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Great Bear is a great place to learn how to ski and snowboard! 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, you never have to miss a second of the excitement this winter. 

Skiing/Snowboarding 

Lift Tickets

Full Day (9 am – 9 pm)  $26
Half-Day (3 pm – 9 pm) $23

 

  • Kids 5 and under ski/ride free with a paid adult

Equipment Rentals

Skis, Boots & Poles (Cross Country, Downhill and Telemark) - Weekdays / Weekends $23
Snowboard & Boots – Weekday / Weekends $23
Helmet Rental $9
Demo ski rentals – Great Bear has high performance ski rental equipment

$35

 

  • If you rent the demo ski equipment and want to purchase it, bring your rental equipment receipt to Sun N Fun in Sioux Falls and get $35 off your purchase of that equipment. 
  • 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.

Kirby Family Tubing Park 

Kirby Tubing Park Information

Tuesday through Thursday (3 pm – 9 pm) $9
Friday (3 pm – 10 pm) $9

 

Weekends & School Holidays:

Morning Session (9 am – 12 pm) $12
Afternoon Session (12 pm – 5 pm) $17
Evening Session (5 pm – 9 pm) $12
All day (unlimited time) $20

 

  • Great Bear Ski Valley recommends that for safety reasons, pregnant women and children aged 4 and under or under 42 inches tall do not tube. All tubers must purchase a tube ticket and only one person is allowed per tube.
  • The use of helmets is also recommended, but not required. Rental helmets are available at Guest Services. 

Winter Group Rates

Great Bear is a great place for your next group outing! We offer special group rates for schools, churches, clubs birthdays, etc… Please Contact Us or call us at 605-367-7317 for details.

Winter Group Rates

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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