The Best Places to Go Sledding in New Jersey by County

Posted on: January 2nd, 2014 by

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Best Places to go Sledding in New Jersey


We’re scouring our state to check out the best places to go sledding in New Jersey you want to know about. So many communities in the Garden State have great hills to enjoy sledding. Check out our listing below to find a great local sledding location near you. This is a work in progress, so keep checking back as we discover more places to enjoy winter fun. If you have one we should add or see one listed that no longer allows sledding, please note it in the comments.


These are the best sledding spots in New Jersey that we have heard about from readers like you. However, you should check with your township before heading out to sled for any restrictions or limitations.


Please click on your county’s name to find our listing of the best sledding locations for it.

Atlantic County Sledding Locations

  • Egg Harbor Township Police Athletic Club, Egg Harbor Township
  • Nature Reserve, Egg Harbor Township
  • Manheim Hills, Galloway

Bergen County Sledding Locations

  • Atkins Glen Park (The Sand Pit) Freemont Avenue, Park Ridge
  • Borough Hall, New Milford
  • Citizens Park, Ridgewood
  • Cobblestone Hill, Carlstadt
  • Froggy Park, Tenafly
  • Bear Mountain, Fort Lee
  • Hillside Elementary School, Closter
  • Midland School, Paramus
  • New Milford Town Hall, New Milford
  • Northern Valley Regional High School, Demarest
  • Ramsey High School, facing Island Avenue, Ramsey
  • Ridgefield Park High School, Ridgefield Park
  • Samuel Nelkin County Park, Wallington
  • TJ Hill/ Thomas Jefferson Middle School, Fair Lawn
  • Van Saun County Park, River Edge
  • Votee Park, Teaneck
  • White Beeches Golf & Country Club, Haworth

Burlington County Sledding Locations

  • Golden Pheasant Country Club, Lumberton
  • Laurel Acres Park, Mount Laurel
  • Memorial Park, Cinnaminson
  • Tomlinson Park, Medford
  • Stokes Hill, Moorestown
  • Millcreek Park, Willingboro
  • Steinhauer Hill, Maple Shade

Camden County Sledding Locations

  • Audubon Lake Park, Audubon
  • Blueberry Hill Trail, Gibbsboro
  • Bunker Hill Road, Woodcrest, Cherry Hill
  • Fairmont Drive and Johnson Road, Gloucester Township
  • Frank Donio Memorial Park, Sicklerville
  • Haddonfield Friends and Erlton School Park, Cherry Hill
  • Haddonfield Hill, Haddonfield
  • Haddon Lake Park, Haddon Heights
  • Penn Hill, Pennsauken

Cape May County Sledding Locations

  • Stone Harbor Golf Club, Cape May Court House

Cumberland County Sledding Locations

  • City Park,  Millville
  • Union Lake Bluffs, Millville

Essex County Sledding Locations

  • Branch Brook Park, Newark
  • Brookdale Park, Rose Garden Hill, Bloomfield
  • Carteret Park, Glen Ridge
  • Cedar Hill, Livingston
  • Cameron Field, South Orange
  • Fisher Field, North Arlington
  • Flood’s Hill, Meadowbrook Lane, South Orange
  • Francis A. Byrne Golf Course, West Orange
  • Hillside School (Hillside Ave.) Livingston
  • Jefferson Elementary School, Maplewood
  • Leonia Swim Club, Grand Avenue and Moore Street, Leonia
  • Lincoln Woods, West Pierrepont Avenue and Carmita Avenue, behind Lincoln School, Rutherford
  • Maplewood Memorial Park, Maplewood
  • Montclair Public pool, sledding hill across the street, Montclair
  • Montclair University, Montclair
  • Mountainside Park, supervised sledding from 12pm – 4pm, Montclair
  • New Newark Baptist Church, Newark
  • Nishuane Park, Montclair
  • PIP Park, off North Central Road, Hudson Terrace at Palisades Interstate Parkway, Fort Lee
  • Pulaski park, Bloomfield
  • Redwood Elementary School, West Orange
  • Reinheimer Park, Nutley
  • Riker Hill Park, Livingston
  • Ridgefield Park Jr./Sr. High School, Ridgefield Park
  • South Mountain Reservation, along Brookside Drive, West Orange/Millburn
  • Verona Park, Verona

Gloucester County Sledding Locations

  • Chestnut Branch Park, Mantua Township
  • St. Patrick’s Elementary School, Woodbury
  • Turnersville Automall, hill with drainage ditch at bottom, Turnersville

Hudson County Sledding Locations

  • Bayonne County Park, Bayonne
  • Braddock Park, North Bergen
  • Bunny Hill, Kearny
  • Veterans Memorial Field, Kearny

Hunterdon County Sledding Locations

  • Cold Brook Reserve, Tewksbury
  • Hoffman Park, Hampton, Union Township
  • Musconetcong Gorge Perserve, Bethlehem
  • The Sledding Hill at Tuccamirigan Park, Flemington
  • Old Belle Mountain Ski Area, Lambertville
  • Round Valley Recreation Area, Annandale
  • Spruce Run Elementary School, Annandale/Clinton
  • Tower Hill Park, Bethlehem
  • Voorhees State Park, Glenn Gardner

Mercer County Sledding Locations

  • Banchoff Park, Ewing
  • Hamilton Public Library, hill behind, Hamilton
  • Rosedale Park, Lawrence
  • Springdale Golf Course, Princeton
  • Veterans Park, Hamilton
  • Mcgills Hill in Washington Crossings Park

Middlesex County Sledding Locations

  • Buccleuch Park Between the Raritan River and Easton Avenue, New Brunswick
  • Donaldson Park, Highland Park
  • Home Depot, Rt 9, Old Bridge
  • East Brunswick High School, East Brunswick
  • Jamesburg Park, East Brunswick
  • Red Barn Hill, New Brunswick
  • Roosevelt County Park, Edison
  • Ethel Eoad, Edison
  • Watchung Circle, Edison
  • Samsel Upper Elementary School, Sayreville
  • Thompson Park, Jamesburg, Monroe Township
  • Woodlot Park, South Brunswick/Kendall Park

Monmouth County Sledding Locations

  • Atlantic Highlands Elementary School, Atlantic Highlands
  • Beacon Hill Golf Course, Middletown
  • Cheesequake State Park, sledding permitted adjacent to the Hooks Creek Lake parking area,  Matawan
  • Glennwood Cemetery/Aldi, West Long Branch
  • Holmdel Park, Park hours are from 8am-7pm, Sunday – Thursday, and 8am-9pm Friday – Saturday,  Holmdel
  • Howell Public Library, Howell
  • Monmouth Battlefield State Park, Open daily from 8 am to 4:30 pm, Manalapan
  • Oak Glenn Park, Howell
  • PNC Bank Arts Center/Telegraph Hill Park, Holmdel
  • Tower Hill, Red Bank
  • West Park, Rumson
  • Wolf Hill Recreation Area, Oceanport

Morris County Sledding Locations

  • Brundage Park, Carrell Road, Randolph
  • Buck Hill Tract, Cherry Lane & Hardscrabble Rd, Mendham
  • Central School, Stirling
  • Chester  Grove St. Park, Chester
  • Chubb Park, Chester Township
  • Gillette School, Valley Rd., Gillette
  • Greenview Park, Pequannock
  • Hacklebarney State Park, Posted areas open 8am-4:30pm, Long Valley
  • Highland Ridge Park, Chester Township
  • Hopatcong State Park Landing
  • Jacob Park, Morristown
  • Jockey Hollow, Designated areas dictated by Visitors Park open 8am-5pm, Morristown
  • Knoll Country Club, Parsippany
  • Lewis Morris County Park,  Sledding permitted from Mendham overlook to Doe Meadow ballfield, Harding/Mendham/Morristown
  • Mountain Way Park, Morris Plains
  • Robert Street Park, Wharton
  • Top of the World Park, Green Brook
  • Schooley’s Mountain Park, Washington Township
  • Telecordia Property, behind the white barn on North Road, Chester
  • Tourne County Park,  a portion of the park road is designated as an official sledding hill,  Boonton area.
  • Tower Hill Sled Run, Mountain Lakes
  • Villa Walsh Academy, Morristown
  • Village Green Apartment Complex Golf Course- Budd Lake

Ocean County Sledding Locations

  • 60 Acre Park, Jackson
  • Beaver Dam Hill, Intersection of Route 88, Point Pleasant
  • Frenchies Pit, Little Egg Harbor Township
  • Ocean County Park, Lakewood
  • Old Stone Store, Manahawkin
  • Winward Beach Park, Brick

Passaic County Sledding Locations

  • Bubbling Springs Park, West Milford
  • Clove Road, between Clove and Long Hill Road, Little Falls
  • Eastside park, Paterson
  • Fallon Elementary School, Wayne
  • Garett Mountain, Clifton
  • Gofffle Brook Park, Hawthorne
  • Nash Park, Clifton
  • Packanack Golf Course, just outside of Osborne Terrace and Lake Drive West, Wayne
  • Ringwood State Park, Ringwood
  • Westside Park, behind Kennedy High School, Paterson
  • William Patterson University, Paterson
  • Zelenka Park, Clifton

Salem County Sledding Locations

  • Fort Mott State Park, Pennsville

Somerset County Sledding Locations

  • Bayberry School, Watchung
  • Central School, Mt. Bethel Road, Warren
  • Chimney Rock Park, Martinsville
  • Duke Island Park, Bridgewater
  • Greenwood Meadows Park, Warren
  • Hillside School, Bridgewater
  • Mt. Horeb School, Warren
  • Phillips Field, Brookdale
  • Somerset County Vo-Tech High School, Bridgewater
  • Valley View School, Watchung
  • Village School, on Burnt Hill Road, Montgomery Township
  • Warren Township Municipal, Warren
  • Watchung Hills Regional High School, Watchung
  • Watchung Lake, Watchung

Sussex County Sledding Locations

  • Andover Park, Andover
  • High Point State Park, Wantage
  • Hopatcong State Park, Montague
  • Sussex County Community College, Newton
  • Swartswood State Park, Stillwater Township.

Union County Sledding Locations

  • Briant Park, Summit
  • Cranford High School’s Memorial Field, Myrtle Avenue, Cranford
  • Echo Lake Park, at the Summer Arts Hill near Springfield Avenue, Westfield
  • Galloping Hill Golf Course, Kenilworth
  • Hillside High School, field across the street on Liberty Avenue, Hillside
  • Hughes School, Berkeley Heights
  • Lenape Park areas that are not close to waterways, Cranford
  • Kramer Manor Park, Scotch Plains
  • Lucent Hill, New Providence
  • Meisel Park, Springfield
  • The Pit Ball Field, Lupine Way by Malvern Drive,a small hill perfect for toddlers, Clark
  • Raritan Road hill just past the Parkway overpass by International House of Prayer, Cranford
  • Scotch Hills Golf Course, keep away from greens, Scotch Plains
  • Behind Tamaques School, Westfield
  • Unami Park, Garwood
  • West Nine Golf Course, Plainfield
  • Click here for the county policy on sledding in county parks

Warren County Sledding Locations

  • Allamuchy Mountain State Park,  Hackettstown
  • Meadow Breeze Park, Washington
  • Target, hill behind the strip mall, Phillipsburg


We hope you’ve enjoyed our listing of the best places to go sledding in New Jersey. Which one is your favorite?

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28 thoughts on “The Best Places to Go Sledding in New Jersey by County

  1. Tom Quinn says:

    Great list but you missed the best place in union county and perhaps the entire state…..galloping hill golf course’s suicide hill.

  2. lfl says:

    Folks – you’ve got Hudson twice. One should be Hunterdon. FYI…

  3. meghan ciniglio says:

    That’s it for Ocean County??? =(

  4. Victoria says:

    For the record High Point state park in sussex county is located in Wantage Nj NOT montague.

  5. nlight says:

    Really. There is no sledding hill in Atlantic Highlands. There are two great hills at the HIGHLANDS Elementary School in Highlands.

  6. Ann says:

    Although I love most information like this, sometimes it is difficult when places end up bombarded with people–places that were usually “less crowded.” One of the sledding spots in Union County is where we go with many friends from town. I truly hope that it doesn’t become overly crowded now. Similarly, a favorite summer spot in town was mentioned on this website or one like it and it went from a great mini local cooling off place to chaos with too many kids. We will see I guess. Either way, have safe fun everyone.

  7. PV says:

    Woodbridge community center is not the place for sledding. Cops said sledding is NOT allowed here!

  8. Jim M says:

    Camden County.
    There is a sunken baseball/cricket field, with a huge hill on 2 sides. Also no fence around field. I don’t know the name of the field but it’s the corner of Fairmont Drive and Johnson Road, Gloucester Township.

  9. Rita says:

    Burlington County has a great hill in Maple Shade called Steinhauer Hill. Everyone still sleds there!

  10. Paul M says:

    Near us in Monmouth county its Howell Public Library. Long and wide with great parking top and bottom and always a bunch of people there.

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  12. Frenchman says:

    Floods Hill off of Valley/S.Valley in South Orange NJ, #1 Hotspot for all Orange/Maplewood residents you know what I’m talking about right infront of the Orange Club. Another good spot is Baltusrol CC on summits side where we all hop over the fence for a nice golf course like sled ride.

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  14. Twin Lights Historic Site says:

    Please be aware that Twin Lights Historic Site in Highlands, NJ is NOT a recreational park, it is a historic site and therefore sleigh riding is NOT allowed on site. Please remove us from your list, thank you.

  15. Joy says:

    Knoll Country Club in Parsippany, Morris County, has a few great hills to sled on. Have fun! Hope to see you there!

  16. Rae says:

    I heard knob hill (golf course) in manalapan (monmouth county) is good. I also heard they dont allow sledding anymore at the freehold mall/toys r us…security will chase u away…this is all just hearsay…anyone else hear this?

  17. Doug Dale says:

    Freehold Mall/Toys R Us complex (Monmouth Cty) stopped allowing sledders although is was an amazing hill!

  18. nick says:

    Rosedale park Lawrence new jersey only 50 feet but its cool and mcgills hill in washington crossings park you can see it from the street forget where

  19. nina says:

    Yeah…dead man’s hill & the bleachers at the dell except u got the wind knocked of u when u hit the steps to hard and at the old Thacher house.. (haddon Heights)

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