As the largest park in the Sioux Falls Parks & Recreation Department, Great Bear features winter sports activities for the whole family. The park is home to 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.
CLOSED MONDAY, JAN 25 THROUGH WEDNESDAY, JAN 27 TO MAKE SNOW
Downhill Skiing: Open with 60% of runs plus beginner hill! Will be 100% open on Thursday, Jan. 28!
Terrain Park: Open - 6 features
Kirby Family Tubing Park: Open for the season - buy tickets online to guarantee your spot!
Cross Country Trails: Fair, 2 inches of snowfall on 1/23, not groomed