A mother and son sledding down a hill
Crowd-Pleasing Sledding Hills in the Brighton Howell Area

December 9, 2022

Dashing through the snow, with your friends and family, on a sled. 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 to crowd-pleasing sledding hills in the Brighton Howell Area.

Genoa Charter Township Park Sled Hill

people sledding down the sled hill at Genoa Township Park

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.

Sledding and Tobogganing at Kensington Metropark

kids sledding on a snowy day
Credit: Susan Pominville

The Orchard Picnic Area at Kensington Metropark has a variety of sledding hills to choose from, starting from beginner to advanced. A designated bunny hill is available to young ones bordered by padded trees for added safety.

Toboggan runs are also available in addition to sled hills. However, toboggans must be a standard size with attached padding on the seats.

Sled Down the Hill Behind Lakes Elementary in Hartland

person sledding down a snowy hill
Credit: Susan Pominville

Many Brighton Howell Area locals favor the sledding hill located behind Lakes Elementary School in Hartland on Taylor Road. Spend your next snowy day exploring this hidden gem in Hartland, then warm up at one of Hartland’s delectable restaurants.

For information on more winter activities in the area, check out our website to read more about events, outdoor recreation, and all of the ways to enjoy the snowy season in the Brighton Howell Area.

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