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Best Places to go Sledding in Greater Boston

Winter fun for sleds & toboggans of all shapes & sizesBest Sledding Hills in the Boston Area

Discover some of the top sledding hills and venues in the Boston area.  Bundle up and hold on tight! And get ready for a great day to play in the snow.

Boston Area Sledding Hills 

• Flagstaff Hill on Boston Common (near the baseball diamond)

• Danehy Park in Cambridge

• The Sugar Bowl in Boston next to Jamaica Pond

• Breed Hill / Bunker Hill in Charlestown

• Larz Anderson Park in Brookline which offers both huge and more modest hills and parking.

• Weld Hill at Arnold Arboretum, corner of Walter and South streets in Roslindale with parking on South street and various side streets.

• Cory Hill Park in Brookline

• Dorchester Park off Adams Street in Dorchester

• Amory Park in Brookline


Sledding Hills in the North Suburbs of Boston

• Tufts University in Medford. A nice hill in the back of the school.

• Hillview Country Club on North Street in North Reading

• Mount Hood Golf Course in Melrose

• Seven Bump Hill in Malden

• Cable Hill in Ipswich

• Mount Hood in Melrose

• Lynch Park in Beverly

• Dane Street Beach in Beverly

• Woodsom Farm on in Amesbury

• Wheatlands Hill in Topsfield

Favorite Sledding spots in the West Suburbs of Boston

• Spy Pond Park in Arlington

• Oakley Country Club in Belmont

• NARA Park in Acton

• Prospect Hill Park in Waltham which features some long runs.

• Elm Bank Reservation off Route 16 at Wellesley/Natick border. (Mass Horticultural Society)

• Severance Hill at Wellesley College behind Davis Museum

• Warren Park at Wellesley Rec Dept, Route 16 Washington St

• Schofield Elementary School, Park at 27 Cedar St. in Wellesley

• Kelly Memorial Field om Elmwood Road adjacent to Bates Elementary in Wellesley

• Jericho Hills, Brigham off Clover Hill Rd, off Forest in Marlborough

• DeNormandie Dairy Farm in Trapelo Road in Lincoln

• 45 Trapeo Road in Lincoln

• NARA Park's Amphitheater Hill in Acton is a great location for sledding! It is located at the upper parking lot off Quarry Rd. Open during daylight hours.

• Benjamin Hill on Benjamin Road in Acton

• Cutler park in Maynard

• Hill in front of the former Calvin Coolidge School in Maynard, on Rte. 62

• Norfolk Golf Club in Westwood

Places to go sledding in the South Suburbs of Boston

• Pete's Hill in Sharon, located near Sharon center.

• South Shore Country Club in Hingham

• Coast Guard Hill in Marshfield

• Gaffield Park in Norwell

• First Parish in Norwell

• D.W. Field in Brockton

• Borderland State Park in Easton/Sharon (behind the Ames mansion)

• Ponkapoag Golf Course in Canton

• Higashi School in Randolph

• Furnace Brook Golf Course in Quincy

• Scituate Country Club in Scituate

• Strawberry Valley Golf Course in Abington

• Coakley Middle School, Norwood

Have a favorite spot that you don't see here? Let us know!

Looking for more ideas for outdoor winter fun?  Discover some great places to go ice skating in Boston in our handy guide to winter fun.  

Downhill skiing is another great way to get outdoors and explore groomed mountain trails covered with snow.  Visit our guide to Skiing Near Boston to find some terrific Ski Resorts near you.

If downhill skiing isn't your thing, snow tubing or cross country skiing is another option to get out into the wilderness, and explore trails covered with snow. 

For more information about things to do in the Boston Area in the Winter, visit our Winter Guide to Family Fun in Boston, a list of where to ice skate in Boston, and our February Vacation Guide.  Being in the know about where the best sledding hills near Boston can also be key for outdoor family fun. 

You can also stay on top of all the fun happenings in Boston with our Boston events calendar.  We highlight lots of family-friendly events and activities in our popular, free weekly newsletter to help you make the best of your free time.  Stacey Sao

Stacey Sao has been the Managing Director of the family-friendly events and activities website, BostonCentral for over 20 years.  She continues to enjoy discovering and exploring new places to visit in the Greater Boston area.