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Address: 5901 E Rice St, Sioux Falls, SD 57110
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+1 605-367-4309
09:00 - 21:00
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Mon - Thu 15:00 - 21:00
Fri 09:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 21:00

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Right place for wintersports and fun

The place is highly recommended for winter sports. We can do Skiing ad Tubing primarily at reasonable cost.They even have 1 hour training session for skiing.

Reviewed 8 February 2017
Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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41 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 8 February 2017

The place is highly recommended for winter sports. We can do Skiing ad Tubing primarily at reasonable cost.They even have 1 hour training session for skiing.

1 Thank ArchitMurali
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great Bear is a great place to go with your family to ski, snowboard or just watch the other skiers. My daughter always wants to go their at least a couple times a year. We live 2 1/2hours away. Its really not that expensive it depends on what you want to do.

2 Thank Dennis L M
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Great Bear is a great place to experience different winter sports. Skiing, snowboarding, and tubing to name a few activities. Very well kept, and enjoyable for all ages.

1 Thank lauriann1964
South Dakota
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146 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 110 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We'd never been tubing before but decided to go, as a family, the last weekend they had tubing open. It was a lot of fun and even our 3 year-old loved it so much he stole my tube to ride in it himself! We will definitely be back next season!

2 Thank Sunshine81
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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3 reviews
Reviewed 6 February 2016

Great Bear is a classic Midwestern ski area with 14 runs and 3 lifts servicing the ski / snowboard park and a new conveyor lift in the tubing park it has something for everyone. This year's abundance of snow has allowed the Nordic ski trails to remain open and in good condition. A great place to learn to ski and... More 

Thank DanGrider1992
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30 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

We live 20 minutes from here and usually do end up going once or twice a year, but the majority of the time we take our family to a better ski hill that is 2.5 hours away. The staff is rude and it's over priced for the tiny bump they call a hill.

Thank LindseyLou90
1 review
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Went out to check out the hill and ended up having a blast! May not be huge, but sure is fun! Definitely has a family friendly feel to it

Thank Nick B
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2015

My son and his fiance choose Great Bear Park for their August wedding and reception. The staff was very helpful and the setting was absolutely beautiful. I especially loved having the wedding and reception in the same venue. It made the entire event more relaxed for all of our guests. And the location rental and catering were much less expensive... More 

Thank ckvandam
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51 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 August 2015

If you want to get out and do a little walking in nature, this park is within the city limits of Sioux Falls. At the top of the ski trail is a nice overlook of Sioux Falls. The trails are all short in length. There is no fee to use the park trails during the ski off-season.

Thank Kathy R
Denver, Colorado
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369 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 July 2015

Yes, this is a ski area, (although the vertical drop is miniscule), but during the summer there are miles of trails to walk through deciduous woodlands adjacent to the ski slope. Most of the trails are well maintained and of gradual slope but a few are extremely steep and might be impassible if wet and slippery. Deer, turkeys and many... More 

1 Thank Doug K

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