Welcome To Platte

Platte, South Dakota is an attractive and peaceful community of 1,400 residents located a few miles east of the beautiful Lake Francis Case on the Missouri River.  We have plenty of family-friendly entertainment, beautiful scenery, recreational opportunities, great hunting and fishing, and hometown hospitality.


As a community we strive to be the epitome of a picturesque, welcoming small-town in America. We love that we have a thriving agricultural background and a strong educational system. Come and check out our many diverse businesses and unique shopping opportunities. 


We have something to offer everyone–visitors and residents alike. In addition to boasting some of the best hunting and fishing opportunities in the state, Platte also has many great attractions. Enjoy a day at one of the city parks, spend a summer afternoon playing a round at Lake Platte Golf Course, or take in a baseball game at American Legion Memorial Field. 


Explore Platte

Parks & Recreation


The newly developed South Park features playground equipment for all ages, picnic shelter, a tennis court, band shelter, catch-and-release fishing pond, walking path, and a 9-hole Frisbee Golf course.


North Park is a great place to catch a game, as it has a softball field, a tennis court, and a sand volleyball court. It also has a variety of playground equipment to entertain the younger crowd. A Butterfly Garden, created by second and fifth graders from the Platte-Geddes School, attracts Monarch butterflies. Make a day of it and enjoy lunch at one of the picnic shelters.


Welcome to our amazing City swimming pool. Contact 1-605-337-9685 for more information or check out their Facebook page!

2023 Summer Hours

MondayOpen Swim: 1PM – 5PM

Water Aerobics and/or Lap Swim – 5PM – 6PM

TuesdayOpen Swim: 1PM – 5PM

Lap Swim: 5PM – 6PM Open Swim: 6PM – 8PM

WednesdayOpen Swim: 1PM – 5PM

Water Aerobics/Lap Swim – 5PM – 6PM Open Swim: 6PM – 8PM

ThursdayOpen Swim: 1PM – 5PM

Water Aerobics and/or Lap Swim – 5PM – 6PM

FridayOpen Swim: 1PM – 5PM

SaturdayOpen Swim: 1PM – 5PM

SundayOpen Swim: 1PM – 5PM

Rover Run – Off Leash Area (Dog Park)

Whether your dog be little or small, a resident of Platte, or just a visitor passing through, Rover Run offers a place to run, play fetch, and socialize! The whole area is gated and one section is only for small dogs. The park also has a drinking fountain for your dogs so they can stay hydrated while exercising and playing.

201 W Railway Street Platte, SD 57369


PDC Kuiper Addition

Development in Progress