The World’s First Snowboard Park Is In Illinois And It’ll Leave You Flabbergasted

You probably didn’t know that Illinois is home to a snowboard park. This rare find is often overshadowed by ski resorts, but the true snowboarding fan will know this place well.

Winter memories are made here. Scroll on for more information about this popular spot.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

Raging Buffalo Snowboard Ski Park is located at 1 Alan Drive in Algonquin, and you can get more information on its website or Facebook page. Reservations are recommended (and required for lessons), so be sure to plan ahead.

For more winter fun in Illinois, check out the mystical creature that only comes around the state one time of the year.

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