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Four Lakes Ski Area

5750 Lakeside Dr, Lisle, IL 60532-2523
+1 630-964-2550
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Great for 2 reasons

Great place to learn how to ski/snowboard on your own. Also, great to re-sharpen your skills before... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
vscalone
,
lisle, Il
via mobile
Good warm up for extended ski trip

Use for getting ready for western ski trips. Always have to get used to tow rope, but facility... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
Kenneth D
,
Lisle, Illinois
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good33%
  • Average16%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible4%
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“great pizza” (2 reviews)
“tows” (3 reviews)
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Hours Today: 04:00 - 22:00
LOCATION
5750 Lakeside Dr, Lisle, IL 60532-2523
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+1 630-964-2550
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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

Great place to learn how to ski/snowboard on your own. Also, great to re-sharpen your skills before you go on a real ski trip. Other than that not much more to be had. I don't do any fancy jumping when snowboarding so I can say...More

Thank vscalone
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Use for getting ready for western ski trips. Always have to get used to tow rope, but facility only opens when snow9both natural and man-made) is adequate. Also, excellent food at pub on site.

Thank Kenneth D
Reviewed 26 January 2017

It's not Aspen, but for a little local snow hub the kids will love this. Some adults will as well. They have various activities for all ages and skill groups. It really is a hidden little snow gem tucked away in the suburbs!

Thank Lisa2735
Reviewed 21 December 2016

The Four Lakes Ski area is good for your first ski experience - you don't have to travel far to find out what its all about.

Thank Maria_MRD
Reviewed 15 November 2016

This place is ok, it gets insanely crowded on Saturdays during the day. Best time to go is after 4. Not a bad hill, they do have a park but I wouldn't recommend going till mid January( the terrain park is best then because there...More

Thank Joe T
Management response:Responded 18 November 2016

Hi Joe, thanks for the review. We try to do what we can with what Mother Nature gives us! That being said, we are always striving to update snowmaking equipment and snowmaking capabilities. We hope that the next time you come out you get the...More

Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

We live 10 mins away and had never been here and that's a shame. Our kids were skiing for the first time and took to it like fish to water after lessons. The bar next to the rental shop js great pizza and good beer....More

Thank Shekhar T
Reviewed 27 February 2016 via mobile

There is not much to add. Illinois is not know for its mountains but if you want a small quaint place to learn and spend a partial day, it's great. My grandson took a lesson from Scott who helped him master the basics. The joy...More

Thank SteveAK
Reviewed 21 May 2015

Only rope tows here but a great starter place for kids to learn to ski and/or snowboard. They have a nice warming area, restaurant, and rentals available including helmets.

1  Thank TeresaH33
Reviewed 4 April 2014

Only tow rope lifts here; they get really tiring after a few runs. There is VERY poor control of the skiiers here. Sure, there's rules but they aren't enforced at all. I got kicked in the back of the head by someone being reckless and...More

1  Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 2 March 2014

Parents are not allowed to enter the area. They had no one at the tow rope to assist any small child. The mentality is buy a lesson or buy a ticket if you want to help your child. My daughter came back crying with one...More

2  Thank jjbigs17
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Chicagotraveler113
15 January 2017|
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Response from Christopher B | Property representative |
Hello, if you rent a snowboard and need to swap to skis in less than one hour, you are able to do that for no charge. If it has been longer than 1 hour since your rental then you will have to pay for a ski rental ($20). We... More
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