Skiing in Great Bear Recreation Park, Sioux Falls, South Dakota USA

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Great Bear Recreation Park commonly known as Great Bear, is a small, well- known ski hill in the northeastern section of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States. The park is owned by the city of Sioux Falls and co-managed by Great Bear Recreation Park Inc.

Great Bear Recreation Park is a destination point you shouldn’t miss for the world. It is an area that tries to create the best conditions for all Alpine skiing enthusiasts. This is a major reason why the spot is always busy during winter months. Once you arrive, you will realize that Alpine Skiing here is a worthwhile experience!

Great Bear is a place, where you can combine family holidays with entertainment and relaxation. Just for you, the resort offers 14 downhill trails. There is also a beginner area featuring a new conveyor lift. The focal point of your activity will be the famous terrain park featuring a 350 ft/170 m fun pipe loaded with rails, boxes and hits, floater style jumps, a 10 ft/3 m quarter pipe, C rail, down flat down rail, flat down flat rail, straight rail, battleship box, flat down flat box and two 18 ft/5.5 m C boxes. Furthermore, a 10 ft/3 m wall ride, a 8 ft x 16 ft (2.5 m x 5 m) picnic table and “BOB” are some of the new features that you will come across.

The park is serviced by a quad chairlift and a handle tow. If you don’t feel ready enough to cross the slopes alone, Great Bear provides you with qualified instructors that can help you enjoy your favorite sport without cease. Just a few steps away from the resort, you find many cozy restaurants and accommodations that promise the relaxation you need!

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Sioux City
90 mi / 145 km, 1 hr 19 mins
Follow the I-29 N.
BY CAR FROM South Dakota
176 mi / 283 km, 2 hrs 38 mins
Follow the I-90 E.
Sioux Falls Regional Airport,
6 mi / 10 km

There is no train service for this place.


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