- Our family oriented resort opened in December 1981
- Valley Floor: 528 ft.
- Summit: 790 ft.
- Vertical: 262 ft
Skiable Terrain – 28 Acres
- 25% Beginner
- 50% Intermediate
- 25% Advanced
Average Annual Snowfall – 38 inches
Average Length of Season
- Early December through mid-March
- Typically 75 days
Trails - A variety of 14 trails for all levels of ability
- We are able to provide snow necessary for a 75 day season.
- Consistent and systematic improvements to our snowmaking system throughout the years have significantly enhanced our ability to keep fresh snow on our trails for your winter fun.
Location - Nestled in Coal Creek Valley above the Mississippi River.
- Only 10 minutes from the Quad Cities just off IL Rt 92 in Andalusia.
Lift System - Uphill Capacity 10,500 per hour - assures you of short lift lines!
- Two Quad Chairs
- One Double-Double
- One Rope Tow
- Two Magic Carpets
Night Skiing/Snowboarding - Offered seven days a week on all trails.
Terrain Features - Snowstar offers variety of features throughout the entire area which are reshaped and relocated regularly.
- Numerous Rails ( 20’ Augie Flat Down; 20’ Flat-Down-Flat; 20’ Flat-Down-Disaster; 12’ A-Frame; 21’ Battle Ship; 20’ Double Barrel Flat).
- Boxes(40’ Flat Slide;6’ Mini, 14’ Slide; 20’ A-Frame; 45’ Bismarck Giant Battle Ship; 30’ 10” Cannon; 20’ Dragon Tail).
- More Rails and Boxes are arriving soon!
- Table Tops.
- Hip Jumps.
- Quarter Pipe.
- And More in the Making!
Longest Run - 3/4 Mile
Day Lodge – 6,000 sq ft
- Cafeteria - upstairs
- Bar and pizza/sub shop - downstairs
- Two fireplaces
- see Menu pricing
- Patio with cook-outs on sunny days
- Ticketing outlets
- Group check-in
- Gift and Forgot-It Shop
Rental Shop – Located adjacent to Teaching Area
- 1,225 Shaped Skis
- 275 Snowboards with a variety of bindings
Learning Center – Little Dipper teaching area is isolated from other trails.
- Features a Magic Carpet and is immediately adjacent to the Rental Shop
- PMTS Direct Parallel Certified
- 65 Instructors
- All Levels
- Private and Group
- Kids Programs
Ski Patrol - NSP Staffing at all times.
Stargazer Tubing Hill
- Five lanes
- 68’ vertical drop
- Serviced by Magic Carpet