Top Sledding Spots in Northeast Ohio

Top Sledding Spots in Northeast Ohio

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When it comes to winter fun, nothing beats gliding down a hill of freshly fallen snow. Sledding is a family-friendly activity that can easily be adapted to your kids’ ages: make a short visit to a gentle slope for younger children, or stay for the day at a steep hill for older thrill-seekers.

If you’re looking for a sledding spot, check out the following hills recommended by park systems throughout the greater Cleveland/Akron area.

Cleveland Metroparks — clevelandmetroparks.com

Big Creek Reservation, Engle Road sled riding hill and Memphis sledding hill, 5247-5225 Big Creek Pkwy., Parma 

Brecksville Reservation, sledding area at Sleepy Hollow, Chippewa Creek Drive, Brecksville

Euclid Creek Reservation, sledding area at Kelly picnic area, Metro Park Drive, Euclid

Hinckley Reservation, coasting hill, East Drive, Hinckley

Huntington Reservation, Porter Creek sledding hill, 28492-28648 Lake Road, Bay Village

Mill Stream Run Reservation, sledding and tobogganing chutes, Valley Parkway, Strongsville

North Chagrin Reservation, sledding area at Old River Farm picnic area, Sunset Lane, Cleveland

Rocky River Reservation, Berrett sledding hill and Big Met Golf Course, Shepard Lane, North Olmsted

South Chagrin Reservation, Chagrin River Road sledding hill and Hawthorn Ridge sledding hill, Hawthorn Parkway, Bentleyville

Geauga Park District — geaugaparkdistrict.org

Beartown Lakes Reservation, 18870 Quinn Road, Auburn & Bainbridge twps.

Orchard Hills Park, 11340 Caves Road, Chester Twp.

 

Lake Metroparks — lakemetroparks.com

Chagrin River Park, Riverwood trail, 3100 Reeves Road, Willoughby

Chapin Forest Reservation, 10381 Hobart Road, Kirtland

Hidden Valley Park, 6500 River Road, Madison Twp.

Riverview Park, 4895 Bailey Road, Madison Twp.

 

Lorain County Metro Parks — loraincountymetroparks.com

Cascade Park, 387 Furnace St., Elyria

Vermilion River Reservation, 51211 N. Ridge Road, Vermilion

 

Medina County Park District — medinacountyparks.com

Allardale, 401 Remsen Road, Medina

Carolyn Ludwig Mugrage Park, 4985 Windfall Road, Medina

Green Leaf Park, 1674 S. Medina Line Road, Sharon Center

Hubbard Valley Park, 8600 Hubbard Valley Road, Seville

 

Portage Park District — portageparkdistrict.org

Towner’s Woods Park, 2264 Ravenna Road, Kent

 

Stark Parks — starkparks.com

Petros Lake Park, 3519 Perry Drive SW, Canton

Tam O’Shanter Park, 5055 Hills & Dales Drive NW, Canton

 

Summit Metro Parks — summitmetroparks.org

Cascade Valley Metro Park, Oxbow Area, 1061 Cuyahoga St., Akron

Firestone Metro Park, Tuscarawas Meadows Area, 2620 Harrington Road, Akron. Sledding also at Warner Road Area, 200 E. Warner Road, Akron

Furnace Run Metro Park, Brushwood Area, 4955 Townsend Road, Richfield

Goodyear Heights Metro Park, main entrance, 2077 Newton St., Akron

Munroe Falls Metro Park, lake area, 521 S. River Road, Munroe Falls

Sand Run Metro Park, North Hawkins Area, 800 N. Hawkins Ave., Akron

About the author

Denise Koeth is managing/digital editor of Northeast Ohio Parent. She writes for and assists with production of the print magazine, as well as manages digital content on the NortheastOhioParent.com website and oversees the brand’s social media activity. Denise grew up in Northeast Ohio and she and her husband are currently raising their two boys here.

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