In Lake Placid, we like to kick it up a notch. Sledding hills can be much larger than the usual backyard hill, and what other town maintains its own toboggan chute — sending riders hurtling across the frozen lake?  Bring your own sled or purchase one in a store on Main Street in downtown Lake Placid. There are hills a plenty here.

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Kiwanis Teddy Bear Park
Hillcrest Ave, Lake Placid
(518) 523-2445

Hill suitable for even small children. Bring your own tube or sled. Open during daylight hours. Playground equipment that is walking distance from Main Street.

Enjoy golf course scenery and winter fun.
Sledding at Lake Placid Club Golf Courses
88 Morningside Drive, Lake Placid
(518) 523-2445

Great scenery and hills that vary from gentle to whoa there! Bring your own. No rentals or grooming.

Wilmington Youth Center
Park Lane, Wilmington
(518) 946-2255

Free skating, weather permitting, with Whiteface Mountain as a backdrop. Open from sunrise to 10:00pm daily. Enjoy the sledding/tubing hill at the Youth Center. Free to the public.

Lake Placid Toboggan Chute
Mirror Lake, Lake Placid
(518) 523-2445

The rumors are true! The Toboggan Chute received a makeover, and now it's open for business! Open only in the winter, this 30-foot high structure sends toboggans down an ice-covered chute onto frozen Mirror Lake. Depending on weather conditions...