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Lake Carthage

With its opportunities for swimming, fishing, camping, boating, and more, Lake Carthage is the perfect place to spend the afternoon or a weekend getaway.

. . . a vacation

Though Carthage isn't famous for being a vacation mecca, that might be a good thing. Carthage is all of the things one looks for in a vacation — affordable, fun, relaxation, recreation, family-friendly — without all of the crowds.

Redstone Park

From family picnics to playground equipment, this cozy campground offers recreation and relaxtion for the whole family.


Located in the heart of South Dakota's pheasant country, hunters come here from all over the country to get a shot at the state bird. But pheasants aren't Carthage's only fare. The abundant snow geese and deer are also prime hunting attractions.

Straw Bale Museum

The Campbell Original Straw Bale Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of South Dakota. Construction on the building was recently completed in 2004 and the museum now houses exhibits that illustrate the history and culture of the area.