Indianapolis December 30, 2017
10 Epic Sledding Hills Around Indianapolis That Will Make Your Winter Unforgettable
We’re off to a snowy start to our Indianapolis winter, which can only mean one thing: tons of sledding! While Indy isn’t well known for its hills, there are still plenty of places to go sledding in the city. These 10 epic sledding hills offer some of the best winter adventures.
1. Rhodius Park
This downtown park offers and awesome sledding spot with a great view of the Indy skyline. The park is also completely free and full of fun. You'll find it at 1720 W Wilkins St., Indianapolis, IN 46221.
2. Brookside Park
This epic sledding hill is located on the east side of Indianapolis and boasts an insanely good time. With a large and wide sledding hill, tons of kids can enjoy an incredible sledding experience all at once. You'll find this awesome sledding spot at 3500 Brookside Parkway South Drive, Indianapolis.
3. Simon Moon Park
Located nearby in neighboring town Westfield, this incredible park has an unforgettable hill that's perfect for sledding fun. You and your family will find hours of fun awaiting here. While the climb may seem difficult, it's well worth the reward! Find this hill at 2710 E 171st St., Westfield, IN 46074.
4. Garfield Park
Garfield Park is a popular place to go sledding on the south side of Indianapolis. Though there's one hill that's the most popular, there are several smaller hills throughout the park that you can check out. There are also shelter houses nearby, so families can wait while their kids "hit the slopes". You'll find this park at 2345 Pagoda Dr., Indianapolis, IN 46203.
5. Freedom Park
This incredible park in nearby Greenwood transforms into a true winter wonderland during colder months. It's the perfect place to take kids of all ages to enjoy hours of endless sledding. You'll find this great spot at 850 W. Stop 18 Rd., Greenwood, IN 46143.
6. Ellenberger Park
This popular city park is located in Irvington, just east of downtown, and has some pretty neat rolling hills (for Indiana anyway). There are smaller hills little kids can enjoy, while the park's largest hill becomes a popular sledding destination after every snowfall. When you're done, you can enjoy more winter fun at this park's ice rink. You can check it all out at 5301 East St. Clair Street, Indianapolis, IN 46219.
7. Paul Ruster Park
This little known park may actually be the best sledding destination in central Indiana. After a large climb, you'll find yourself on top of a pretty steep hill, where you can go sledding in any direction. It's like this park was custom made for winter days. You'll find this park at 11300 E Prospect St., Indianapolis, IN 46239.
8. Fort Harrison State Park
As Indy's only state park, Fort Harrison offers one of the biggest sledding hills around. If you're looking for the best sledding adventure you can find, this park is the one for you. You'll find it at 6000 N. Post Road, Indianapolis, IN 46216.
9. Glenns Valley Nature Park
This hidden park offers a bunch of different sledding opportunities, letting you find the right sized hill for your family. The park tends to get fairly crowded during the wintertime, but there's always plenty of room for everyone to enjoy hours of sledding. You'll find it at 8015 S Bluff Rd., Indianapolis, IN 46217.
10. Southeastway Park
Just southeast of Indy in New Palestine, Southeastway Park has an incredible sledding hill that you'll want to try for yourself. Kids and adults alike can enjoy this awesome hill that's bound to provide hours of fun. You'll find this park at 5624 S Carroll Rd., New Palestine, IN 46163.
What’s your favorite place to go sledding in the city? For more winter fun, be sure to check out this
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