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Downtown

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Family-friendly.

This is the most well-known sledding hill in St. Louis! 

Hay bales line the bottom of the hill

to keep sledders away from the lake.

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This hill has steps leading back up to the top – bonus for moms with kids in tow!

two girls sledding down a hill

Metro East

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Must have at least 2 inches of snow for the hill to be open for sledding.

Only plastic or inflatable sleds allowed.

 

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Steeper hill, great for older kids!

 

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Big, open hill with lots of room.

The walk to the top can be tiring!

Great for all ages.

 

a boy on top of a hill on a sled with snow falling

Mid-County

St. Louis County Winter Outdoor Sports Department Policy: Sledding is allowed in all County parks except Lone Elk, Veterans Memorial, and Kennedy.

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Great hill for all ages.

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*CAUTION!*

While this hill looks short, it is quite steep.  It has earned the nickname “Suicide Hill” due to the number of broken bones and injuries kids have gotten while sledding.

Dreher Park

Warson Woods Drive and Ridgeline

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Great hill for all ages!

a young girl in a light blue jacket and pink snow pants walking in the snow with her red plastic sled

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There are two hills behind Pattonville Heights Middle School. They are medium-sized slopes, great for all ages!

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Sledding hill is at the corner of Brentwood and Forsyth.

North County

St. Louis County Winter Outdoor Sports Department Policy: Sledding is allowed in all County parks except Lone Elk, Veterans Memorial, and Kennedy.

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Head to the hill on the right when you pull into the main entrance.

Killer Hill

1 James J. Eagan Drive, Florissant, MO 63033

Across from the Florissant Civic Center

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The hill itself isn’t steep or dangerous, just steer clear of the telephone pole on the right side of the hill.

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This is a WINTER SPORTS park where you can snowmobile, cross-country ski, and sled. It has a great long, steep hill that is rarely crowded.

BONUS: Year-Round bathroom available!!

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Sledding hill is to the right of the pavilion.

a sign with an arrow that says “sledding” on a snowy hill near the woods

South County

St. Louis County Winter Outdoor Sports Department Policy: Sledding is allowed in all County parks except Lone Elk, Veterans Memorial, and Kennedy.

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The place to sled is at the scenic circle.

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The hill is long, but not steep so it is a perfect spot for younger kids to sled.

St. Charles County

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This park has hills of various sizes, making it a great sledding spot for all ages!

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Sledding hill is at the back of the park, near the pool.

West County

St. Louis County Winter Outdoor Sports Department Policy: Sledding is allowed in all County parks except Lone Elk, Veterans Memorial, and Kennedy.

a girl tipping sideways off of her sled in the snow

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Sledding hill sits behind the Early Childhood Center

between Crestview’s soccer and football fields.

Some parts are good for all ages,

and some parts of the hill have drop offs

that make it more suitable for older kids.

 

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Hidden Valley has a great tubing hill

(along with skiing and snowboarding)

however there is a fee.

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Sledding hill is located behind the

Greensfelder Recreation Complex

 

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Sledding hill between football field and soccer fields.

Good for all ages.

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Sledding hill is near the police station.