Sure Manhattan is crowded but it still has it’s fair share of perfect sledding hills when the conditions are right.
Sledding in Manhattan – Head uptown for the best sledding at:
Pilgrim Hill or Cedar Hill in Central Park
St. Nicolaus Park and Morningside Park in Harlem
Highbridge Park in Washington Heights
Inwood Hill Park
91st Street on the Upper East Side (a steep pedestrian street located between 2nd and 3rd Avenue)
Riverside Park at 91st Street, 103rd Street, and 105th Street.
Sledding in Brooklyn – Owl’s Head Park in Bay Ridge, Fort Greene Park, and Prospect Park
Sledding in Queens – Astoria Park, Juniper Valley Park, and Forest Park
Sledding in Bronx – Edwen Park has one of nyc’s steepest hills for the more experienced sledders or novices can try the gentler terrain at Van Cortlandt Park
Sledding in Staten Island – Clove Lake Park & Silver Lake Park
No Sled? No Problem.
We all don’t have snow sleds sitting in our closest so use these alternative improvised sleds:
- cookie sheet
- shower curtain
- trash bags (will tear bring several)
- yoga mat
- doga bed covered in a plastic trash bag and duct taped
- air mattress
- cafeteria tray