The snow is here and more is on the way and that can mean a few things…shoveling…and outdoor winter fun!
Sledding is probably one of the funnest things to do during winter and finding that sweet sledding spot is always a must!
Here are a few great places to go sledding around central Maine!
President’s Hill At Colby College – Waterville
A fun, long hill that isn’t dangerous and guaranteed to be a good time! Directions here.
Quarry Rd -Waterville (Old Colby Ski Team Practice Hill)
This place is a hidden gem in Waterville. It is located near Thayer Hospital and the hill was actually Colby Colleges old ski team practice hill. If you are a more serious sledder…this place is for you! Directions here. (Once on the Quarry Rd, make sure to keep driving under the Interstate overpass…you will see the old ski lifts on your right!)
Sherwin Hill – Waterville
This hill is pretty fun! It is in the heart of Waterville and provides a fun, easy access hill with a ton of room for a lot of sledders! Directions here.
Go Tubing – South China
Located just off Route 3 at 60 Alder Park Road in South China Maine, snow tubing is a fun-filled way to enjoy the winter as a family or as a group. The tow line takes you and your tube back to the top, so you can use your energy having fun not climbing! We sell our tubes based on 2 ½ hour sessions so you’ll have plenty of time to slide yourself silly! Directions here.
Boys & Girls Club – Waterville
If you have smaller children, this is a great spot to take them sledding! The hill is easily accessible, not too steep and it is extremely wide! Directions here.
Mount Tom – Gardiner (The Gardiner Castle)
A big, fun hill at a very historic site along the Kennebec river. Directions here.
Eaton Mountain – Skowhegan
$13 per 3-hour session (includes rental for the snow tube). The hill is massive and there is a lift to take you back up top! One of the best places in Maine to tube and sled! Direction here.
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