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Best Sled Riding Hills In Pittsburgh

Here are the best places to go sled riding in the Pittsburgh area this winter

December 17, 2020

We asked and you told us! Whether you are going "sledding" or "sled riding", we have tried and tested the BEST Sledding Hills in Pittsburgh! Some are really worth the drive from any location! If you grab any super cute photos of your family in the snow while sledding this winter, send them to emilyp@macaronikid.com for a chance to be featured in this article.


As always, please obey all posted signs and sled at your own risk!

List updated February 17th, 2021

Here are the Best Places to go Sled Riding in Pittsburgh this Winter:

Sunny Slopes, South Park

Dormont Park Sled Hill, Dormont (We like to call this Dynamite Dormont Park!) near Dormont Pool 

Mt. Lebanon Golf Course, Mt. Lebanon 

Snyder Park, Whitehall

Peterswood Park, Venetia

Flagstaff Hill at Schenley Park, Oakland

Frick Park, Squirrel Hill ➡️Near the Blue Slide Park

McCormick Elementary, Moon Township

Hyde Elementary, Moon Township

North Fayette Township Sled Hill 

Cowboy Hills, Point Breeze ➡️this is near Frick Park Bowling Green Area on Reynolds Street 

Chapel Hill at Chatham University, Squirrel Hill

7 Bumps at Highland Park, Highland Park (off Lake Drive)

Highland Park near the Gardens of King Estate (5501 Elgin Street) 

Mellon Park, Shadyside ➡️near Phipps Garden Center corner of 5th and Shady 

North Park, Hampton ➡️ by the Boat House and Golf Course

Harmony Hill, Ambridge

Bronx Hill at Bronx Baseball Field, West View (off Center Avenue) 

Blueberry Hill Park in Franklin Park, Wexford PA  Off of I-79 and I-279 N. Signs in park will point your way. 

Knob Hill Park, Wexford

Hartwood Acres, Hampton (off of Middle Road) 

Jeffrey Primary, Shaler

Boyce Park Sledding Hill, Plum

Where is your favorite sledding hill in the 'Burgh? We'd love to hear about it and possibly add it to our list! Send your suggestions to emilyp@macaronikid.com. Don't forget to send us your photos too!

*This list was originally published in 2016. While we have done our best to make sure all the information is still accurate and up to date, please make sure you are permitted to sled ride on any hill before you proceed and that you follow any posted guidelines. Be safe and have fun!