Visitor center should attract new interest in Good Earth State Park

This might be the season Good Earth State Park goes from being a dream in the making to a visitor destination.

The park southeast of Sioux Falls is adding a 24,000-square-foot visitor center, which opens this week and takes visitors inside the culture and lifestyle of the many tribes that lived in the area centuries ago.

“We’re going to be able to tell the history of the park,” said Jen Nuncio, a naturalist with the South Dakota Game, Fish & Parks Department. “So not only will you see the park today, but you’ll be transported back in time and see how people lived, what they ate, what they looked like. You’ll be able to see it all.” Read more.