Now that we finally have a little snow, I wanted to make sure you all knew where you and the kids (or just you) can have some old-fashioned sledding fun. Instead of going to your same old spot, you know the one everyone and their brother goes to so you can barely find an inch of space. We’ve got a list of some of the best spots for you to try, some close, others a bit farther.
Pack up your toboggan, sled, disc, inner tube, or just yourself for some old fashioned belly sledding and head on over to:
Flagstaff Hill on Boston Common (near the baseball diamond)
The Bowl in Boston next to Jamaica Pond, Jamaica Way & Perkins St.
Dorchester Park off Adams Street in Dorchester
Weld Hill at Arnold Arboretum, corner of Walter and South streets in Roslindale with parking on
South street and various side streets.
Fallon Field, Roslindale
Marine Park, Farragut Rd.
Puddingstone Park, 174 St. Alphonsus St.
Peter’s Hill, 125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain
Olmsted Park, 217 Jamaica Way, Jamaica Plain
Highland Park – Fort Hill, 20 Fort Ave., Roxbury
Millennium Park, 300 Gardner St., West Roxbury
Larz Anderson Park in Brookline which offers both huge and more modest hills and parking.
Amory Park, 45 Armory St., Brookline
Cory Hill Outlook, Summit Ave., Brookline
Danehy Park, 99 Sherman St.
Spy Pond Park in Arlington
Oakley Country Club in Belmont
Prospect Hill Park in Waltham which features some long runs.
Tufts in Medford. A nice hill in the back of the school.
DeNormandie Dairy Farm in Trapelo Road in Lincoln
Benjamin Hill on Benjamin Road in Acton
Elm Hill Preservation off Route 16 at Wellesley/Natick border
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
Bethany Hill School in Framingham
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
Wheatlands Hill in Topsfield
Woodsom Farm on in Amesbury
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
Coakley Middle School, Norwood
Norfolk Golf Club in Westwood
Strawberry Valley Golf Course in Abington
When you’re done sledding you might also like to check out: