With snow on the horizon it’s time to talk sledding! There is nothing more quintessentially winter than sledding. Dust off your snow pants and check out one of these local favorite spots for Sledding in Rhode Island.
Please use common sense by choosing an area free of trees and other obstacles to keep everyone safe with you enjoy your snow day. For more info on sledding safely, check out these tips from Kids Health.
Colt State Park, Route 114, Bristol
Colt State Park is right on the water, so be prepared for cold. But there is plenty of parking, gazebos for cover & ample options.
Chase Farm, 669 Great Rd., Lincoln
Diamond Hill Park, 4300 Diamond Hill Rd, Cumberland
Diamond Hill used to be a small ski resort, so the sledding is top-notch with some trails that are several miles long. Pack a thermos and snacks, the kids won’t want to leave!
India Point Park, 201 India St, Providence
Bundle up, it will be cold by the water, but the sledding is great and it’s just a short trip into Providence to grab some Hot Cocoa to warm up!
Roger Williams Park, 1000 Elmwood Ave, Providence
Fort Adams State Park, 80 Fort Adams Dr, Newport
Fort Adams is great to visit anytime of the year, but covered in snow it’s even more beautiful. With lots of parking, plenty of history, and close proximity to lots of great Newport lunch options this would make a great family excursion the day after a storm.
Johnston War Memorial Park, 1583 Hartford Ave, Johnston
Great hills behind the softball fields and easy parking!
RI Country Club, Barrington, 150 Nayatt Rd, Barrington
The Country club is a great choice for older kids who want big hills, but there are also some great smaller hills for the younger set.
Neutaconkanut Hill Conservancy, Legion Memorial Dr, Providence
This popular sledding spot is a great place for hiking & they even offer guided hikes in the winter. Follow them on Facebook for details.
Capron Park & Zoo, 201 County St, Attleboro, MA
Just over the border in Attleboro, Capron Park Zoo has some great sledding spots, ample parking & popcorn in the Zoo’s gift shop!