Winter is here and there’s snow on the ground! It’s time to head out to one of the Stateline’s best sledding hills before it all melts. The Rockford area has several options for places to take your family sledding. Take a look at our list then pack up the kids, grab your sleds, snowboards, and tubes, and have fun!
At all locations, you sled at your own risk. Remember to dress warmly!
Please note: Sledding is no longer allowed at Aldeen Park in Rockford or Sand Park in Loves Park.
Hospital Hill in Beloit
623 Olympian Blvd., Beloit, WI
Hospital Hill is one of the most popular spots to go sledding in Beloit. Kids of all ages will enjoy the large hill. There’s plenty of parking nearby.
1006 W Lincoln Ave., Belvidere, IL
Beautiful Belvidere Park has a large hill for families to enjoy. The hill is located near the Locust Street entrance. There’s plenty of parking throughout the park.
218 S. Walnut St., Cherry Valley, IL
Baumann Park has a large hill that kids of all ages will have fun sledding, tubing or snowboarding on. There’s a large parking lot close to the hill.
Twin Sisters Park
3001 Harney Ct., Rockford, IL
Twin Sisters Park is a very popular sledding destination with large, somewhat steep hills. This location can get very busy on snowy weekends so you may want to go during the school day with little ones or immediately after school with the whole family.
Levings Lake Park
1420 S Pierpont Ave., Rockford, IL
Levings Lake Park has several large hills that kids can sled. This park is being suggested to use for sledding for the first time this year. Stop by their two fun playgrounds (treehouse and colorful) while you’re there.
Sinnissippi Golf Coure
1401 N. 2nd St., Rockford IL
After the Festival of Lights ends on December 31st, Sinnissippi Golf Course has some amazing hills that people can enjoy sledding on. Be sure to visit their two fun playgrounds (toddler and big kid) while you’re there.
Anna Page Park
2800 N. Springfield Ave., Rockford, IL
Once the home of a 250-foot toboggan chute that was removed in the ‘90s, Anna Page Park is still a great place to go sledding. It has smaller, gentler hills for the youngest kids to enjoy. There’s plenty of parking at the park.