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:
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.
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.