Ski Illinois

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Ski Illinois, USA

Skiing in Illinois is possible!   So if you find yourself in the Chicago area, check out some of the opportunities for winter fun in the snow.  There are a few small ski /boarding areas and resorts, including Chestnut Mountain Resort, Four Lakes, Raging Buffalo Snowboard Park, Ski Snowstar and Villa Olivia.


Chestnut Mountain

Chestnut Mountain is located close to Galena, Illinois, above the Mississippi River.  With 19 downhill runs ranging from beginner to advanced, a vertical drop of 475 feet and seven lifts you are guaranteed a great day of fun on the slopes.  There is also a large terrain park so you can access the seven acres of half pipes, quarter pipes, rails, and much more via a triple chairlift.  With snowmaking and grooming equipment, the runs are sure to be in great shape.  The Resort also offers accommodations, restaurantsand all amenities. 


Four Lakes is located in Isle, Illinois, close to the Chicago metro area.  With a vertical drop of 100 feet, 7 lifts and snow making, this is an ideal place for family skiing.


Raging Buffalo Snowboard Park has been designed as an exclusive park for boarders and wakeboarders only!  Plenty of fun with half pipes, table tops and rope tows. 


Ski Snowstar  The Ski Snowstar Winter Sports Park has plenty to offer for skiing, riding and tubing, so Ski Snowstar might be the place for your winter fun.  Located approx. 175 miles SW of Chicago and approx. 100 miles from Peoria. 


Villa Olivia is located close to Chicago.   It offers skiing and boarding with a quad chair lift and 180 feet vertical drop, terrain park, tubing area and 100% snowmaking.  
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