Sledding Hills Around Rochester: Mendon Ponds Park Monroe County Sledding cover

22 of the Best Sledding Hills Around Rochester

I grew up sledding at Durand Eastman, but experience, research, and testimony have convinced me that Mendon Ponds has the best sledding hills around Rochester. Black Creek in Chili takes a solid second, and Cobb’s Hill (Monroe Ave side) third.

Sledding Hills Around Rochester: Black Creek Park
Black Creek Park

The best thing about Monroe County Park hills is that they are designated, manicured, and safe. Introduce humans to the scene, and, well, anything goes, but the natural scene is top notch.

Find all of these sledding hill locations on our Google Map.

Sledding Hill Locations

Mendon Ponds Park 2 designated, 1 non-designated

Cobb’s Hill Park Rochester – One at the reservoir toward Monroe Ave, and another in Washington Grove Park toward Tay Lodge

Black Creek Park Chili

Highland Park Rochester – One behind conservatory, and another at Highland Bowl

Northampton Park Spencerport

Ellison Park Penfield

Frisbee Hill Park Greece

Webster Park

Durand Eastman Park Irondequoit – several hills, though none are formally designated

Harris Whalen Park Penfield

Powder Mills Park Pittsford – 1 designated, 1 non-designated

Sutherland High School Pittsford

Chestnut Ridge Elementary School Chili

Perinton Community Center

Laurelton-Pardee Intermediate School Irondequoit

Martha Brown Middle School Fairport

Hilton Quest School

Cobbs Hill winter sledding
Cobb’s Hill

The great thing about sledding as a snow sport is that there are no barriers to entry. Grab lid from a storage bin, pick the closest hill, and off you go!

Sledding Hills Around Rochester: Mendon Ponds Park Monroe County
Mendon Ponds Park

It’s free, it’s a quick thrill or an all day excursion, it’s fast or slow, it’s safe or adventurous. Sledding is anything you want it to be!

Sledding Hills Around Rochester: Highland Bowl
Highland Bowl

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Where are your favorite sledding hills around Rochester?

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