Skiing at Great Bear Park in Sioux Falls, SD
Skiing the Way You Love it.
Great Bear offers a variety of terrains for skiers of all levels. And with our advanced snowmaking equipment, you’ll be able to enjoy your sport all winter long. After skiing, come inside The Lodge and enjoy a nice cup of hot cocoa or some delicious food items by the fire.
With 14 downhill ski trails featuring varying levels of difficulty, there’s a slope that’s right for you. Great Bear offers a state-of-the-art learning area (bunny hill) with a conveyor surface lift and a quad chairlift to help you maximize your time on the slopes.
Try skiing the way it was originally done! Tele skiing is making a comeback and the Great Bear rental shop has a limited supply of tele skis for you to rent. Come out Sunday mornings and jump in with the Sunday Tele Heads for some pointers!
Grizzly Park is our self-contained Terrain Park open to skiers who want to challenge their skills on rails, boxes, wall rides and table tops.
Cross Country Skiing
Explore the quiet beauty of Great Bear on our 4-mile trail system of groomed, cross country trails. Cross country ski rentals are available.
Whether you’re experienced or a total beginner, the experts at the Great Bear SnowSports School can transform your winter by teaching you to ski or snowboard. Our teaching methods follow the American Teaching System, from the Professional Ski Instructors of America. Our professional staff of downhill and snowboard instructors focuses on a positive environment fostering progress at your own pace.