Legendary Rockford Area Sledding Hill Announces Final Season
The hill referred to by sledders as "Mount Trashmore" soon won't be the place Loves Park residents go to have some fun in the snow.
The hill which is an alleged a former landfill was a popular destination for families who loved to sled during the winter.
As of yesterday, the hill is going out of business. A picture shared on Facebook by Loves Park Neighborhood Watch Group said "Last season for sledding at SAND PARK POOL."
The picture shows a sign behind a fence:
Due to ongoing
This is the last season
Sledding will be allowed
On-site. In 2019, The
sledding hill will be
converted to a nature
preserve, as agreed
to by the Illinois
Facebook commenters didn't hold back their disdain for the decision saying "We need to be adding to our community and it's families, not taking things away" and "My childhood had a lot more to do in this city than the childhood of my kids do now."
What do you think? Do you or your family sled at Sand Park pool? Where will you go now?