Sledding Around Rochester

It is well known that when living in Rochester, NY it can snow twenty inches one day and be sunny the next. During those snowy days, nothing says winter more than zooming down a hill on a sled. Kids, adults, even teenagers can’t deny that the love of sledding never goes away. So, when you make the venture out this winter all bundled up in 10 different layers make sure that you are sledding at the best places in town. Here are some of the best sledding spots around Rochester!

Ellison Park

Stay local! Penfield’s very own Ellison Park is home to some of the best sledding hills in town. Bring the family and friends out one weekend and have your share of great fun and exercise.  Sledding and snowshoeing this winter, or hiking and having picnics in the summer Ellison Park is the place to be. Check it out here for more information!

Mendon Ponds Park

Being the largest park in Monroe County, Mendon Ponds Park has two sledding hills to explore. One across from the Cavalry House Lodge and the other next to the East and West lodges. Both worth a weekend snowy adventure to check out. Outside of the snow-covered hills, there are over 20 miles of marked trails for other winter activities. Not to mention lodges to rent, gardens, and boat launches (when the weather gets warmer). Such a wonderful park to have so close to our home. Check out their site for more information!

Glacier Ridge Snowtubing

Have all the fun and thrill of sledding without the dreadful treck back up the hill. Glacier Ridge Snowtubing is just minutes away and chalked full of fun for the whole day.

There is so much fun to be had outside this winter, but it’s always nice to have a comfy warm home to run back inside too. Need help searching for a new home this winter? Contact me today!

Penfield is a lively town, located on the southern tip of Irondequoit Bay and just outside of the City of Rochester. Follow this blog to discover more of what our town has to offer; from great local businesses to awesome events, we'll cover it all!

Courtney Dudek Licensed Real Estate Salesperson


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