Looking for more than just a neighborhood hill for sledding or tubing? Or maybe there is just not enough snow in the metro area. Some of the most epic sledding and tubing hills are not far from the metro Denver area. Take a day or a weekend and check out the best FREE sledding hills.
A short trip to the mountains for sledding can be a great low-cost alternative to skiing or snowboarding. Kids will love getting outdoors for a day of sledding thrills. You'll have to bring your own sleds or tubes, but think of the money you'll save on lift tickets and ski or snowboard rentals.
Free Sledding Hills
Hidden Valley in Rocky Mountain National Park near Estes Park is the only hill where sledding is allowed in Rocky Mountain National Park. It's fee and fun for the entire family.
Some of the best sledding hills are the hidden gems. This sledding hill is hidden in plain sight at the Meadow Mountain Parking near Vail. It's a free parking lot with the perfect sledding hill attached. It's easy to find just off Highway 24 southeast of the I-70 exit.
If you will be in the Dillon and Silverthorne area you have several options for free sledding. Dillon Town Park hill or Rainbow Park in Silverthorne are both fun options.
There are a couple of choices for free sledding in Breckenridge. The newest option is the Runway Sledding Hill on Fraction Dr near the free parking lot on Airport Road. The other is Carter Park which is four locks east of Main Street. Both are close to the bus, parking, and nearby restaurants.
Frisco has a free sledding hill near the Frisco Adventure Park. Head to the Frisco Adventure Park and watch for the sign that says "walkway to sledding hill."