What's the best thing to come out of a big snow storm? The epic sledding of course!
When you live in New York City, you may think Central Park is the only real place to take your sleds and have a fun snow day, but that is not true! There are plenty of places to go sledding in the city across every borough. Here are some of the hot sledding spots around the city to help you have the most enjoyable snow day or weekend!
Best Sledding In Upper Manhattan:
Central Park - the entrance at 72nd street and 5th avenue
St. Nicholas Park - The slope at 135th street
Highbridge Park - Near the field house at 174th street and Amsterdam Avenue
Inwood Hill Park - Entrance near 214th street and Indian road
Riverside Park - The hill at 91st street, 103rd street or a steeper slope at 105th street
Morningside Park - 110th street and Morningside drive
Carl Shurz Park - East End avenue at 89th street
Best Sledding In Lower Manhattan:
Stuy-Town & Battery Park City - 20th street Loop Hill and Teardrop Park
Best Sledding Hills in Brooklyn:
Prospect Park - 9th street and Prospect Park West
Sunset Park - Between 42nd and 43rd streets
Fort Greene Park
Owl's Head Park - Colonial road and 68th street
Highland Park – Highland Boulevard and Jamaica Avenue.
Hillside Park – Columbia Heights between Middagh and Vine streets.
Lincoln Terrace Park – Between Buffalo and Rochester avenues, adjacent to the Eastern Parkway service road.
McKinley Park – Fort Hamilton Parkway and 75 Street.
Best Sledding Hills in Queens:
Astoria Park - 19th street between Shore and Ditmars Boulevards
Forest Park - 79th street and Park lane
Juniper Valley Park - 78th street
Bowne Park - 155th street
Best Sledding Hills in the Bronx:
Van Cortlandt Park
Crotona Park - Fulton Avenue around East 172nd street
Claremont Park - 172nd street and Teller avenue
St. Mary's Park
Best Sledding in Staten Island:
Clove Lakes Park - Martling and Slosson avenues
Silver Lake Park
Have any other good sledding spots in New York City? Let us know in the comments! Via Mommy Poppins