Best Sledding Hills in Metro Detroit

This is a guest blog post from Courtney Howell of Motherhood & Main, a place where moms can come together and connect as they journey through the various crossroads of motherhood.

After being spoiled by record-breaking temperatures in the mid-fifties for the first-half of winter, we finally got our first wave of snow. But that doesn’t mean the fun has to end!

Call me crazy, but winter was always my favorite season as a kid. I mean come on, snow days, ice-skating and sledding, what’s not to love? Now that my daughter is old enough to enjoy all fun that comes along with playing in the snow, I can’t wait to show her some of my favorite pastimes.

The best part is we don’t have to travel far to find some of Michigan’s best sledding hills because many of them are located right here in metro Detroit.

New to the area or not sure where to go? I’ve compiled a list of the best sledding hills in metro Detroit for you.

Beverly Hills, MI
Beverly Park | Directions | Phone: 248-646-6404

Birmingham, MI
Booth Park | Directions | Phone: (248) 530-1800

Farmington Hills, MI
Heritage Park | Directions | Phone: (248) 477-1135

Lake Orion/Orion Charter Township
Jesse Decker Park | Directions | Phone: (248) 391-0304

Madison Heights
Civic Center Park | Directions | Phone: (248) 589-2294

Kensington Metropark | Directions | Phone: (810) 227-8910

*Lost Lake Nature Park | Directions | Phone: 248-651-4440

Rochester Hills, MI
Bloomer Park | Directions | Phone: 248-656-4753
Borden Park | Directions | Phone: 248-656-4797

Shelby Township
*Stony Creek Metropark | Directions | Phone: 586-781-4242

*Waterford Oaks County Park | Directions | Phone: 248-858-5495

West Bloomfield, MI
Marshbank Park Sled Hill | Directions | Phone (248) 451-1900

White Lake
*Indian Springs Metropark | Directions | Phone: 248-625-6640

Civic Center Park | Directions | Phone: 734-675-4926

Other hills to consider

  • Birmingham, MI – Lincoln Hills Golf Course Sled Hill

  • Farmington, MI – Shiawassee Park

  • Grosse Pointe, MI – Vernier Hill

*Park fee or annual pass may be required for admission

What are you waiting for? Grab your sled, bundle up and get ready to have some good-old Michigan fun!

Courtney Howell is the founder and owner of the blog Motherhood & Main, a community where moms can come together, share experiences and empower one another as they journey through the many crossroads of motherhood.

Amber Louchart

Amber is the proud Homeschooling mother to four beautiful children, Damian (23), Rosaleigh (9), Carlyn (6), Naomi (3) and a wife to her loving husband, Chancellor. Her family also includes three cats. She loves being a stay-at-home mom and feels blessed to be able to care for her children full-time and provide them with so many opportunities through Metro Detroit Mommy.

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