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Snow Skiing in South Dakota

skiing down a ski slope

What states come to mind when you think “snow skiing”?

Colorado, Montana, Wyoming?

Yeah, those are home to my top ski destinations.

What about South Dakota? Did you know there was skiing just outside of Sioux Falls?

Turns out, there’s a lot more to South Dakota than just the Badlands, Wall Drugs, and historic mining towns like the ultimate Wild West destination – Deadwood, SD.

Just outside of Sioux Falls, a publically-owned ski area – Great Bear Recreation Park – offers super budget-friendly snow sports with over a dozen runs, three lifts, and none of the typical Rocky Mountain crowd congestion.

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