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Cool Places to Sled in Kansas City

Kansas City’s first snowfall is here! Get out to the garage and clean up your sleds – then check out one of Kansas City’s best sledding hills. We’ve compiled a partial list but feel free to add your favorites in the Comments section below.

  • “Suicide Hill” (KCMO) –56th and Brookside, Brookside Park
  • Gillham Park (Kansas City, MO)
  • Avila University (KCMO) – 119th and Wornall
  • Water Works Park (Northland) – North Oak, just north of Burlington in North Kansas City – multiple hills here!
  • William Jewell College (Liberty, MO)
  • William Landahl Park Reserve (north side of park) (Blue Springs, MO)
  • Ward Park (Blue Springs, MO) – SW 22nd St. off of 40 Highway
  • High Grove Elementary School (Grandview, MO)
  • Belvidere Park (Grandview, MO) – 6509 E. 147th
  • Meadowmere Park (Grandview, MO) – 13610 Byars
  • “Mad Dog Hill” (Belton, MO) – 155th & Westover
  • Glendale Elementary School, Lee’s Summit Road (Independence) – a good slope for smaller kids
  • McCoy Park (Independence) – 24 Highway
  • Hill across from Lea McKeighan Park (Lee’s Summit, MO) – 120 NE Chipman
  • 119th & Kansas City Road (Olathe, KS)
  • 137th and BlackBob (Olathe, KS) – just south of Lowe’s
  • I-435 between Antioch and Metcalf (Overland Park, KS) by Cleveland Chiropractic College (formerly the Farmer’s Insurance building) – get there via College Blvd.
  • Grace Church (Overland Park, KS) – 159th & Antioch
  • Wyandotte County Lake Park (Kansas City, KS)
  • Shawnee Mission Park (Lenexa/Shawnee, KS)
  • Stump Park (Shawnee, KS) – 47th & Woodland

NOTE: Not all of these locations – though popular – are public property. It is always a good idea to seek permission before sledding on private property. Be careful and watch out for your kids! Sledding is super fun but can certainly be a bit dangerous.

Where are YOUR favorite sledding hills, KC Kids Fun readers?


This Post Has 30 Comments
  1. Dana Wright from KCTV5 chimed in on Twitter. She says “sled fun: you must include the hill behind the leawood library at 119th and roe. frowned upon… but hilarious fun.”

  2. Dana Wright from KCTV5 chimed in on Twitter. She says “sled fun: you must include the hill behind the leawood library at 119th and roe. frowned upon… but hilarious fun.”

  3. Dana Wright from KCTV5 chimed in on Twitter. She says “sled fun: you must include the hill behind the leawood library at 119th and roe. frowned upon… but hilarious fun.”

  4. Dana Wright from KCTV5 chimed in on Twitter. She says “sled fun: you must include the hill behind the leawood library at 119th and roe. frowned upon… but hilarious fun.”

  5. Dana Wright from KCTV5 chimed in on Twitter. She says “sled fun: you must include the hill behind the leawood library at 119th and roe. frowned upon… but hilarious fun.”

  6. Dana Wright from KCTV5 chimed in on Twitter. She says “sled fun: you must include the hill behind the leawood library at 119th and roe. frowned upon… but hilarious fun.”

  7. I love sledding at Suicide Hill. It is the best place there is to sled. You can see many different ways of sledding and even make new friends, I would highly encourage people to take a trip to Suicide Hill….that is if you are looking fosdr great fun.

  8. I love sledding at Suicide Hill. It is the best place there is to sled. You can see many different ways of sledding and even make new friends, I would highly encourage people to take a trip to Suicide Hill….that is if you are looking fosdr great fun.

  9. I love sledding at Suicide Hill. It is the best place there is to sled. You can see many different ways of sledding and even make new friends, I would highly encourage people to take a trip to Suicide Hill….that is if you are looking fosdr great fun.

  10. I love sledding at Suicide Hill. It is the best place there is to sled. You can see many different ways of sledding and even make new friends, I would highly encourage people to take a trip to Suicide Hill….that is if you are looking fosdr great fun.

  11. I love sledding at Suicide Hill. It is the best place there is to sled. You can see many different ways of sledding and even make new friends, I would highly encourage people to take a trip to Suicide Hill….that is if you are looking fosdr great fun.

  12. I love sledding at Suicide Hill. It is the best place there is to sled. You can see many different ways of sledding and even make new friends, I would highly encourage people to take a trip to Suicide Hill….that is if you are looking fosdr great fun.

  13. Another suggestion via @KansasTravel on Twitter: Shawnee Mission Park has several. One of the best ones is the back side of the dam.

  14. Another suggestion via @KansasTravel on Twitter: Shawnee Mission Park has several. One of the best ones is the back side of the dam.

  15. Another suggestion via @KansasTravel on Twitter: Shawnee Mission Park has several. One of the best ones is the back side of the dam.

  16. Another suggestion via @KansasTravel on Twitter: Shawnee Mission Park has several. One of the best ones is the back side of the dam.

  17. Another suggestion via @KansasTravel on Twitter: Shawnee Mission Park has several. One of the best ones is the back side of the dam.

  18. Another suggestion via @KansasTravel on Twitter: Shawnee Mission Park has several. One of the best ones is the back side of the dam.

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