Best Places to Go Sledding on Long Island

Great Hills for Sledding on Long Island

Say it ain't snow! But it is! And you don't even have to leave Long Island to find optimal sledding spots. We've rounded up a few places where you can hit the powder for FREE. Safety first though, so be sure to check your surroundings for sticks/rocks/etc., wear a helmet and proper snow gear to keep warm. Bring your own equipment and be ready for some fun!

Don't forget to check out our January GoList and Event Calendar for more ideas on how to keep your entire family entertained, whether the weather outside is frightful—or delightful. There's also plenty of seasonal fun in our Long Island Winter Fun Guide, from skiing to hot chocolate spots to FREE events all winter!

Nassau County

Christopher Morley Park – Roslyn
Searingtown Road
516-571-8113

Flower Hill Park - Manhasset
Stonytown Road and Port Washington Blvd.

Bethpage State Park - Old Bethpage
516-249-0701

Eisenhower Park - East Meadow
Hempstead Turnpike
516-572-0348

Grant Park - Hewlett
Bowling and Sheridan Ave.
516-571-7821

Malverne High School field - Malverne
Corner of Lakeview and Ocean Ave

Cedar Creek Park - Seaford
516-571-7472

Newbridge Road Park – Bellmore
783-2500

Suffolk County

Belmont Lake State Park - North Babylon
Southern State Parkway Exit 38, North Babylon
631-667-5055

Heckscher Park - Huntington
Main Street

Hoyt Farm Town Park - Commack
200 New Highway
631-543-7804

Wicks Park - Commack
Wicks Road & Larkfield Road

St. George Golf Course - Setauket
134 Lower Sheep Pasture Road
631-751-0380

The Grange - Sayville
10 Broadway Ave.
631-472-7016

Bald Hill - Farmingville
North Ocean Avenue
Note: This is one of the highest areas of elevation on Long Island.

Additionally, you can ask other parents, places that sell sleds or look for people pulling children on them. For more information about parks in your area, please call your Town Hall office. Please note that most state parks have free parking and only open when weather permits. Most have accumulation rules, so please call in advance before you bundle up the kids and head over. 

 

Originally posted on January 10, 2013 and updated in January 2017

Area/Neighborhood: 
location: 
Christopher Morley Park
500 Searingtown Road
11576 Roslyn , NY 40° 47' 6.3744" N, 73° 39' 42.3972" W
New York
Bethpage State Park
99 Quaker Meeting House Road
11735 Farmingdale , NY 40° 44' 26.7324" N, 73° 27' 29.2464" W
New York
Eisenhower Park
1899 Hempstead Turnpike
11554 East Meadow , NY 40° 43' 27.0192" N, 73° 33' 59.7852" W
New York
St. George Golf Course
134 Lower Sheep Pasture Road
11733 Setauket , NY 40° 55' 13.8108" N, 73° 6' 37.1304" W
New York
The Grange
10 Broadway Ave.
11782 Sayville , NY 40° 45' 18.054" N, 73° 4' 1.812" W
New York
Cedar Creek Park
3340 Merrick Road
11783 Seaford , NY 40° 39' 53.514" N, 73° 30' 20.916" W
New York
Newbridge Road Park
2600 Newbridge Road
11710 Bellmore , NY 40° 39' 15.2496" N, 73° 32' 2.6124" W
New York
Heckscher Park
1 Heckscher State Parkway
11730 East Islip , NY 40° 43' 49.0872" N, 73° 10' 6.6972" W
New York
Belmont Lake State Park
Southern State Parkway Exit 38
North Babylon , NY 40° 44' 10.194" N, 73° 20' 25.3716" W
New York
Bald Hill
North Ocean Avenue Pennysaver Amphitheater
Farmingville , NY 40° 49' 44.6412" N, 73° 1' 16.086" W
New York
Malverne High School field
Corner of Lakeview and Ocean Ave
Malverne , NY 40° 40' 2.316" N, 73° 39' 38.3436" W
New York