Get Your Sled On – The Best Sledding in Metro Detroit!

By: Kurt Buesching | January 2, 2012

There is nothing quite like sledding to make you feel like a kid again! Flying down the hill, wind in your face, blue sky above as you scream and laugh your way down the hill… it is exhilarating! The great thing about sledding is that whether you are 5, 15 or 45, it provides fun and excitement. Get your coats, hats and boots on and get ready to sled at some of these great locations!

Beverly Park in Beverly Hills
Not overly crowded and good for patrons of all ages.

Bloomer Park in Rochester Hills
248-656-4753
Boasts a very large hill and great sledding. Open for runs Thursday-Sunday.

Borden Park in Rochester Hills
248-656-4797
Very secluded from the surrounding roads with hills that are not as steep, making it the perfect family destination.

Civic Center Park in Madison Heights
The quintessential sledding hill you see on almost every news station following a big snow! Be forewarned, the crowds can be heavy because of its popularity.

Indian Springs Metropark in White Lake
248-625-6640
7am-8pm – Park fee or annual pass required for admission
Great family sledding, with one side less steep for the littler sledders and the other offering thrills for the older crowds.

Jesse Decker Park in Orion Charter Township
(248) 391-0304
Very fast hill with a dip at the end that allows sledding enthusiasts to “catch some air”!

Kensington Metropark in Milford
6am-10pm – Park fee or annual pass required for admission
Offers both sledding and tobogganing with runs split between beginners, intermediate and advanced riders.

Lost Lake Nature Park in Oakland
248-651-4440 ext. 229
Great sledding with the bonus of a warming shelter available!

Stony Creek Metropark in Shelby Township
586-781-4242
Hills available for sledding, tobogganing and snowboarding.

Waterford Oaks County Park in Waterford
In addition to family sledding, there is also a toboggan run that boasts a 55 foot drop with speeds up to 30 mph!

Michigan has an abundance of snow in the winter, so you might as well get outside and enjoy it! For more great places to sled all over the great state of Michigan, visit www.sledriding.com.