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Plan Your Trip To Great Bear Ski Valley In The Winter

When you come to Great Bear in the winter, be prepared to have a great time in the winter elements. You can print out our Winter Trail Guide or Ski Trail Map before you come to Great Bear or get one at the entrance to the park. 

Read our  Tips for Your First Visit  for additional information. If you need equipment, we have you covered. Whether you want to ski or snowboard, our team is ready to assist you with all your rental needs. 

Winter Hours of Operation

  • Weekdays – 3 pm – 9 pm
  • Friday after Christmas break 9 am – 10 pm
  • Weekends – 9 am – 9 pm
  • School Vacation Days – 9 am – 10 pm

Hours subject to change. Please call 605-367-4309 to verify.


Great Bear Ski Valley
5901 E Rice St
Sioux Falls, SD 57110

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Ski and Stay Packages

Great Bear Ski Valley and the Homewood Suites by Hilton have teamed up to combine a great place to ski, snowboard and tube with a great place to stay. Conveniently located at the intersection of Louise Ave and Interstate 2-29, Homewoood Suites by Hilton is the  PERFECT place to stay for your visit to Sioux Falls.

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Our Winter Trail Map Lets You Follow Your Passion.

From thrilling downhill runs and the excitement of Grizzly Terrain Park to the quiet serenity of our 4-mile trail system of cross country ski trails, there’s something for everyone at Great Bear Ski Valley. Click the link below to map out a great day on Great Bear’s trails.

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Great Bear is a great place to learn how to ski. We rent the best equipment so you can have the best day on the slopes. Our downhill and cross country ski rentals are industry-leading Rossingnol products. We also offer snowboard and adaptive ski equipment at affordable rates. Combined with an affordable season pass for your favorite area or an all-area pass, you never have to miss a second of the excitement this winter. Adaptive Ski Equipment – Great Bear has a limited supply of adaptive ski equipment available to the public at no charge. Please call 605-367-6031 for further information. day-1.jpg tubing.jpg