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Related Regions: Illinois, United States, North America, Chicago

Overview

Closest ski area to metro Chicago, the Four Lakes Ski and Snowboard Area is an ideal place to bring the family. It's all located within a cozy 20 acres of terrain. Although the vertical is a relatively short 100 feet, it's ideal for learning the skiing or snowboarding or honing your skills in between weekend trips.

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Elevation

  • 500ft
    Summit
  • 100ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 400ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 7
  • 7
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    40%

  • Intermediate Runs

    30%

  • Advanced Runs

    30%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    7

  • Terrain Parks

    1

  • Night Skiing

    9 ac

  • Longest Run

    0.1 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    9 ac

  • Snow Making

    9 ac

More Info

Ski rental at area; day lodge with cafeteria; bar and grill. Ski instruction offered for group and private skiers; Little Bumpers for ages 4-8 years.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing12/15/201803/01/2019
  • Days Open Last Year
    78
  • Projected Days Open
    70
  • Years Open
    57
  • Average Snowfall
    24"
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Latest News

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Illinois ski areas are holding fast with solid base levels and favorable daytime temperatures after a Valentines Day snow bouquet that...

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    Four Lakes Reviews

    417194
    26th November 20152
    over all isn't the best place for funFull review
    travis.heyer
    12th January 20151
    Signed up for lessons over Christmas break for our 6 year old - three lessons over the span of a week. Turned...Full review
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