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Plan on having a great event when you choose The Lodge at Great Bear as your venue. Featuring both indoor and outdoor spaces and full catering options, including beer, wine and liquor, our event coordinators will work closely with you to ensure your special day is as worry-free and wonderful as you have envisioned.

Call 605-367-7317 to talk with our event coordinator to learn more.

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The Lodge at Great Bear is the perfect venue for corporate events, birthdays or celebrations of virtually any size in Sioux Falls, SD. Our experienced catering director will work closely with you to develop the perfect ambiance and menu. We offer a wide selection of delicious food and beverage options to fit anyone’s taste and budget.

Check out our Group Events video below to see how great your next corporate event could be at Great Bear. Call us at 605-367-7317 to plan an unforgettable event.

Great Bear offers an ideal venue in Sioux Falls, SD for:

  • Weddings
  • Corporate Meetings
  • Business Events
  • Company Retreats
  • Corporate Team Building
  • Reunions
  • Private Events
  • Family Gatherings
  • Group Gatherings
  • Birthday Parties
  • Anniversary Parties
  • ADA Compliant (elevators available)

Our event-planning services include:

  • Complete Menu Options (Appetizers, Prime Rib Dinner, Steak Dinner, 2 Meat Buffet, Burger & Brat Buffet, Pork Loin, Pasta Dinner, Sandwich & Salad Buffet, Breakfast Buffet, Desserts)
  • Beverage Service Options (Beer, Wine, Champagne, Liquor, Soda, Coffee, Punch, etc.) 
  • Event Arrangements
  • Décor Options
  • Special Requests

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Come to Great Bear for skiing, snowboarding, tubing & more in Sioux Falls, SD. We also offer a location for weddings, corporate events, family reunions & more. 605-367-4309 https://greatbearpark.com/media/library/fluid-mod-setting/12/logo/greatbear-logo.svg https://greatbearpark.com/media/library/fluid-mod-page/2/slideshow_home/great bear hiking trails in the summer.jpg https://maps.google.com/?cid=3265904617079924977 5901 E Rice Street Sioux Falls SD 57110 US 43.57800230 -96.66454690 2401 W 49th Street Sioux Falls SD 57105 US 43.50791580 -96.75540070 https://www.facebook.com/GreatBearSkiValley/ https://twitter.com/GreatBearSF https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk0KBXfjy1R8PGQxJXfz8Jw https://www.instagram.com/greatbearskivalley/ Su 09:00-21:00 Mo 15:00-21:00 Tu 15:00-21:00 We 15:00-21:00 Th 15:00-21:00 Fr 09:00-22:00 Sa 09:00-21:00

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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.

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- by , May 31, 2019
5/ 5stars
Great hiking. Greener than green. The trails were a bit muddy. We opted to stay on the more traveled roads. It was enjoyable. Heads up! Mosquitoes are treacherous. Bug spray did very little. They were less aggressive when I started explaining my political views.
- by , June 02, 2019
5/ 5stars
I haven't skied here since I was a teenager. For the area, it's a great way to spend the day on Christmas break. I recently discovered all the trails in the area. I've lived in Sioux Falls most of my life and I've been here more this summer than I have any winter! Bring your bug spray, the gnats and mosquitoes are ferocious deep in the woods.
- by , May 26, 2019
4/ 5stars
I bring my poodle here to hike frequently! It's fifteen minutes from my house. It's probably the nicest place to hike for a couple of hours that's not an hour's drive away. There are a nice assortment of trails to walk on!
- by , May 22, 2019
5/ 5stars
Had our wedding reception at Great Bear, and it was awesome!! Everything was excellent ... the food, the drinks, the decorations, ect. Jill and her team did a great job and made it very easy on us. Highly recommend this place!
- by , August 11, 2019
5/ 5stars
One of the better kept places to hike. Doesn't stink half as bad as MOST trails is Sioux Falls.
Rated 4.5/5 based on 343 customer reviews