You can’t be the only one having a blast in the snow. Once the snow hits the ground, kids gravitate towards any hill that has a slight incline to race their friends and family. On the other hand, cross-country skiing may not be in your children’s interest. Your kids also may not be old enough to downhill ski.
It’s that time of year to inflate that intertube and zip through the snow. Here is the complete guide of tallest Lake County hills for your tubing family fun.
Your kids have a great option of going down the sled hill at Lake Villa. The hill with an alias known as Caboose Hill, is lit every day weather permitting between the hours of 5:30 and 10 pm. Don’t be the caboose in the race for the bottom of the hill!
Just because it’s a beach location doesn’t mean you can’t have fun in the snow. Paulus has your winter fun with not only hill for your tubing pleasure, but also an ice skating rink in this Lake Zurich location. The park is open daily, but is not illuminated, so Paulus closes at dark.
At this Round Lake hill, it caters to every type of tuber. Whether it be your first time sliding down the hill or you’re a crafty veteran, Hart’s Hill obtains a small hill and a large hill for your tubing pleasure. This hill is unsupervised hill, but it has lights for you night tubers. Hart’s Hill is open daily from 9 am – 9 pm.
Outside of Lake Bluff Park District Recreation Center is the beautiful Blair Park Campus. In the wintertime, you better believe Lake County residents grab their tubes and galoshes to slide down their tall hill. Blair Park’s hill is lit, so you can have some nighttime adventures going down the incline at rapid speeds until 9 pm.
You could tube from sunrise to sunset to your heart’s content at the Wadsworth Sled Hill near Village hall. The hill closes at 10 pm. Attendees are prohibited from tubing down the south side of the hill.
Are you looking for a touch of nature combined with hilly terrain? While you enjoy a splendid evening making twists and turns on the ice or following the cross-country ski trails, your kids can go out on the hills of this Libertyville hill. The hill is open from 6:30 am to sunset.
A sign will be posted indicating whether the snow is deep enough to tube down for this Vernon Hills slope. Century Park Sled Hill has their venue lighted and open until 9 pm. While your children enjoy the joys of cross-country skiing or ice skating while the kids enjoy the tubing. If your chills are multiplying, Century Park has warming shelters on Saturday and Sunday from 1-9 pm.
Searching for thrills? You’ve found it at Mundelein’s largest hill outside of the Keith Mione Community Park and Sports Complex. To complement the swiftest tubing hill in Mundelein, the park also obtains an ice rink for open skate, hockey and broomball!
Just over the border into Wisconsin, Wilmot Mountain added a tubing hill to their repertoire. This tubing area extends to as long as 1,000 feet with a conveyor lift that takes you back to the top. In the daytime, you could reach speeds of 38 mph while at night your tube can hit over 50 mph. There are two hills: a kiddie hill and a regular hill. During the winter season, this tubing area is open every single day of the week 4-10 pm Monday through Friday and Saturday, Sunday and Holidays from 9 am – 11 pm.
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More Occasions to Tube
Lake County locals and visitors can have a barrel of fun at the Hawthorn Woods Community Park at their Winter Carnival on February 21. In addition to tubing, it will be a Saturday afternoon of refreshments entertainment, music, snowman building contest, games, old-fashioned wagon rides and more!