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Aug 23, 2020 - West Bend State Recreation Area, South Dakota

2020-08-23. West Bend State Recreation Area It was not a long drive from Lake Shetek to the South Dakota border but it was a long day driving to West Bend State Recreation Area, along the Missouri River at Lake Sharpe. Most of the small towns had not been established until around 1880 which sounds pretty "young" to us. The population of these towns averaged 250. The town closest to West Bend is Ft. Thompson, on the Crowe Indian Reservation. The town was shut down with flashing signs on the road saying: "COVID-19 Community in Lockdown, Do...

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Pandemic Escape 2020

Oct 1, 2012 - Harrold SD - West Bend Campground

We started out up at West Bend on Lake Sharpe. The weather was good the first couple of days and we just figured out where the fish were when the wind started blowing and the weather turned cold. That put an end to us fishing Lake Sharpe, so we headed down to Pease Creek campground on Lake Francis Case.

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Retired at Last!