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Philly’s Best Sledding Hills

Keep this guide handy for the next snow day.

You’ve got enough powder to slide on, and the perfect sled for the job. But where to go? We asked our experts: our readers, and members of the Philly Family Facebook community, for their favorite Philly sledding hill. Here are their top picks, with a few of our favorites:


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1. Belmont Plateau

2000 Belmont Mansion Dr.

One of the city’s best spots.

2. Philadelphia Museum of Art Steps

2600 Benjamin Franklin Parkway

For the quintessential Philly experience.

3. Clark Park

4300 Baltimore Ave.

A West Philly favorite.

4. Carpenter’s Woods

Sedgwick and Sherman streets

Tucked inside this Mount Airy oasis is a small but fun hill that’s perfect for smaller kids.

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5. Franklin Square

200 6th St.

Old City’s fairly flat, but there’s a small hill here, behind the miniature golf course, that’s great for little kids.

6. Lemon Hill

Lemon Hill Drive

If you’re looking for steep, this is your spot.

7. Kendrick Recreation Center

5822 Ridge Ave.

This is a big draw for Roxborough families.

8. Thomas Mansion

6245 Wissahickon Ave.

Another big hill, often filled with older kids.

9. Water Tower Recreation Center

209 E. Hartwell Lane

A medium hill that’s close to hot chocolate.

10. Gorgas Park

6300 Ridge Ave.

Another Roxborough favorite.

11. Seger Park

1020 Lombard St.

Local parents like the little hill next to the dog fence.

12. Walnut Lane Golf Course

800 Walnut Lane

Steep hills make this a winter winner.


Photograph by Syda Productions for Canva. 




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