Snow means one thing to kids – It’s Sledding Time! We’ve found 12 of the best places to go sledding in Indianapolis.
Maybe a couple listed are new to you – perfect for exploring! Keep this list on standby for a snowy weekend or day when cabin fever settles in, and you’re ready to turn the family loose outdoors!
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Top 12 Places to go Sledding in Indianapolis:
Fort Harrison State Park
6000 N. Post Road, Indianapolis
The only Indianapolis/Lawrence-based state park is located at 59th and Post Road and includes a massive sledding hill with plenty of space for everyone. $7/car state park admission fee required.
5624 South Carroll Road, New Palestine
You report a fabulous hill and plenty of parking, while Indy Parks reports this is one of their ‘approved’ hills for sledding in Indianapolis.
2450 S. Shelby Street, Indianapolis
The same site as the Garfield Park Conservatory and Sunken Gardens and Garfield Park Arts Center is a quieter sledding spot according to its fans without the bustle of better-known locations. Also, an Indy Parks-reported approved sledding hill.
Flat Fork Creek Park
16141 E. 101st Street, Fishers
This 60-acre features tons of wide-open spaces to run through the snow, PLUS a 60-foot, ADA-compliant sledding hill!
Simon Moon Park
2710 E 171st Street, Westfield
This park features 2 designated sledding areas on one massive hill – an East slope and a South slope. More slopes = less waiting in line!
W. Stop 18 and County Road 100 W, Greenwood
Well known for the Freedom Springs water park, the sledding hills predate the water fun and fans love it!
11800 Koteewi Drive, Noblesville
Slide 700 feet down groomed lanes in a snow tube to a soft landing, and then ride the tow line back to the top for another run. Kotweewi Run is central Indiana’s only groomed snow tubing hill
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2700 W. 116th Street, Carmel
At this Carmel Clay park, kids can slide down the two-story sledding hill. There is even a gradual walkway up the hill to make the trek to the top easier for both kids and parents.
5301 E. St. Clair, Indianapolis
A 42-acre park with rolling hills, this location is another one of those approved Indy Parks sledding spots. Check out this vintage sledding photo at Ellenberger Park!
1500 S. Center Street, Plainfield
A big spot for sledding, we’re told that the parking lot is close enough to the sledding hill that it’s easy to jump in the car, warm up, then head back out for more sledding!
Paul Ruster Park
11300 E Prospect St., Indianapolis
The incline is just the right height for all ages to enjoy. No trees or other obstacles allows sledders to pick up speed quickly and the climb back to the top isn’t so brutal.
Washington Township Park
435 Whipple Lane, Avon
This Avon park has a large sledding hill and a large playground to play in afterward. The best spot for sledding at this location is located right behind the large shelter, and is pretty steep for the adventure seekers.