Dec 5, 2016

Dan Ryan Woods For Sledding

For Sledding

The hill: The slope at Dan Ryan Woods is bigger and more family-friendly than steep Swallow Cliff in Palos Park (which may close this season due to erosion).
Where: 87th Street and Western Avenue (800-870-3666,
Elevation: 45 feet
Length of run: 200 feet
Number of runs: Unlimited—you can sled down any side of the hill. There’s a gentle slope perfect for young children and a steep, fast route for everyone else.
Cost: Free
Rules: No tubes or metal-edged sleds
Safety: Unsupervised by the forest preserve, so sled at your own risk.
Hours: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily, December through February (closed December 25). Open only when snow depth measures three inches or more.
Perk: Lighted runs allow for night sledding.

Old toboggan slide facing demolition - tribunedigital-chicagotribune

May 18, 2007 - The two toboggan slides in the Dan Ryan Woods are choked with bramble, surrounded on all sides by a barbed-wire fence.But Marge Polo ...

Dan Ryan Woods - The Forest Preserve District of Cook County

One of the few forest preserves within the city of Chicago, Dan Ryan'splayfields, picnic groves, sledding hill, paved trail and natural areas make it a popular family destination. One of the few forest preserves within the city of Chicago, 257-acre Dan Ryan Woods is a popular and ...

Sledding & Coasting - The Forest Preserve District of Cook County › Recreation

Dan Ryan Woods West. 87th St & Western ... Use of skis, non-winter style tubes, carpets, snowboards, toboggans and metal-railed sleds is strictly prohibited.

The Demise of the Toboggan Run - Chicago Life

Feb 1, 2006 - Of the toboggan runs that were once open, the ones at Bemis Woods, Dan Ryan Woods, Deer Grove and Jensen Slides, there was one that ...

Dan Ryan Woods - Landmarks & Historical Buildings - 87th and ... - Yelp › ... › Landmarks & Historical Buildings

 Rating: 4.8 - ‎8 reviews
8 reviews of Dan Ryan Woods "The Dan Ryan Woods was a HUGE part of my ... There was also a toboggan style paved run, which is no longer available.

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 Rating: 3.8 - ‎33 votes
Address, Suggest an address ... Comments. Bob Pyrky — 1 starI think they should put back the toboggan run, this city takes away and just keep collecting money.

Best Sledding Hills In Chicago and the Suburbs - Red Tricycle

Dec 15, 2015 - Dan Ryan Woods ... The famous toboggan slides from this Northwest side hill are gone, but .... Riverwalk Sled Hill at Rotary Hill – Naperville

A History of Tobogganing in Bemis Woods - Western Springs, IL Patch

Feb 13, 2013 - But, they also found time to build a wonderful toboggan slide in the ... its toboggan slides, some of which were also located in the Dan Ryan ...

Linside Chicago: Toboggan Slides [Listen] « WXRT

Apr 16, 2014 - Part of your winter identity was attached to your tobogganrun. You were a Dan Ryan Woods kid on the great Southwest side or a Jensen slide ...

Finish line for toboggan run: Dan Ryan Woods slides 'an eyesore ...

May 4, 2007 - Byline: Alexa Aguilar May 4--The two toboggan slides in the Dan Ryan Woods are now choked ... | Article from Chicago Tribune (Chicago, ...

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