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see & do 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, a wonderful vantage point to look upon the 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. M-F 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. National Park Service Office 508 E. 2nd Street | (605) 665-0209 www.nps.gov/mnrr $ Missouri National Recreational River Water Trail Mount Marty College 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 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 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. Ruth Donohoe First Dakota Fieldhouse: This $15 million, 100,000 sq. ft. facility, scheduled for completion in July of 2020, will be a showpiece on the MMC campus as well as a hotbed of activity for community and collegiate events. The facility will offer a 74,000 sq. ft. event space with a 200-meter, eight-lane track, as well as a weight training and fitness facility, open to both MMC and Yankton community members through a proposed partnership with GreatLIFE. 1105 W. 8th Street | www.mtmc.edu (855) MT-MARTY (686-2789) $ National Field Archery Association Foundation Museum 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 $ JIMMY JOHN’S ® 1101 BROADWAY AVE. ~ 605.689.5646 16 | Yankton Visitors Guide | www.VisitYanktonSD.com