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Milwaukee Area Sledding & Toboggan Guide 2020


The snow has been touch and go this year, but eventually we can count on snowy winter days in southeastern Wisconsin.


For sledding adventures, any old hill will do, of course. But here are some of the most well-known places to go sledding around Milwaukee:


MKE With Kids Top Picks

Whitnall Park

5879 S. 92nd St., Franklin, WI 53132

Located near the Boerner Botanical Gardens, this 400 foot sledding hill is free to the public and lit up at night. There is also a smaller hill for the little ones north of the main hill. There is ample parking in the large lot off of 92nd street, and you can enjoy warm concessions in the Whitnall Clubhouse.

Plus, don’t miss your chance to ride with the Door County Sled Dogs, a recreational dog sled team made up of rescued dogs and run by an all volunteer organization. Sled rides are typically offered in Whitnall Park on the weekends for all ages on a first come, first served basis. You’ll get to visit with the dogs, ask questions, take pictures, and ride with the dogs around the trail. The cost starts around $15, and you can call (414) 967-9677 for the most up-to-date information.

Lowell Park Toboggan Run

Lowell Park Warming Shelter

2201 Michigan Ave., Waukesha, WI 53188

For updated conditions and hours, call (262) 522-9356

Located near Lowell Elementary School, the park offers great sledding and a 350 foot lighted toboggan run (for a small fee). Sleds are also available to rent. You must sign a waiver, which are available at the shelter, and all riders must by 48 inches or taller. Children under 11 must ride with an adult.

Milwaukee County Parks

(*Starred parks are lit up at night from 4:30 - 8:30 p.m.! Get the most updated information by visiting countyparks.com.)

Brown Deer Park (7835 N. Green Bay Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53209)

Short hill with steep drop.

Columbus Park (7301 W. Courtland Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53218)

*Currie Park (3535 N. Mayfair Rd., Wauwatosa, WI 53222)

This golf course converts into a long, shallow sledding hill in the winter. The moderate speed is good for all ages. Warm up and grab a snack in the Currie Park Golf Dome nearby.

Greene Park (4235 S. Lipton Ave., St. Francis, WI 53235)

Hales Corners Park (5765 S. New Berlin Rd., Hales Corners, WI 53130)

*Humboldt Park (3000 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53207)

LaFollette Park (9418 W. Washington St., Milwaukee, WI 53214)

(Not steep; slow speed)

McCarty Park (8214 W. Cleveland Ave., West Allis, WI 53219)

McGovern Park (5400 N. 51st Blvd., Milwaukee, WI 53218)

*Pulaski Park (1644-1712 W. Cleveland Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53215)

Wilson Park (1601 W. Howard Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53221)

More in Milwaukee County

Bayside Village Hall

9075 N. Regent Rd., Bayside, WI 53217

bayside-wi.gov

You’ll find the Village of Bayside’s sledding hill just north of Village Hall on the corner of Fairy Chasm Road and Regent Road. Parking is available on the west side of the sledding hill or in the Village Hall South Parking Lot.

Chapel Hills Park

6735 S. Highfield Dr., Oak Creek, WI 53154

(414) 768-6515

Hart Park

7201 W. State St, Wauwatosa, WI 53213

wauwatosa.net

Honey Creek Sled Hill / Dewey Hill

7620-7624 N. Honey Creek Pkwy., Wauwatosa, WI 53213

Located in a county park, this hill is open to the public and it’s rather steep. The west side of the slope is safer for young kids.

Kletzsch Park

6560 N. Milwaukee River Pkwy., Glendale, WI 53209

kletszchfriends.org

Manor Marquette Park

E. Marquette Ave., Oak Creek, WI 53154

(414) 768-6568

Riverton Meadows Park

2800 E. Honeysuckle Dr., Oak Creek, WI 53154

(414) 257-7275

Urban Ecology Center

Riverside Park: 1500 E. Park Pl., Milwaukee, WI 53211 - (414) 964-8505

Washington Park: 1859 N. 40th St., Milwaukee, WI 53208 - (414) 344-5460

Menomonee Valley: 3700 W. Pierce St., Milwaukee, WI 53215 - (414) 431-2940

urbanecologycenter.org

All three branches offer sledding adventures, free rentals for members, and hot cocoa and tea inside.

Ozaukee County

Behling Field

N52W5882 Portland Rd.

262-375-7600

ci.cedarburg.wi.us

Centennial Park

W68 N851 Evergreen Blvd.

262-375-7600

ci.cedarburg.wi.us

Fisher Park

N70 W6110 Bridge Rd.

262-375-7600

ci.cedarburg.wi.us

Mee-Kwon Park

6333 W. Boniwell Rd., Mequon

co.ozaukee.wi.us

Locally known as “Mule Hill”, Mee-Kwon Park is home to a sledding hill with a long shallow grade. There is ice skating at the nearby pond, as well, where you’ll find a warming house. There is no skating or sledding allowed at night.

Lime Kiln Park

2020 S. Green Bay Rd., Grafton, WI 53024

After sledding, check out the historic lime kilns.

Legion Memorial Park

W57N481 Hilbert Ave., Cedarburg, WI 53012

ci.cedarburg.wi.us

You’ll find the sledding hill off Spring St. in the back of the park.

Hawthorn Hills Park

4720 County Rd. I, Saukville, WI 53080

This popular golf course converts into a sledding hill for all ages during the winter months.

Washington County

Kinderberg Park

N106W15060 Buckthorn Dr., Germantown, WI 53022

(262) 250-4710

village.germantown.wi.us

Homestead Hollow County Park

N120 W19809 Freistadt Rd., Germantown, WI 53022

(262) 335-4445

co.washington.wi.us

Erin Go Bragh Park

1846 WI-83, Hartford, WI 53027

erintownship.com

Lisbon Community Park

N78 W26970 Bartlett Pkwy., Lisbon, WI

(262) 246-7266

townoflisbonwi.com

Firemen’s Park

645 Baehring Dr., Slinger, WI 53086

(262) 644-5265

vi.slinger.wi.gov

Ridge Run Park

300 S. University Dr., West Bend, WI 53095

(262) 338-1012

ci.west-bend.wi.us

Enjoy this illuminated sledding hill and ice skating pond, great for all ages.

Royal Oaks Park

1000 Auburn Rd., West Bend, WI 532090

(262) 335-5100

ci.west-bend.wi.us

Waukesha County

Park Arthur

S63W17833 College Ave, Muskego, WI 53150

(262) 679-4108

cityofmuskego.org

Calhoun Park

5400 S. Calhoun Rd., New Berlin, WI 53151

newberlin.org

Elm Grove Village Park

13600 Juneau Blvd., Elm Grove, WI 53122

(262) 782-6700

elmgrovewi.org

Fowler Park

438 N. Oakwood Ave., Oconomowoc, WI 53066

262-569-2199

oconomowoc-wi.gov

Fowler park is home to a small hill with a parking lot nearby, but there is no public restroom.

Gatewood Park

14201 W. Kostner Ln., New Berlin, WI 53151

(262) 786-8610

newberlin.org

Genesee Lake Road Park

37505 Genesee Lake Rd. Summit, WI 53066

(262) 567-2757

summitvillage.org

“Killer Hill”

MacArthur Ave. (between Menomonee and Norman)

Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

Menomonee Park

W220 N7884 Town Line Rd., Menomonee Falls, WI 53051

(262) 255-1310

waukeshacounty.gov

Minooka Park

1927 E. Sunset Dr., Waukesha, WI 53189

(262) 896-8006

waukeshacounty.gov

Mitchell Park

19900 River Rd., Brookfield, WI 53045

(262) 782-9650

ci.brookfield.wi.us

Mukwonago Park

S100W31900 County Hwy LO , Mukwonago, WI 53149

(262) 548-7801

waukeshacounty.gov

Nashotah Park

W330n5113 County Rd. C, Nashotah, WI 53058

(262) 367-1022

waukeshacounty.gov

Lauren Park

W315S8555 County Rd. EE Mukwonago, WI 53149

Liberty Park

440 Concord Rd., Pewaukee, Wisconsin 53072

Nature Hill

850 Lake Dr., Oconomowoc, WI 53066

Sussex Village Park

N64W23760 Main St., Sussex, WI 53089

262-246-5200

villagesussex.org

Valley View Park

5051 S. Sunny Slope Rd., New Berlin, WI 53151

(262) 797-2443

newberlin.org

You can sled or toboggan on this illuminated hill.

Wales Community Park

420 W. Brandybrook Rd., Wales, WI 53183

Wirth Park/Wirth Park South

2585 Pilgrim Rd., Brookfield, WI 53005

(262) 787-3901

ci.brookfield.wi.us


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