General Information • Cross-Country Skiing
Enjoy the serene setting at Arrowhead Golf Club!
Cross-country skiing is an economical winter sport for all ages which provides hours of fun and exercise. This low impact sport offers the health benefits of aerobic exercise and assists in burning calories and building muscles.
Arrowhead Golf Club offers groomed trails, rental equipment and instruction. There’s no trail fee. Skiing is allowed on the golf course except in roped off areas. Skiers also have the opportunity to use the Herrick Lake Forest Preserve trails.
Monday-Friday: 9 am to dusk
Saturday and Sunday: 8 am to dusk
Ski Rentals* (two hours)
Package (includes skis, boots, pole)
Adult: $15 | Child (12 & under): $10
Skis $8 | Boots $6 | Poles $5
*A security deposit is required to rent skis – credit card, driver’s license, student ID or car keys. Ask about our school group rates.
Cross-Country Skiing/Snow Conditions Update >
Green means GO and Red means NO
The course is available for skiers when the flag just to the west of the Arrowhead Pro Shop is green and closed when the flag is red. A six inch base and safe conditions are required for skiing.
For more information and/or snow conditions, please call 630-653-5800.
Cross Country Skiing Tips and FAQs
Who can use the course at Arrowhead Golf Club?
The course at Arrowhead Golf Clubis open to the general public. To check ski conditions contact Arrowhead Golf Club at 630-653-5800 or visit their Rainout Line page for updates.
Are there any age restrictions for participants?
10 years of age and older is suggested.
Are cross-country ski lessons offered?
Lessons are not available.
Where do I get equipment?
Arrowhead Golf Club offers equipment rentals.
What type of clothing should be worn?
To maintain the level of warmth that is comfortable to you, it is best to dress in layers. Gloves are important, we suggest wool vs. cotton if available.
Is snowshoeing allowed on the course at Arrowhead?
Snowshoeing is prohibited at Arrowhead Golf Club, but it is available through the Lincoln Marsh.