The 9 Best Skate Parks in Illinois!

Finding a decent skate park with smooth surfaces and the right terrain is often a challenge for skaters. Fortunately, Illinois offers several high-quality skate parks, many of which are free to the public and open year-round. The following skate parks are the highest rated and welcome skaters of all skill levels. 

1. Grant Skate Park, Chicago, IL

Opened in 2014, the Grant Skate Park in Chicago is one of the top skate parks in the country. Although located in a high-traffic area, this park has everything grinding/street skaters require. It features down rails, concrete ramps, stair sets, bar boxes, marble ledges, flat rails, two quarter pipes, and other unique ramps. Grant Skate Park is free to the public. 

2. Techny Prairie Skatepark, Northbrook, IL

Techny Prairie Skatepark is free and open to the public year-round, weather permitting. This 22,000-square-foot concrete skate park in Northbrook has everything a skater needs to practice and show-off some tricks. It offers bowls, ramps, rails, and ledges to satisfy all ages and skill levels. 

3. Asylum Skate Park, Lake Bluff, IL

If you want smooth skating at an indoor park, Asylum is the place to go. This top-rated skate park in Lake Bluff features indoor ramps, steps, rails, and more for skaters of all levels. The owners of Asylum also hold competitions, skate camps, and lessons for skaters to enhance their techniques. 

4. Wilson Skate Park, Chicago, IL

The Wilson Skate Park in Chicago is a smooth concrete park offering bowls, rails, pools, steps, and banks plus a fun box, hand rail and other obstacles. This well-maintained, outdoor skate park draws in a variety of skaters from newbies to professionals. It’s also free and open to the public year-round, so it can get crowded during warmer months. 

5. Logan Blvd. Skate Park, Chicago, IL

Located below the Kennedy Expressway in the Logan Square neighborhood, this edgy skate park is shared by BMX bicyclists and skaters. The park features a bowl corner, smaller quarters with hips, flat rails, fun box with small flat, smaller spine, and other skating surfaces. This 1.6-acre skate surface also features original artwork by a Chicago artist. 

6. Audubon Skate Park, Elk Grove Village, IL

Enjoy 11,000-square feet of skating terrain at the Audubon Skate Park in Elk Grove Village. Featuring a wide variety of ramps, this indoor skate facility is suitable for all skill levels. Admission fee is $2 for residents and $4 for non-residents. 

7. Burnham Park Skate Park, Chicago, IL

Burnham Park Skate Park is a free, outdoor skate park featuring concrete riding surfaces. Located at 31st Street and Lake Shore Drive in Chicago, this park features deep bowls and impressive obstacle ramps. Burnham Skate Park is suitable for all skill levels from beginner to advanced skaters. 

8. Villa Park Skatepark, Villa Park, IL

Expect smooth skating from this small skate park in Villa Park. Featuring a four-foot bowl with a spine snake run and six-foot quarter extension, this concrete park has a fun design with plenty of unique terrain for performing various stunts. Villa Park Skatepark is a newly-built park that’s open to the public free of charge. 

9. Chillicothe Skatepark, Chillicothe, IL

Chillicothe Skatepark is a relatively new skate park that’s open year-round, seven days a week. This skate park includes a super mission, grind box, sloped manual pad, grind rails, and more. There’s something for everyone at this free skate park in Chillicothe. 

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