Great Sledding Spots

sledding picAre you looking for a spot to enjoy the snow?  Here is a list of some of the best sledding spots in the Richmond area. Send us an email if you know of one that is missing email@completelykidsrichmond.com.  

Have fun, stay warm, and be safe!

Maymont  has several great sledding hills throughout the park.

Chimborazo Park and Libby Hill Park  in Church Hill.  Beware, Libbie Hill is steep.

The Hill in front of the Boatwright Library  at the University of Richmond.  Go early before the students wake up!

Virginia War Memorial  between Belvidere Street and S. 2nd Street.  This hill has a gentle slope and is long.

Bryan Park  at Hermitage Road and Lakeside Ave.

Hollywood Cemetery  in Oregon Hill.  The big hill down the back of the cemetery.

Forest Hill Park  at Forest Hill Avenue and W. 41st Street.  This spot is great for kids and risk takers alike.

Wellesley Hill  off Lauderdale Road in Short Pump.

The hill behind Colonial Heights Middle School.

Byrd Middle School  in Western Henrico.

Richmond Street  in Chester.

Enon Elementary School  and Providence Elementary School  in Chesterfield.

Powhatan Hill Park  between Williamsburg Road and Fulton Street offers a long even sloping hill.

Westham Park  just off Patterson Avenue on Baldwin Road.

A few notes:

  • This list is not in any particular order.  It has been compiled by our staff & readers over the years.
  • Sledding is allowed in all the city parks after snowfalls during the winter. Sledding on sheets of metal or similarly dangerous material or the use of any sort of mechanized devices on the slopes is prohibited. All parks close at dusk and sledding is prohibited after the park closes.  For more information about sledding rules and regulations contact, (804)646-1091.
  • Sledding is not permitted at The Country Club of Virginia, The Virginia Capitol, and Roslyn Seminary.