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Sledding in Parks

Every neighborhood has its favorite sledding hill for the snowy season, but sometimes adventurous New Yorkers like to explore a new park or compare their slope to other popular ones in the city. Below is a small selection of locations to sled in parks. Please note that while sledding is allowed in New York City parks, it is illegal to go sledding on golf courses.

Park Name Location
Claremont Park Interior of the park at 172nd Street between Teller Avenue and Clay Avenue
Crotona Park Slope behind ballfield #3 at Fulton Avenue and Cross Bronx Expressway.
Ewen Park West 232 Street, between Johnson and Riverdale avenues
Franz Sigel Park Interior of the park at 160th between Grand Concourse and Walton Avenue
Shoelace Park Anywhere between 220th and 230th streets along Bronx Boulevard
Park Name Location
Fort Greene Park Interior of the park at Willoughby Avenue
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 Eastern Parkway service road
McKinley Park Fort Hamilton Parkway and 75 Street
Owl’s Head Park Colonial Road and 68 Street
Prospect Park Near the Tennis House at Prospect Park West and 9th Street
Shore Road Park Shore Road and 97 Street
Sunset Park Interior of the park between 42nd and 43rd streets
Park Name Location
Carl Schurz Park 89th Street, lawn north of Gracie Mansion right off of East End Avenue
Central Park Pilgrim Hill (Near 72nd Street & Fifth Avenue, south of Conservatory Water)
Fort Tryon Park Billings Lawn (Enter the park from its southern end on Margaret Corbin Circle where Cabrini Boulevard and Fort Washington Avenue converge)
Highbridge Park By ballfield in 174th Street
Morningside Park 110 Street; 113 Street and Morningside Avenue; 122 Street and Morningside Avenue
Riverside Park Riverside Drive at 103rd Street
St. Nicholas Park 135 Street
Park Name Location
Astoria Park 19 Street between Shore Boulevard off Ditmars Boulevard
Bowne Park Small hillside on the 155 Street side of the park
Crocheron Park 35th Avenue opposite Golden Pond
Forest Park Mary Whelan Playground at 79th Street and Park Lane South
Juniper Valley Park Juniper Boulevard North & South near the Tennis Building at 75th Street
Kissena Park Eastside of Lake: enter Metcalf & 164 Street
Lower Highland Park Jamaica Avenue & Elton Street
Park Name Location
Clove Lakes Park Martling and Slosson Avenues

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