Located on the Bluffs of the Missouri River, Yankton is a thriving community and home of the largest South Dakota water-based recreational area.
Yankton is widely known for the popular recreation activities available at Lewis & Clark Lake and the Missouri River. Swimming, boating, fishing, water skiing, hiking, biking, dining, horseback riding, and much more are within minutes of the Mount Marty College campus.
Yankton is a small community of 15,000 providing a variety of work and cultural opportunities. Yankton is located approximately 80 miles southwest of Sioux Falls, 60 miles northwest of Sioux City, and about a 2 1/2 hour drive north from Omaha.
There are numerous websites that can help you to learn more about Yankton. Here area a couple major ones to get you started:
Yankton, South Dakota
Offers information from the Chamber of Commerce, including virtual tours of several prominent recreational areas in and around Yankton, visitor's information, economic development, as well as general community information and events.
Yankton Daily Press & Dakotan
The Yankton Daily Press and Dakotan, established in 1861, is the oldest daily newspaper of the Dakota Territory. It was also South Dakota's first online newspaper.