When the snow starts to come down, randomly throughout the winter months and of course quite heavily at the end of April, getting outside and sliding down the hill on sleds, tubes, or flat pans from your mother’s kitchen. Get outside and play in the snow in and around Denver, before the 300 days of sunshine melt it away!
7 GREAT SLEDDING SPOTS IN AND AROUND DENVER
1# ROBINSON PARK
Robinson Park in the Hilltop neighborhood is a community favorite spot when the snow comes down. Easy sloping hills and just a few blocks away from Locanda Del Borgo – a sweet Italian cafe that sources their ingredients locally whenever possible.
Psst… Community favorite!
2# RUBY HILL PARK
Ruby Hill Park is the place to be after a snowfall in Denver. It has a spot just for skiing and snowboarding that is separate from the sledding hills. This spot gets busy so come prepared to take turns and make sure to stay in the area for sledding because you can get ticketed for unsafe sledding.
Psst… Most Popular in Denver!
3# BARNUM PARK
Barnum Park has a maze of trails around a bike park, playground, dog park, and sweet hills for sledding! These hills are perfect for the smaller members of the family, so they can enjoy the snow without going too fast or getting run over by the bigger thrill seekers.
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4# GEORGE WALLACE PARK
George Wallace Park is nestled in the Denver Tech Center and has great hills along Goldsmith Gulch for sliding down. When you are all done with sledding there are a number of great spots to eat nearby.
Psst… Tucked in the DTC neighborhood!
5# JEFFERSON PARK
Jefferson Park has great sloping hills right near Downtown Denver. If you are there without kids late in the afternoon cross the street to Mackinzie’s Coctails and Wine to enjoy some warming alcohol. Or if you have kids with you and they don’t get tuckered out take a trip over to the Children’s Museum of Denver to play with hands on exhibits.
Psst… Low Key Hill.
6# STAPLETON’S CENTRAL PARK
Stapleton’s Central Park is another part that is great for kids and families. This park has many paths, a playground and a pond, so this is a park you will want to visit when the snow has melted away as well.
Psst… Great for Families!
7# KEN CARYL SLEDDING HILL
Ken Caryl Sledding Hill is THE place to go sledding. It is in the name. Locals say that parking is limited so be prepared to walk a little ways in your snow suit. The hill is north facing so the snow will stay on for a while even with all of the sunshine, and the slopes are long and gentle so the rides will be delightful.
Psst… Long Lasting Snow!