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Gather your family and friends for a fun day of sledding (when weather conditions permit). Some of the hills are lit for nighttime enjoyment. Be sure to use caution and follow basic sledding safety guidelines (see below).

Metroparent's top picks

Bayside Village Hall

9075 N. Regent Road Bayside

The hill is located just north of Village Hall on the corner of Fairy Chasm and Regent roads.

Brown Deer Park

7835 N. Green Bay Road Brown Deer

The hill is along Range Line Road, just south of the main entrance to the park.

Calhoun Park

5400 S. Calhoun Rd.

New Berlin

There are two hills, and both can be accessed from the park's south entrance on Calhoun Road.

Kletzsch Park

6561 N. Milwaukee River Parkway, Glendale

Go east at the park's main entrance to the Milwaukee River Parkway. Go North, and the hill will be up on the west side of the street.

LaFollette Park

9418 W. Washington St. West Allis

With a gentle slope, this hill, in the middle of the park next to the main building, is a good option for beginners.

Lowell Park

2201 Michigan Ave.

Waukesha

The No. 1 spot to go in Waukesha. It's near Lowell Elementary School and also has a toboggan run.

Mee-Kwon Park

6333 W. Bonniwell Road Mequon

This wide hill is on your right after you drive south from the park entrance.

Park Arthur

S63 W17833 College Ave. Muskego

The 50-foot hill is one of the many features of his new park.

Whitnall Park

5879 S. 92nd St.

Hales Corners

The main hill is right next to the golf course clubhouse. A smaller hill perfect for little ones is farther north. This hill has concessions available.

Wilson Park

4001 S. 20th St., Milwaukee

Centrally located for south side families, this park's hill is popular. The park is also home to the Wilson Ice Arena.

More sledding hill from Milwaukee County Parks:

Day-time Sledding Hills (weather permitting)

Brown Deer Park, 7835 N. Green Bay Rd.

Columbus Park, 7301 W. Courtland Ave.

Currie Park, 3535 N. Mayfair Rd.

Greene Park, 4235 S. Lipton Ave.

Hales Corners Park, 5765 S. New Berlin Rd.

Humboldt Park, 3000 S. Howell Ave.

LaFollette Park, 9418 W. Washington St.

McCarty Park, 8214 W. Cleveland Ave.

McGovern Park, 5400 N. 51 Blvd.

Mitchell Park, 524 S. Layton Blvd.

Park Arthur, S63W17833 College Ave., Muskego, WI 53150

Pulaski Park (Milwaukee), 2677 S. 16 St.

Wilson Recreation, 4001 S 20 St.

Whitnall Park, 5879 S. 92 St.

Lighted Sledding Hills for night-time fun (weather permitting)

Lighted Daily, 4:30-8:30 p.m.

Currie Park, 3535 N. Mayfair Rd.

Humboldt Park, 3000 S. Howell Ave.

Pulaski Park (Milwaukee), 2677 S. 16 St.

Park Arthur, S63W17833 College Ave., Muskego, WI 53150

Whitnall Park, 5879 S. 92 St.

*Sledding Safety

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons recommends the following safety guidelines:

Essential Safety Guidelines

  • Sled only in designated areas free of fixed objects such as trees, posts, and fences.
  • Children in these areas must be supervised by parents or adults.
  • All participants must sit in a forward-facing position, steering with their feet or a rope tied to the steering handles of the sled. No one should sled head-first down a slope.
  • Do not sled on slopes that end in a street, drop off, parking lot, river or pond.

Preferred Safety Guidelines

  • Children under 12 years old should sled wearing a helmet
  • Wear layers of clothing for protection from injuries.
  • Do not sit/slide on plastic sheets or other materials that can be pierced by objects on the ground.
  • Use a sled with runners and a steering mechanism, which is safer than toboggans or snow disks.
  • Sled in well-lighted areas when choosing evening activities.
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