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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

By Emily Papa, Publisher of Macaroni Kid South Hills January 8, 2022

Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!!! It's time to pull out the sleds and winter gear my Pittsburgh friends. 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, no matter where you live in the 'Burgh! While you're out and about making memories and naming YOUR number one sledding hill in Pittsburgh, we want to see you finding your family fun! Tag Macaroni KID Pittsburgh in your photos using #pghmackid for a chance to be featured on our site and social media. Do you have a great sledding hill in Pittsburgh that's not on our list? Tell us about it here, and we'll look into getting it added!

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

List updated January 2022. 

Please note that this list has been researched and written by Macaroni KID publishers. It is NOT to be reproduced in any print or digital form without explicit consent from the publisher. If you'd like to share this on your blog or webpage, please give credit to Macaroni KID Robinson and link directly back to this page. 

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 

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 or submit it here. Don't forget to send us your photos too or use #pghmackid on social media for a chance to be featured!

*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!