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Make Memories At Great Bear Recreation Park

Great Bear offers more than 220 acres of unlimited year-round fun and excitement just minutes away from downtown Sioux Falls, SD.

As the largest park in the Sioux Falls Parks & Recreation Department, Great Bear features winter sports activities for the whole family. The park features 14 downhill trails, a terrain park, the Kirby Family Tubing Park, and cross country and snow shoeing trails that provide fun and excitement for all skill levels.

During the summer months, Great Bear provides the perfect setting for hiking, bird watching or enjoying a picnic on our 4-mile trail system.

Our location also provides the perfect setting for outdoor weddings, as well as group events. Stop out today and experience one of South Dakota's top natural attractions.

Trail Status (updated 10/26/20)

Downhill Skiing: Not yet open for the season.

Terrain Park: Not yet open for the season.

Kirby Family Tubing Park: Not yet open for the season.

Cross Country Trails: Not skiable, open for hiking