South Dakota Kayak Challenge

The Course

NOTE: Checkpoints will be changed for 2020. Updates to come.

Detailed map w/ checkpoints
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Aerial Views

Riverside - Start
Myron Grove #1 | Mulberry Bend #2 | Bolton #3 | Rosenbaum #4
South Sioux City - Finish

Missouri River Water Trail Map

Planning District Maps (.pdf files)
Full Route
Start to CP1
CP1 to CP2
CP2 to CP3
CP3 to CP4
CP4 to Finish (2014 finish)

2017 SUPPORT TEAMS: Checkpoint driving guide

Distance: approx 72 miles

Start: Riverside Park, Yankton, SD

RM 805.5 – north side
Miles to next checkpoint: 18.4

Latitude: 42 51 57.8N Longitude: 97 23 04.3W

Checkpoint 1: Myron Grove, Vermillion, SD

RM787.1 – north side
Miles to next checkpoint: 12.1

Latitude: 42 46 18.9N Longitude: 97 07 16.2W

Checkpoint 2: Mulberry Bend, Newcastle, NE

RM 775 – south side
Miles to next checkpoint: 11.5

Latitude: 42 42 53.2N Longitude: 96 56 35.5W

Checkpoint 3: Bolton, Burbank, SD

RM 763.5 – North Side
Miles to next checkpoint: 14.6

Latitude: 42 39 57.1N Longitude: 96 47 11.9W

Checkpoint 4: Rosenbaum, Elk Point, SD

RM 748.9 – east side
Miles to next checkpoint: 15.9

Latitude: 42 33 36.5N Longitude: 96 38 40.4W

Finish: Public Boat Ramp, South Sioux City, NE

RM 732 – south side

Latitude: 42 29 09.8N Longitude: 96 24 22.1W

Time: 30 hours

Checkpoints: 4

Racing classes: Adventure and Competitive

Categories: Mens solo and tandem, womens solo and tandem, mixed tandem, open


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