants and wildlife, suggested routes, and river maps, visit www.mnrrwatertrail.org (605) 665-0209 or (605) 677-6151 Mount Marty College Missouri National Recreational River Water Trail This water trail is part of the National Water Trails System and extends from Ft. Randall Dam near Pickstown, SD to Sioux City, IA. Most of the water trail lies within the boundaries of the Missouri National Recreational River (MNRR). The reaches of river that comprise this water trail are some of the last remaining natural stretches of America’s longest river. Come immerse yourself in the many experiences and stories to be discovered along this water trail and see first-hand how the river earned its historic reputation! For National Field Archery Association Foundation Museum Mount Marty College is a beautifully maintained 80-acre campus along the bluffs of the Missouri River. The college offers bachelor degrees, master degrees, associate degrees, pre-professional programs, and a Doctorate of Nurse Anesthesia Practice. Founded in 1936 by the Benedictine Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery, the college is named in memory of Martin Marty, the area’s first Catholic Bishop. 1105 W. 8th Street | www.mtmc.edu (855) MT-MARTY (686-2789) The museum showcases historical bows, archery equipment and archery related artifacts collected throughout the association’s 75-year history. Their extensive recurve collection of 178 bows includes equipment dating back to approximately 1900. The museum also includes memorabilia from several national events. Broadhead enthusiasts will also appreciate the 189 item collection highlighted in the lobby. These collections have drawn in guests from over 50 countries around the world. Even the nonarcher will find the collections impressive and interesting. 800 Archery Lane | (605) 260-9282 Call or Stop By For All Your Heating and Cooling Needs! 2018 Broadway, Yankton 605-665-4348 M-F 8am-5pm Saturday 8am-Noon We Stock Filters 14 | Yankton Visitors Guide | www.VisitYanktonSD.com Brad Haas