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County: Berkshire City: Pittsfield Property: Public Park Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: No Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Some
Slope: ~45 degrees Length: ~100-200 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: click video camera for video of sledder on hill (Via YouTube) Photo: None Submitted By: Dave, 12-29-2010
Directions: On Route 20 in Pittsfield, the sledding hill is at Clapp Park. You can get onto Route 20 via Route 7 in either direction.

Comments: None.

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County: Bristol City: Attleboro Property: Private Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: No Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth Crowds: Some
Slope: Unknown angle Length: Unknown Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: No, (See comments)
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Steve King, 12-23-2004
Directions: Locust Valley golf course, off Oak Hill Ave.

Comments: There's no public parking and you can't park on Oak Hill Ave.c so the side streets get lined with the cars.



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County: Bristol City: Easton Property: Public Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: Yes Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth Crowds: Some
Slope: ~30 degrees Length: ~50-100 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Kris, 12-30-2008
Directions: Sledding hill located behind Ames Mansion at Borderland State Park. Enter the main entrance off of Massapoag Ave. The mansion will be to your right.

Comments: Plenty of parking and great trails for walking and cross country sking. A little bit of a walk from the parking area to the sledding area behind the mansion. Visitor Center. Stone Cabin that usually has a fire going.

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County: Bristol City: Easton Property: Private College Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: No Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth Crowds: Some
Slope: 25 degrees Length: 300-400 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Steve King, 12-26-2011
Updated By: Tricia Murphy, 12-30-2012
Directions: Sledding hill located outside of Donahue Hall at Stonehill College in North Easton, MA. Google Map Here. To find Donanue Hall on the campus, look for "C4" on this .pdf file map here.

Comments: The hill outside Donahue Hall is amazing! The hill has a nice steepness and there is plenty of parking.

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County: Bristol City: Fall River Property: Public Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: Yes Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Some
Slope: ~60 degrees Length: ~400-500 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Marco B. Moura, 12-19-2008
Directions: Located at Kennedy Park in Fall River, Massachusetts, it's been the number one location for sledding and free ice skating (skates not included).

Comments: There is ample room for parking within the parking lot but if not, off-lot parking is found around the park on all streets.

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County: Bristol City: Raynham Property: Public Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: No Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Some
Slope: ~45 degrees Length: ~50-100 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes (see comments)
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: None Photo: click camera for photo of hill Submitted By: Steve King, 1-20-2011
Directions: Sledding on the Borden Colony hill at teh Borden Colony recreation complex on Thrasher St.

Comments: Parking is permitted only on "certain sections" of nearby Thrasher Street.

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County: Bristol City: Raynham Property: Public School Permission: NO, SEE UPDATE BELOW
Designated Sledding Area: No Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Large
Slope: ~45 degrees Length: ~200-300 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: Yes Video: None Photo: click camera for photo of hill Submitted/Updated By: Steve King, 1-20-2011
Directions: Sledding hill behind Raynham Middle School, 420 Titicut Road.

Comments: None -- See update below.

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2011 Webmaster Update: A sledding ban has been instituted at the hill at Raynham Middle School by the city and the school. The hill runs off into a parking lot, where sledders can crash into cars, asphalt and each other.

Therefore, being the webmaster of this site, I recommend that you don't sled here!






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County: Essex City: Salem Property: Public Park Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: Yes Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Some
Slope: 35 degrees Length: 400-500 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: click video camera for video of sledder on hill (Via YouTube) Photo: None Submitted By: Carol Fairbank, 2-11-2011
Directions: Mack Park (Tremont Street / Grove Street / Mason Street) - Salem, Massachusetts

Comments: Parking there is ample parking in two lots, one at the top of the hill accessible from either the Tremont or Grove street side. There is a second small parking area at the Grove Street entrance.

If Mack Park were a ski hill, it would likely be classified as a blue square (although I've skied green circles and black diamonds of a similar pitch). It's always somewhat crowded after a weekend snowstorm and during school closings, but still a lot of fun, and the hill is wide enough to accommodate many riders at once. Also of interest: There is a skating area in the park, with the caveat that it is frequently snow-covered until the locals clear it for some hockey.

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County: Hartford City: Manchester Property: Public Park Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: Yes Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth Crowds: Some
Slope: 40 degrees Length: 300-400 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: click video camera for video of sledder on hill (Via YouTube) Photo: None Submitted By: Steve H., 1-21-2012
Directions: Sledding hill at Center Springs Park. Take Russell St. off Main st., Turn left on Liberty St then right on Hemlock. Take a left onto Lodge Dr. and park at the Rec. Center Office.

Comments: None

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County: Hampden City: West Springfield Property: Public Park Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: No Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth Crowds: Some
Slope: ~60 degrees Length: 100-200 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Brian, 1-21-2012
Directions: Sledding hill at park located on Amostown Rd across the high school football field. There is no sign for the park but it is adjacent to the Balise Skate Park.

Comments: Plenty of parking available either in Homestead Ave near the top of the hill or there is a lot at the intersection of Morton St and Massachusetts Ave. Most of the time there is plenty of room to sled but because of the layout things can get a little hectic at the bottom. The park is more of a basin with the top of the hill on Amostown Rd and Homestead St. Great place to go in the late afternoon and evening after the snow gets packed down and the crowds clear out.

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County: Hampshire City: Northampton Property: Public Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: Yes Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth Crowds: Some
Slope: ~40 degrees Length: 400-500 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: click video camera for video of sledder on hill (Via YouTube) Photo: None Submitted By: Richard, 1-15-2011
Directions: Hospital Hill, West St.

Comments: Parking at bottom of the hill and very fun for all ages.

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County: Middlesex City: Marlborough Property: Public Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: Yes Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: None
Slope: ~60 degrees Length: > 1000 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Bob, 1-23-2005
Directions: Jericho Hill, Brigham St., off of Clover Hill rd., off Forest st.

Comments: This is an old ski slope. Small parking area on property.



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County: Middlesex City: Marlborough Property: Public Permission: NO, SEE UPDATE BELOW
Designated Sledding Area: No Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Some
Slope: ~45 degrees Length: ~100-200 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Bob, 1-23-2005
Updated By: Jim, 1-1-2013.
Directions: Assabet Valley Regional High School, Fitchburg st. off route 85/290/495 interchange.

Comments: Parking in school parking lot. -- See update below.

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2013 Update:

An update was received from Jim (?) stating: "No sledding allowed. You will be asked to leave once, then escorted off the premises by the local authorities."

Therefore, being the webmaster of this site, I recommend that you don't sled here!




County: Middlesex City: Melrose Property: Private Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: Yes Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Large
Slope: 45 degrees Length: 200-300 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: Yes (see comments) Video: click video camera for video of sledder on hill (Via YouTube) click video camera for video of sledder on hill (Via YouTube) Photo: None Submitted By: Ken Brogan, 1-18-2012
Directions: Amazing sledding hill on the first hole of Mt. Hood Golf Club. 100 Slayton Rd., Melrose, MA.

Comments: Park on the left side of the clubhouse as you are entering the course. There are woods to the left of the hill. Smooth, steep drop to start, and a bumpy ride towards the end. What an awesome ride!!!! Long walk back up though,,lol

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County: Middlesex City: Natick Property: Private Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: No Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Some
Slope: 50 degrees Length: 50-100 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Loreen, 1-29-2011
Directions: The actual hill is on the Bacon Stret side of the Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA

Comments: Great location with two options for sledding one longer less steep hill. The other steeper more fun hill. Ample room and most people are very aware of each other and cautious. There is no parking on the school property but on streets around it is okay to park.

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County: Nantucket City: Nantucket Property: Public Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: Yes Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Some
Slope: ~30 degrees Length: Unknown Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Pete, 12-13-2005
Directions: Quaker Cemetery, is an empty stretch of hills. Bounded by Madaket Road on the north, Quaker Lane on the east, and Vestal St. on the south; it is easy to reach, by taking Main st to Caton Circle. At the circle turn left, the cemetery will be on your right. Turn right onto Vestal st. there will be a path to the cemetery.

Comments: There are no real hazards, except in the far NW corner, where there are some old stones. Popular with the young crowd.

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County: Nantucket City: Nantucket Property: Public Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: No Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Some
Slope: ~50 degrees Length: ~300-400 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: No
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Pete, 12-13-2005
Directions: The name of the place is Dead Horse Valley. It is general public land. From Nantucket town, head west on Main st. When you come to the civil war monument, turn left onto Milk St. Milk street, will fork, follow it to the right, as the left street, is one way. the next street you will come to, is Prospect, take a left onto Prospect. Take Prospect, until you see New Mill St. This is the left fork, but past Prospect, it is two way. The people on this street however, do not like traffic going up and down their street, so go past New Mill, and make a right onto Mill St. take Mill up a short hill. At the top of Mill, turn left onto Mill Hill Lane. Mill Hill, will become a country lane, after #11. on the right hand side, app. 20 yards past the house, you will see four white Public Way markers. You have arrived.

Comments: Dead Horse, is very popular amongst the local teens and kids. The slope starts out gentle, then becomes somewhat steep. There is another Hill on the other side, with some back trails, and other stuff, but soon, you enter peoples property. The other side, is very steep, and is for minor skiing.

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County: Nantucket City: Nantucket Property: Public Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: No Turf: Concrete Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Some
Slope: ~25 degrees Length: > 1000 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: No
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Peter, 11-14-2006
Directions: The main street sidewalk.

Comments: When the NPD closes Main and Orange streets, they let sledders use the Orange and Main sidewalk.

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County: Norfolk City: Franklin Property: Public Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: No Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Some
Slope: ~45 degrees Length: ~300-400 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: Yes (See Comments) Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Steve, 12-24-2007
Directions: Sled riding hill at Horace Mann Middle School at 224 Oak Street.

Comments: The best and most popular hill in Franklin, MA to go sledding on. NOTE: December 2007, a 15-year-old girl was injured while sledding down this hill. She hit her head on the ground after taking a jump. Use extreme caution when jumping your sled. Where helmets!



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County: Norfolk City: Medfield Property: Public Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: No Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Large
Slope: ~45 degrees Length: ~100-200 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Jack, 6-17-2012
Directions: Sledding hill located across from Medfield State Hospital (45 Hospital road, Medfield, Ma)

Comments: Parking at top of hill and nearby hill.

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County: Norfolk City: Sharon Property: Public Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: Yes Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Some
Slope: ~40 degrees Length: Unknown Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: Yes (See Comments) Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Russ, 8-29-2008
Directions: The sledding hill is called Petee's Hill and is located right near the center of Sharon, Massachusetts. Sharon's about halfway between Providence and Boston, 30 minutes from each city. Route 95 goes by the outskirts and Route 27 runs through the center of Sharon so it's pretty easy to get to. Just get to the center of town, Post Office Square, where North Main and South Main Streets, Depot Street, Billings Street and Pond Street come together. Go down Depot Street towards the train station, and pass by Pleasant Street on your right. At the next street, a dead end, take a right. On your left is Petee's Hill.

Comments: There is some parking on that dead end but there's a lot more parking in the center of town. The sledding hill is a good hill to sled on, but you have to be careful. There are some jumps for the snowboarders to the left and some thorny brush near the bottom sides, but other than that it's fun! It's cleared out and gets very steep, but there is a long lawn at the bottom so you glide to a stop.

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County: Plymouth City: Abington Property: Golf Course Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: No Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth Crowds: Some
Slope: Varies Length: Varies Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: No Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Steve King, 12-26-2011
Directions: Sledding hills located at Strawberry Valley Golf Course off of Washington St. Google Map Here

Comments: It's a golf course, but over the winter it is amazing for sledding!

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County: Plymouth City: Brockton Property: Public Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: Yes Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Large
Slope: ~40 degrees Length: ~100-200 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: Yes (See comments) Video: click video camera for video of sledder on hill (Via YouTube) Photo: None Submitted By: Ron Florio, 1-24-2009
Directions: Sledding hill located at D.W.Fields Park on the north side of Brockton off Oak St.

Comments: Ample parking in designated areas. Trees line both sides of hill. There are two seperate hills and both end on a wide open fairway.

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County: Suffolk City: Boston Property: Public Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: No Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth & Bumpy Crowds: Some
Slope: ~60 degrees Length: ~300-400 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: No, (See comments)
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: None Photo: None Submitted By: Nick, 1-6-2005
Directions: Sled riding hill is in the Arnold Arboretum. Harvard University owns it and it is called Weld hill. It is at the corner of Walter and South streets in Roslindale.

Comments: Parking is located on South street and various side streets. Awesome hill!

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County: Worcester City: Shirley Property: Public Park Permission: Yes
Designated Sledding Area: Yes Turf: Grass Texture: Smooth Crowds: Some
Slope: ~30 degrees Length: ~500-600 ft. Easily Accessible: Yes Nearby Parking: Yes
Hazards/Obstructions: None Video: click video camera for video of sledder on hill (Via YouTube) click video camera for video of sledder on hill (Via YouTube) Photo: None Submitted By: Anthony Sculimbrene, 2-17-2014
Directions: City park called Benjamin Hill Recreation Area just off Benjamin Road in Shirley, MA. Very visible and clearly marked. Google map here.

Comments: Ample parking as this is a city park (with a pool for use during the summer time). Used to be a small skiing hill for the town. Lots of cool trails up to the top of the hill and old ski lift machinery still in place (but not as obstructions). Good landing zone with hay bails for safe stopping. Great view from the top.

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