Mobridge was founded in 1906 along the Missouri River. Lewis & Clark made their journey past Mobridge up the Muddy Missouri in 1804, however the section of the Missouri River located by Mobridge is now known as Lake Oahe after the Oahe Dam was built Northwest of Pierre, SD in 1948. Only a rivers length from the Standing Rock Indian Reservation, the Mobridge area is home to many Native American attractions, sites, and artifacts.
A few of Mobridge’s top attractions are highlighted by the Oscar Howe Indian murals located in the Scherr-Howe Event Center of Downtown Mobridge. The final resting site of the Lakota Leader Sitting Bull is also a few short miles away. Sitting Bull’s resting place is accompanied by two monuments honoring him and Sacagawea. Additionally, a trip to Mobridge’s Klein Museum will offer visitors even more insights into Mobridge’s Native American and agricultural history. Other great attractions in the other include two amazing statues of a Walleye and Tiger created by a local artist named John Lopez.
More of what makes Mobridge so great is the local fishing, hunting, and wildlife. Each year thousands of travelers visit Mobridge to experience our great outdoors. Mobridge also offers many great accommodations for food, drinks, and lodging.