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Great Bear Recreation Park

5901 E Rice St, Sioux Falls, SD 57110
+1 605-367-4309
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Stopped by for some Snow/Ice tubing - had a blast!

Spring Break for most Texans mean seeking out a sandy beach. We had a different idea! For $9 per... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
NevelsPost
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Fort Worth, Texas
Afternoon of fun with family.

We wanted an experience gift for our kids and grandkids. So this was what we planned. What a great... read more

Reviewed 25 February 2018
trooper198
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Lincoln, Nebraska
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“winter sports” (4 reviews)
“snowboard” (6 reviews)
“tubing” (10 reviews)
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5901 E Rice St, Sioux Falls, SD 57110
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spring Break for most Texans mean seeking out a sandy beach. We had a different idea! For $9 per person, we just about had the tubing slopes to ourselves - and we had a wonderful time! Highly recommend!

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We wanted an experience gift for our kids and grandkids. So this was what we planned. What a great day. A day tubing down the hills in the snow. Kids ranged in age of 12 to 3, all had a blast. Good clean fun with...More

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DanGrider1992, General Manager at Great Bear Recreation Park, responded to this reviewResponded 26 February 2018

Thank you for visiting Great Bear, glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Never buy a season pass! Terrible ramps, customer service, Short season due to not blowing enough snow and they close when it snows. Did I mention it is a ski area?

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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

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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

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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

1  Thank eides
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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!!!!!

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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pwjdlj1
11 March 2018|
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Response from DanGrider1992 | Property representative |
Sorry but Great Bear does not offer a senior discount
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