49 Best Sledding Hills in Kansas City (Full List)

The best sledding hills in Kansas City are those that we have fond memories at. But there are also other less-known sledding places around town. 

So we compiled a complete list of all the sledding spots, so you can easily find sledding hills near me…

Check out the fun places to play in the snow!

Best Sledding Hills in Kansas City

The Best Sledding Hills in Kansas City

It’s time to play in the snow!

Sledding is one of the best things to do when it snows, so check out the best sledding hills all around town. They are grouped together by city, so it is easy to find fun sledding places without driving too far…

Belton, MO

Mad Dog Hill

155th and Westover

This is one of the best sledding hills in Missouri. There is a large area to sled so children can safely play. It is located on the Calvary University campus. 

Blue Springs, MO

Ward Park Sledding Hill

1000 SW 22nd St Blue Springs, MO

This is a smaller sledding area, so if you have smaller children, they can safely sled and play in the snow here. 

Keystone Park Sledding Hill

2214 SW Keystone Drive

This is the largest sledding hill in Blue Springs, so come check it out with your family! It is very popular in the area. 

William Landahl Park Reserve

2 miles east of Missouri Highway 7 on Truman Road

The sledding hill has some gravel, so consider this when choosing a sledding hill. It is a small hill, so if there are a lot of people there is can be crowded quickly. Sledding is located on the north side of the park. 

Grandview, MO

Belvidere Park

14713 Fuller Ave, Grandview MO

This sledding hill is big enough for older children to have fun sledding and also has a playground for your little children to play on while older kids sled!

High Grove Elementary School 

2500 High Grove Road

This sledding hill is behind the elementary school at 2500 High Grove Rd.

Meadowmere Park

13610 Byars Road

Located in a large park, you can come sledding with your entire family. There is also a lake nearby if you want some scenic views. 

Independence, MO

McCoy Park 

24 Highway and N. Delaware st.

This sledding hill also offers a playground for small children to play if they aren’t old enough to go sledding. 

Glendale Elementary School

2611 Lees Summit Road

This is a smaller sledding hill (less steep), so it is great for smaller children. Older kids will also think it is fun, because it is somewhat steep. 

Blackburn Elementary School

17302 E R D Mize Road

This sledding hill is shaped like a bowl, with multiple hills to sled. You can also sled on a steeper hill that is nearby. Great for all ages – this is a great sledding hill for little kids. 

William Chrisman High School 

1223 N. Noland Rd

You can sled a block from the high school, so you may have to walk a tad, but it is definitely worth it! Most people park in nearby parking lots. 


Wyandotte County Lake Park

91st & Leavenworth Rd

Come sledding with your kids at Lake Park. The hill is sometimes busy as it is well-known and large, but there is plenty of space for everyone to sled!

Pierson Park Sledding Hill

1800 S. 55th st

This sledding hill is located at 55th Street, in front of Pierson Elementary. It’s a long walk back to the top, but a safe sledding spot for younger kids. 

City Park

2601 Park Drive – Next to I-70

This steep sledding hill is at the City Park next to I-70, near the animal shelter. There is a big area to park and multiple places to sled so your kiddos have options. 

JC. Harmon High School Sledding Hill

2400 Steele Rd.

This steep sledding hill is located behind the highschool near the parking lot. There are also smaller hills located in the parking lot field that are more ideal for smaller children.


Brookside Park “Suicide Hill”

Brookside & 56th Street

The is one of the best sledding hills in Kansas City! Everyone has memories of this hill from your childhood, so bring your kiddos to have some fun too!

There are multiple sledding hills to choose from near the tennis courts, so all your children will be happy. 

Loose Park

5200 Wornall Rd

There are multiple hills to sled on at Loose Park. If you have kids of all ages, there are great places for each of them to play – with different hill steepness. 

Penn Valley Park

29th st and Broadway Blvd

This sledding hill is in downtown KC. You can see it from the highway – a very steep hill, but super fun!

Westwood Park

4798 Wyoming St

This is a moderately steep sledding hill, but there are different areas where small children can sled safely. 

White Oak Park

89th Street & Crescent

Small park with small sledding hill. 

Gillham Park 

3915 Gillham Rd

There is plenty of space to park and multiple sledding areas, so it isn’t crowded. 

Avila University

11901 Wornall Rd

If you live near State Line Rd. , come sledding at Avila University! There are tons of pretty snow-covered trees and it’s a lesser-known sledding area.

Kansas City Museum Hill 

3218 Gladstone Blvd

Blue Valley Park 

2301 Topping Ave

There is a small sledding hill, where kids can safely play in the snow. To sled with your kiddos, must park on street. 

Swope Memorial Golf Course

6900 Swope Memorial Dr

You can also sled at Swope Park Frisbee Golf Course.

Arleta Park

7700 Prospect Ave

This sledding hill in Kansas City offers a good steepness for you to really get going! 

Sheffield Park

6900 E 12th St

These sledding hills are great for kids to play on! There aren’t dangerous areas, so kids can safely sled here – steep enough for fun, but not too crazy. 

Terace Park

11441 Cleveland Ave.

This park has moderate to small hills that are great for sledding.

Blue River Park Athletic Field

I-470 & Holmes

This sledding hill is medium steepness. 

104th St. & 435

This is a lesser-know sledding hill, so if you’re looking for less crowded sledding hills, this is a good option for you! The hill is a good steepness, so it is safe, but there are some natural humps that cam send you into the air. 

Leawood, MO

Leawood Pioneer Library 

4700 Town Center Dr

This is the main Leawood Library at Town Center Plaza. You can sled around the back of the library!

Gezer Park

13251 Mission Rd

This park has small sledding hills for small children. It is located across from Price Chopper & the elementary school. 

Leawood City Park

10601 Lee Blvd

Leawood City Park has sledding hills, as well as a playground and other areas to play in the snow. 

Lenexa, KS

Sar-Ko Park Sledding

Lackman & West 87th Street Parkway

You can sled near the tennis courts, with lots of parking available. Small children can also find smaller hills, but the main hill will definitely get some wind in your face. 

Lees Summit, MO

Douglas Rd & Chipman

120 NE Chipman Road

On the other side of the street from Lea McKeighan Park you can sled with your kiddos! The slope is small, so little children can sled too. 

Delta Woods Middle School

4401 NE Lakewood Way

This is the perfect mid-sized hill for families! If you live in the Lee’s Summit area, check it out.

Liberty, MO

William Jewell College

500 College Hill

This sledding hill is located on the college campus. You can park at the top of the hill so you don’t to walk up it every time, but there is also parking at the bottom. You can’t miss this hill! 

Pleasant Valley Church

1600 Rte 291

Liberty has a couple of great hills if you’re looking for a less busy sledding spot.

North Kansas City, MO

Waterworks Park 

2 N. OAk Trafficway and NE 32nd St.

 just north of Burlington in North Kansas City – multiple hills here!

Olathe, KS

119th & KC Road

This is a steep sledding hill in Olathe, so it may not be the best for little ones. 

Hill Next to Lowe’s (137th and BlackBob)

13750 S Blackbob Rd

While this sledding hill is listed on the internet, the owner recently planted trees and metal poles to hold them up so if you are going to sled here, you need to be careful. 

Overland Park, KS

Corporate Woods Sledding Hill

110th & Antioch

This is one of the best sledding hills in Overland Park. There is tons of parking, multiple sledding hills and it’s steep!

Since it is such a well-known hill, it can be crowded, so you check out the hill behind the apartment complexes too. 

Jewish Community Center 

5801 W. 115th St.

Another one of the best sledding places is JCC. This sledding hill is located across from Town Center, with multiple places to sled in the area. You can also sled nearby at the Leawood Library

Grace Church

8500 W. 159th St.

This sledding hill is located near Stillwater, so if you’re in South OP this is perfect. It is a moderately steep hill, but there is a lot of room to slow down. It is definitely a safe area for kids to sled!

Parkville, MO

McKay Hill 

8700 NW River Park Drive

This sledding hill is at Park University in Parkville. There are different areas to sled, with fun hills (that are pretty steep)

Shawnee, KS

Stump Park

4751 Woodland Dr

This sledding hill is located at a park with walking trails and a playground, so there is something for everyone. 

Shawnee Mission Park

7900 Renner Rd

Offers numerous sledding options, though some hills are off limits. The back side of the dam is reported to be the best sledding spot for all ages and levels of adventure.

Weston, MO

Tubing at Snow Creek is always a fun option!

1 Snow Creek Dr, Weston, MO

One of the best sledding places is Snow Creek! It’s so much more than a sledding hill…

You really feel like you’re in the mountains of Colorado while you’re playing in the snow! You can ski, snowboard or sled. There’s even a ski lift that will take you to the top of the mountain! 

No matter where you choose to play on snow days, your family is sure to have fun sledding in Kansas City! If you know of other sledding hills for kids around town, drop them in the comments. 

Be safe while you’re sledding!

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