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slides: Rhode Island’s Best Hills for Sledding

Sunday, January 24, 2016

 

This week's storm left us with super drifts and piles of snow all over Rhode Island.

Which means it's time to pull out the sleds, toboggans and tubes, Rhode Island! Here are locals' favorite go-to spots. Let us know what yours are!

 

Image Credit: Flickr/Skippy

 

Related Slideshow: Rhode Island’s Best Hills for Sledding

This week's snow left us with super drifts and piles of snow all over Rhode Island. 

Which means it's time to pull out the sleds, toboggans and tubes, Rhode Island! Here are locals' favorite go-to spots. Let us know what yours are!

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Moses Brown

Providence

Moses Brown's campus, on Lloyd Avenue in Providence, has been an East Side winter fun mainstay for years and years. While Moses Brown used to have two great hills, the recently installed softball field has reduced sledding real estate, but there is still opportunity for families to enjoy a fun day out in the snow.

Photo: GoLocalProv file

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RI Country Club

Barrington

Locals love the golf course at the RI Country Club, near Washington Street, which may be called "Suicide Hill" but is very family oriented, and a great thrill for young kids.

Photo: GoLocalProv file

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Roger Williams Park

Providence

There are several hills of varying size to choose from, including a popular spot near the Temple to Music. This is a very popular spot that people from all over Rhode Island flock to for the downhill thrill.

Photo: Tim Pierce

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Salter Grove Park

Warwick

This popular West Bay sledding destination off of Narragansett Avenue is a picturesque small park with a great downhill slope.

Photo: GoLocalProv file 

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Silver Spring Golf Course

Riverside

This East Bay location on Pawtucket Avenue is popular for kids of all ages who enjoy sledding and tubing.

Photo: GoLocalProv file

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Jenks Park

Central Falls

Jenks Park, off of Broad St, is a popular spot for sledding in Rhode Island's smallest city. Enjoy the slopes near the historic Cogswell Tower and sliding down "Dexter's Ledge."

Photo: Flickr/Steven Depolo

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St. George's School

Middletown

The slopes at St George's School on Purgatory Road in Middletown boast an awesome view while you enjoy the snow. 

Photo: Flickr/Skippy

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Daggett Ave Ball Field

Pawtucket

There are three slopes behind the ball fields on Daggett Avenue that offer something for everyone at this popular downhill spot. 

Photo: Flickr/Skippy

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Lincoln Woods

Lincoln

Located between Routes 146 and routes 123, Lincoln Woods has hills of varying degrees of heights and difficulty, making a fun spot for the experienced and the novice snow enthusiast.

Photo: Flickr/Mark Seton

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India Point Park

Providence

India Point Park, off of Gano St and near Wickenden Street offers sledding for people who fear hitting trees because, well,  there's no trees to hit.

Photo: GoLocalProv file

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Neutaconkanut Hill

Providence

In addition to popular sledding slopes near the bottom of the hill, snowshoeing and cross country skiing are offered at this legendary Providence slope.

Photo: Flickr/Red Rose Exile

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Dunes on Division St

West Greenwich

East and West Greenwich locals know the drive is worth it for these awesome slopes. The sand dunes on Division Street are popular for off roading and ATV use in the summer, too.

Photo: Flickr/Red Rose Exile

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Burr's Hill Park

Warren

Snow lovers on the East Bay flock to Burr's Hill Park on Water Street, south of Warren Town Beach for downhill thrills. 

Photo: Flickr/Mt Washington Road

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Bain Middle School

Cranston

The hills behind Bain Middle School on Cranston St. are a hot spot for Cranston and area families for sledding and tubing.

Photo: Flickr/Tim and Julie Wilson

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Memorial Park

Johnston

The hills behind the softball fields at Johnston Memorial Park are popular for residents with families, as well as teens and anyone looking for some fun in the snow.

 

Photo: Flickr/Anthony J

 
 

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