January 25, 2021 | Story by: Shelby Rochowiak
Let it snow! There is no better way to spend a wintry day than speeding down a frosty sled hill and watching snowflakes fly. Pack your mittens, step into snow pants and follow our guide of the most popular sled hills in Livingston County.
For information on more winter activities in the area, visit our website to read more about heated winter dining, outdoor recreation, and all of the ways to enjoy the winter season in the Brighton-Howell area.
Genoa Charter Township Park Sled Hill
The sled hill at Genoa Charter Township Park stretches 200 feet long, with a vertical drop of approximately 40 feet. This hill is the perfect ride for all ages and is open until 9:00 p.m. daily during snowy months.
Additionally, this location offers several amenities that make the experience great. Benches are located on top of the hill for others waiting their turn to take their plunge downhill, or for parents watching over young ones. Heated bathrooms and a warming area are provided at the Township Park Pavilion nearby.
Grab a sled and check out Genoa Charter Township Park!
Sledding and Tobogganing at Kensington Metropark
The Orchard Picnic Area at Kensington Metropark has a variety of sledding hills to choose from, starting from beginner to advanced. There is a designated bunny hill available to young ones that are bordered by padded trees for added safety.
Toboggan runs are available here in addition to sled hills, but toboggans must be standard toboggans with attached padding on the seats.
The Orchard Picnic Area holds a shelter with picnic tables and grills. For questions or information on sled hill conditions, contact the park office (810) 227-8910.
Sled Down the Hill Behind Lakes Elementary in Hartland
Many Livingston County locals favor the sledding hill located behind Lakes Elementary School in Hartland. The hill is located on Taylor Road. Spend your next snowy day exploring this hidden gem in Hartland, then later warm up at one of Hartland’s delectable restaurants.
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