Things to Do

10 Best Sledding Hills in Indy

Can you believe that it was around 60 degrees earlier this week and now it is time to talk about Indianapolis’ best sledding hills?  Neither can we! Here are some of the best sledding hills in Indianapolis to make your sledding experience truly magical and magnificent.

Southeastway Park – 5624 South Carroll Road, New Palestine
If you are looking for 3 miles of paved trail, 6 natural wood walking trails, and a sledding hill, this is the place for you!  Located right on the line between Hancock County and Marion County, this park is a popular spot for people of Southeast Indianapolis to sled.

Fort Harrison State Park – 6000 N. Post Road, Indianapolis 
Featuring one of the largest sledding hills in the area, the Fort Harrison State Park is a year-round park that is beloved by many local-residents.  To park in the Fort Harrison State Park, it is $7 per car for individuals living in Indiana and $10 per car for those living out of state.

Simon Moon Park – 3044 E. 171st St., Westfield
Located next to Westfield City Service Center, Simon Moon Park offers a sledding hill from sunrise to sunset.  Please do note that the use of skis and snowboards is prohibited at this park.

Forest Park – 701 Cicero Road, Noblesville
At Forest Park in Noblesville, guests can rent out space at the Park’s Inn or Lodge.  This amenity would certainly make the sledding experience warmer and more enjoyable for the whole family!

Flat Fork Creek Park – 16141 E. 101st Street, Fishers
Flat Fork Creek Park opened in 2015 with the idea that, “there’s not a spot in this park that visitors can’t explore.”  This idea includes a massive 50-foot manmade sledding hill that was created from donated dirt from new home construction.  

Northview Church 12900 Hazel Dell Pkwy, Carmel
Northview Church has taken several measures over the past few years to ensure that their hills are perfect for individuals looking to sled.  From snow removal on the sidewalks to padding the trees, this place should be on your sledding list!  Do not forget to visit Capstone Cafe and Bookstore inside the church to grab some hot chocolate and cookies.

Freedom Park – W. Stop 18 and County Road 100 W., Greenwood
Typically known for its Aquatic Center named Freedom Springs, Freedom Park also features a famed sledding hill.  This spot is quite popular for those in southwest Greenwood, so head on over to check it out!

Ellenberger Park – 5301 E. Clair St. Indianapolis
This park was originally owned by John Ellenberger who was a tenant farmer in 1853.  By 1909, the city purchased the land and Ellenberger Park was born.  The park has always been known for its sledding hill and remains largely unchanged today.

Butler University – 4600 Sunset Avenue, Indianapolis 
One of the most famous places to sled in Indy is Butler University.  Their football stadium, situated right next to Hinkle Fieldhouse, offers two perfect hills for residents and college students to sled together.

Hummel Park – 1500 S. Center Street, Plainfield
According to, Hummel Park is the best sledding spot in Hendricks county.  One major benefit of Hummel Park is that the parking lot is located.