Wylie Park/Storybook Land

Storybook Land Hours

(subject to change)


August Hours:
August 22 – August 25 (Monday-Thursday)
Gift Shop, Food stands, Balloon Ride, Train, Roller Coaster & Carousel: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Paddleboats closed for the season
Campground Hours – 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

August 26 (Friday) – August 28 (Sunday) Concession stands, Giftshop and Train, Roller Coaster, Carousel and Balloon Rides Hours of Operation – 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Campground Hours – 8:00 am – 11:00 p.m.

August 29 (Monday) – September 1 (Thursday):
Giftshop , Balloon, Train & Carousel Rides: 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Campground Hours – 8:00 am – 9:00 pm

September Hours:
Labor Day Weekend – September 2 (Friday) – September 5 (Monday)
Concession Stands, Giftshop and Train, Roller Coaster, Carousel and Balloon Rides:
Hours of operation – 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Campground Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Weekends in September (Saturday & Sunday) ending on September 18
Campground Hours: 8:00 am – 8:00 pm
Train: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Visitor Center Concession Stand and Gift Shop Hours: 10:00 am – 8:00 pm


Park Information


Highway 281
1 Mile North of Aberdeen
Aberdeen, SD 57401

Wylie Park 2016 Campground Reservations began Monday, January 4, 2016. Reservations can be made by phone calling 605-626-3512 or toll free 1-888-326-9693 or in person by stopping in at the Park, Recreation and Forestry Department offices located at 225 3rd Avenue SE.


Check out our 2016 Wylie Park Travel Packages

2017 Campground Reservations will begin Monday, January 9, 2017 at 7 a.m. due to the New Year holiday.



Storybook Land and the Land of Oz are open 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Daily.

Wylie Park is a beautiful 210-acre park located one mile north of Aberdeen on Highway 281. The park caters to the needs of the citizens of Aberdeen and tourists alike. Many recreational activities are available including:

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Wylie Park personnel participated in and successfully completed the Great Service STAR Program sponsored by the South Dakota Department of Tourism. The program consists of completing a number of hospitality and customer service criteria. With the successful completion of the STAR program, Wylie Park has been awarded the Great Service STAR symbol for 2012. As a result of qualifying for this program, The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department was eligible to be considered for the George S. Mickelson Great Service Award.

Governor Dennis Daugaard presented the Aberdeen Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department with the George S. Mickelson Great Service Award at the Governor's Confererence on Tourism in Pierre on January 20, 2011. The award was presented in recognition of the excellent customer service program at Wylie Park.

The Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department is committed to providing quality services, programs and attractions to all visitors to Wylie Park and invites everyone to visit Wylie Park.
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Wylie Park Campground is a Good Sam Campground. Good Sam Members are eligible to a 10% discount on camping fees. To inquire, please call (888) 326-9693.
Storybook Land and Land of Oz History

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