Ann Arbor Sledding Hills

The Best Ann Arbor Sledding Hills

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Ann Arbor offers a number of great sledding hills! Which is your favorite? We have reviewed several hills over the last few years.

Ann Arbor Sledding Profiles

Over the years we have visited and profiled several different sledding hills.


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Rolling Hills

Rolling Hills is the most established sledding hill in the Ann Arbor. They have a rental room, lights for night sledding, and roped off lanes that are cleared and relatively easy to climb back up.

Ann Arbor Sledding Hills - Rolling Hills

Read our profile of Rolling Hills Sledding Hill.

At a Glance

Address: 7660 Stony Creek Rd, Ypsilanti
Hours: 8a-9p when sufficient snow
Price:
$6/day county resident
Rentals: Tubes and XC Skis
Restrooms: At times



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Leslie Science & Nature Center

The hill behind Leslie Science and Nature Center is great for sledding. My daughter’s impressions was that the hill was shorter but steeper than other hills..

And as a bonus you can visit the outdoor raptor enclosures.

Sledding at Leslie Science & Nature Center

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At a Glance

Address: 1831 Traver Rd,
Hours: Daylight Hours
Price:
Free
Rentals: No
Restrooms: No



Huron Hills Golf Course

Huron Hills Golf Course offers a variety of hills throughout the golf course on the west side of Huron River Dr. In general, the hills at Huron Hills are smaller but there are a lot of them which allows you to spread out from other sledders. I also liked that the parking is at the bottom of the hill and you don’t have to walk back up after your last run.

Sledding at Huron Hills Golf Course

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At a Glance

Address: 3465 E Huron River Dr,
Hours: Daylight Hours
Price:
Free
Rentals: No
Restrooms: No



Veterans Memorial Park

Veterans Memorial Park has a big sledding hill behind the ice rink. When the ice rink is open you have access to restrooms and even the snack bar inside.

Sledding at Veterans Memorial Park

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At a Glance

Address: 2150 Jackson Ave.
Hours: Daylight Hours
Price:
Free
Rentals: No
Restrooms: When the Ice Arena is Open



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At Home

We have a tiny hill in our backyard which is perfect for my daughter when it is still snowing and road conditions are not good. (It also allows me to stay indoors).

Sledding at Home

Other Ann Arbor Sledding Hills

A few times I have suggested trying out new hills, but my husband prefers to go with the known (and the proximity to home helps). This winter I think we will give some other hills a try. Note, sledding hills at schools should only be used when school and before/after care are not in session (which is fairly easy in 2020/2021).


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Slauson Middle School

Several readers yesterday mentioned the hill at Slauson Middle School (1019 W. Washington St). This was the first time that I have heard Slauson mentioned, so we will add it to our list to check out this winter.

Buhr Park

Several readers also discussed Buhr Park (2751 Packard Rd) as a place to go sledding. From what I understand, the hill is better for younger children.

Leslie Park

Leslie Park has a sledding hill as well. However, one of our readers has recommended not trying to drive to it without a 4WD. Several cars were stuck in a December 2016 storm.

Ann Arbor Open School

Ann Arbor Open School (920 Miller Ave) has two hills that offer sledding fun. Mack Pool is attached to the school and when it is open the bathrooms are available.

Northside School (A2STEAM)

When we visited Leslie Science & Nature Center, we drove by Northside and there were some people sledding in front of the school.


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Beyond Ann Arbor

Sometimes the snow just misses Ann Arbor, but hits other parts of the Detroit Metro Area. Check out Metro Detroit Mommy for 5 great hills in other parts of the metro area.

More Suggestions

Do you have a favorite Ann Arbor sledding hill? If we’ve missed your favorite, share it on our social media and I’ll add it to the list.

5 thoughts on “The Best Ann Arbor Sledding Hills”

  1. Sledding hill by Sugarbush park (North Ann Arbor) – there is a small playground near by the sledding hill too

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