After nearly six inches of snow fell in Lake County this week, kids from the area took to the hills - in this case, Hart's Hill in Round Lake - to enjoy a day off of school.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Got snow? Spend time outside together and have some winter fun.
We've finally got some significant snow on the ground, so it's time to grab your coats, mittens, hats, boots, and kids to go have some wintery fun. Here are 5 ideas to get everyone laughing, staying active, and enjoying the fresh air. As ew know the snow won't last long so take some time this week or weekend to enjoy. (Don't forget to top off your fun with a hot chocolate treat.) 1. Snowball Forts and Snowball Fights Whether you use your hands, loaf pans, buckets, or cut off platic milk cartons to make the walls of your super impenetrable fort, you’ll have a blast building a snow fort with the kids. Let the snow ball wars begin! A little nervous about kids and snow ball fights? Draw chalk people on your fence or garage door and throw your …
Friday, February 8, 2013
There's plenty of snow now to get out and enjoy some winter sports at Lake County Forest Preserves in and around Grayslake.
If cross-country skiing or snowmobiling is your thing, the Lake County Forest Preserves have you covered in and around the Grayslake area. Check out these forest preserve locations to learn more: For current winter sports conditions, call the LCFPD hotline at (847) 968-3235. Click here for more great forest preserve locations in Libertyville and Vernon Hills. Got a favorite spot? Tell us in the comments.