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Great Bear Recreation Park

5901 E Rice St, Sioux Falls, SD 57110
+1 605-367-4309
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Good place to stretch your legs

After spending a lot of time in car and hotel room we just wanted to get out and walk. This spot... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Rick R
,
Sterling Heights, Michigan
All Year round beautiful Place!

Great Bear is a Great place to check out in Sioux Falls. Beautiful hiking/walking trails, a... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2017
eides
,
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good28%
  • Average28%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible10%
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“winter fun” (2 reviews)
“all ages” (2 reviews)
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Hours Today: 15:00 - 21:00
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5901 E Rice St, Sioux Falls, SD 57110
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+1 605-367-4309
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

After spending a lot of time in car and hotel room we just wanted to get out and walk. This spot worked well. The trail goes over a bridge, along a pond and up to an overview. There isn't a lot to see but it...More

Thank Rick R
DanGrider1992, General Manager at Great Bear Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2017

Hi Rick, Thanks for reviewing Great Bear on TripAdvisor! Can I ask where you are from, what brought you to Sioux Falls and how you heard about us?? Thank you

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Great Bear is a Great place to check out in Sioux Falls. Beautiful hiking/walking trails, a wonderful venue for a wedding and reception. During winter months you can tube, ski, snowboard with great instructors and rentals not to mention a pulley to bring u back...More

Thank eides
DanGrider1992, General Manager at Great Bear Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for the kind words glad you enjoy our park!!!!!

Reviewed 8 February 2017

The place is highly recommended for winter sports. We can do Skiing ad Tubing primarily at reasonable cost.They even have 1 hour training session for skiing.

1  Thank ArchitMurali
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Great Bear is a great place to go with your family to ski, snowboard or just watch the other skiers. My daughter always wants to go their at least a couple times a year. We live 2 1/2hours away. Its really not that expensive it...More

2  Thank Dennis L M
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Great Bear is a great place to experience different winter sports. Skiing, snowboarding, and tubing to name a few activities. Very well kept, and enjoyable for all ages.

1  Thank lauriann1964
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We'd never been tubing before but decided to go, as a family, the last weekend they had tubing open. It was a lot of fun and even our 3 year-old loved it so much he stole my tube to ride in it himself! We will...More

3  Thank Sunshine81
Reviewed 12 December 2015 via mobile

We live 20 minutes from here and usually do end up going once or twice a year, but the majority of the time we take our family to a better ski hill that is 2.5 hours away. The staff is rude and it's over priced...More

Thank LindseyLou90
Reviewed 7 October 2015 via mobile

Went out to check out the hill and ended up having a blast! May not be huge, but sure is fun! Definitely has a family friendly feel to it

Thank Nick B
Reviewed 20 September 2015

My son and his fiance choose Great Bear Park for their August wedding and reception. The staff was very helpful and the setting was absolutely beautiful. I especially loved having the wedding and reception in the same venue. It made the entire event more relaxed...More

Thank ckvandam
Reviewed 19 August 2015

If you want to get out and do a little walking in nature, this park is within the city limits of Sioux Falls. At the top of the ski trail is a nice overlook of Sioux Falls. The trails are all short in length. There...More

1  Thank Kathy R
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