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Big Bear Park


930 East Onyx Lane (9695 South), White City Township | Directions

Big Bear Park Playground

About the Park

Big Bear Park is a 14.6 acre park located in White City Township. Visitors to the park our greeted by a large bear statue near the playground area, and the newly renovated playground area hosts a variety of play structures from swings to zip lines that all ages can enjoy.  Access to the White City Canal Trail is located on the south east end of the park.

Historical Information

Reed L. Tyler, an art teacher at Churchill Junior High, created the granite bear statue for the new park site in 1966.  The bear weighs 4 ½ tons and stands six feet seven inches tall.  

Park Amenities

  • Restrooms
  • Pavilion - Reservable
    • Lights, electricity
    • 135 seats
    • (5) 20' tables
  • Picnic Tables, Benches (around playground)
  • Playground
  • Sports Field
  • Baseball
  • Tennis (2 lighted, concrete courts)
  • Volleyball
  • Horseshoes
  • Drinking Fountain
  • Walkways/Jogging Path
  • Park features a large statue of a bear
  • White City Canal Trail access
14.65 Acres
Class Two Regional Park