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A progressive South Dakota city of over 21,000 residents, Watertown is the home of the Redlin Art Center which houses over 150 of world famous wildlife artist Terry Redlin's original paintings.Watertown is also home to internationally acclaimed artist Josh Spies, whose gallery is located uptown in the historic Goss Opera House. Historic Uptown also features many specialty retail shops and the Codington County Heritage Museum.The Bramble Park Zoo, Discovery Center, and Terry Redlin Environmental Center, home of over 500 mammals, reptiles, birds, and fish are open year round for your enjoyment. The Mellette House, built in 1883 by Arthur C. Mellette, has been restored as a memorial to South Dakota's first governor. Unique community events include the annual Arts Walk, Vintiques Car Show, Cookin' on Kampeska (a sanctioned BBQ competition), the 4th of July parade, and Thursday Nite Live. Whether your interests lie in shopping, golfing (we have two golf courses!), fishing, hunting, or simply enjoying the outdoors along beautiful Lake Kampeska ... Watertown has something for everyone. Experience it all!
Watertown, SD

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605.886.6200

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Convention and Visitors Bureau

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800.658.4505

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The Chamber

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605.886.5814

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605.884.0340

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South Dakota Department of Tourism

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800.732.5682

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