CHAMBERLAIN, SD. --
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in coordination with the Crow Creek Sioux and Lower Brule Sioux tribes are closing the boat ramps near Big Bend Dam, near Fort Thompson, South Dakota, effective Friday.
The closure is to assist local efforts in combating the spread of COVID-19 within the local communities. The boat ramps that will be closed include: Right Tailrace, Left Tailrace, Spillway Dike, Old Fort Thompson, Good Soldier and North Shore. Shore fishing is still allowed.
Release no. 20-037