Mobridge, South Dakota

Mobridge was founded in 1906 along the Missouri River. Lewis & Clark made their journey past Mobridge up the Muddy Missouri in 1804, however the section of the Missouri River located by Mobridge is now known as Lake Oahe after the Oahe Dam was built Northwest of Pierre, SD in 1948.  Only a rivers length from the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, the Mobridge area is home to many Native American attractions, sites, and artifacts.

A few of Mobridge’s top attractions are highlighted by the Oscar Howe Indian murals located in the Scherr-Howe Event Center of Downtown Mobridge. The final resting site of the Lakota Leader Sitting Bull is also a few short miles away. Sitting Bull’s resting place is accompanied by two monuments honoring him and Sacagawea. Additionally, a trip to Mobridge’s Klein Museum will offer visitors even more insights into Mobridge’s Native American and agricultural history. Other great attractions in the other include two amazing statues of a Walleye and Tiger created by a local artist named John Lopez.

More of what makes Mobridge so great is the local fishing, hunting, and wildlife. Each year thousands of travelers visit Mobridge to experience our great outdoors. Mobridge also offers many great accommodations for food, drinks, and lodging.

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Mobridge, South Dakota, United States

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  • Hours Open

    Mobridge Visitor's Center Monday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:30pm Saturday & Sunday: Closed (Can be open upon requests)
  • Seasons Open

    Spring & Summer is for Fishing, the Sitting Bull Stampede Rodeo, and many more tourists attractions; the Fall brings many hunters; the Winter is for ice fishing.
  • Prices and Fees

    Low Prices: Can grab a meal/drink for $8-$15/person; Hotels are affordable around $80-$110/ night. Many tourist attractions and historical sites are free.
  • Accessibility

    In town attractions/sites are very accessible for those with physical disabilities. Most places to visit are fairly spread a part so it would be suggested to drive to each site. However some sites are walking distance from each other. Some attractions are a few miles out of Mobridge, but they to are quite accessible once at the site.