There’s A Lake In Illinois Where You Can Waterski Or Wakeboard Without A Boat

Most people have never even heard of a wake park, but there’s one in the city of Rockford that is about to become everyone’s new favorite outdoor water attraction. This simple yet adrenaline-inducing lake activity is fun for Illinoisans of any age.

It’s that time of year when we can finally get back outside and enjoy nature, and for water lovers, this is the best way to do it. Check it out:

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:

West Rock Lake Park is located at 1420 S Pierpont Ave., Rockford, IL 61102, and you can learn more on its website or Facebook page.

For exciting things to try now that the weather is warmer, check out five waterfalls in Illinois that are hiding in plain sight here.

If you’ve ever been to this fun park, we’d love to hear from you. Share your experiences with us in the comments below.