Great Sledding Hills in the Washington DC Area

Sledding in DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia

••• Photo © Gregory Costanzo

Although there are no "official" sledding hills in the Washington DC area, there are plenty of good places to play in the snow on a wintery day (beyond your backyard). Here are some popular sledding spots around the region.

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Sledding In Washington DC

Rock Creek Park - Connecticut Ave. and Calvert St. NW Washington DC

Battery Kemble Park - Chain Bridge Rd.

NW Washington DC

Ft. Reno Park - Fort Drive, NW Washington DC

Fort Dupont Park - Randle Circle. SE Washington, DC.

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Sledding In Maryland

Agricultural History Farm - 18400 Muncaster Rd, Derwood, MD (hill is by Bluebird Garden at the lower parking lot near the Activity Center)

Avenel Local Park - 10051 Oaklyn Dr, Potomac, MD

Long Branch-Wayne Local Park - 509 E. University Blvd. Silver Spring, MD

Takoma Park Middle School - 7611 Piney Branch Rd. Silver Spring, MD

Sligo Creek Golf Course - 9701 Sligo Creek Pkwy, Silver Spring, MD

Monument Park - 550 Maryland Ave. Rockville, MD

Tilden Woods Local Park - 6700 Tilden Lane, North Bethesda, MD

South Germantown Recreational Park  - 14501 Schaeffer Road Germantown, MD (hill behind Field F and hillside between Mooseum and TennisPlex)

Damascus Recreational Park - Kings Valley Rd. Damascus, MD (hillside near tennis court parking lot on Kings Valley Road)

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Sledding In Northern Virginia

George Washington Masonic Memorial - 101 Callahan Drive, Alexandria, VA

Jefferson Manor Park - 2909 Farmington Dr. Alexandria, VA

Lake Fairfax Park - 1400 Lake Fairfax Dr. Reston, VA.

Mason District Park - 6621 Columbia Pike. Annandale, VA.

Greenway Heights Park - 8203 Riding Ridge Place.

Great Falls, VA

Westgate Park, VA - 7550 Magarity Rd. McLean, VA

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Looking for more ideas of things to do? See 15 Winter Family Fun Activities in Washington DC