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If you like the winter and all the outdoor fun it has to offer, Northern Ohio is your place. Sledding, toboggan chutes, ice skating, snowboarding, skiing, cross country skiing and more.

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SLEDDING HILLS AND TOBOGGAN CHUTES
 

OHIO STATE PARKS - Click here for State Park sledding information.

CUYAHOGA COUNTY

Cleveland Metroparks
Sledding, Snowboarding and Tobogganing
Young and young-at-heart sledding and snowboarding enthusiasts will enjoy coasting down a number of hills including some with night lighting. Favorites include Old River Farm Picnic Area in North Chagrin Reservation in Mayfield Heights or Barrett Road Sledding Hill in Rocky River Reservation in Berea. For a more extreme experience, Cleveland Metroparks Chalet Toboggan Chutes provide an icy thrill - traveling up to speeds of 50 mph - down twin refrigerated ice chutes located in Mill Stream Run Reservation in Strongsville. For toboggan rates, hours and more information, visit clevelandmetroparks.com/tchutes or call
440-572-9990.
website

Chalet Toboggan Chutes
Cleveland Metroparks
Mill Stream Run Reservation
16200 Valley Parkway. Strongsville, OH
website

Linden Park Sledding Hill
3600 Linden Road, Rocky River, OH
website

GEAUGA COUNTY

Beartown Lake Reservation Sled Riding Hill (Geauga County)
18870 Quinn Rd., Chagrin Falls, OH
website

Punderson State Park Sled Riding Hill
11755 Kinsman Rd., Newbury, OH
website

LAKE COUNTY

Chagrin River Park
3100 Reeves Road, Willoughby
website

Chapin Forest Reservation
10381 Hobart Road, Kirtland

Hidden Valley Park
4880 Klasen Rd., Madison Twp.

Riverview Park
4895 Bailey Rd., Madison Twp.

MAHONING COUNTY
Mill Creek MetroParks
330.702.3000
website

MEDINA COUNTY

Green Leaf Park Sled Riding Hill
1674 S. Medina Rd., Sharon Center, OH
website

Hubbard Valley Park Sled Rding Hill
8600 Hubbard Valley, Seville, OH
website

RICHLAND COUNTY

Malabar Farm State Park
4050 Bromfield Rd., Lucas, OH
website

SUMMIT COUNTY

Boettler Park
5300 Massillon Rd., North Canton, OH
website

Cascade Valley Metro Park
1061 Cuyahoga St., Akron, OH
website

Furnance Run Metro Park
4955 Townsend Rd., Richfield, OH
website

Kendall Hills
Cuyahoga Valley National Park
Various hills - website

Sand Run
800 N. Hawkins Ave., Akron, OH
website

WAYNE COUNTY

Oakhill Park
3000 Oak Hill Rd., Wooster, OH
website

Orr Park
400 N. Elm St. Orrville, OH
website

   
SKIING, SNOWBOARDING AND SNOWSHOES
 

State of Ohio - Cross Country Skiing information can be found here.

Alpine Valley
10620 Mayfield Rd, Chesterland
website

Boston Mills and Brandywine (Summit County)
website

Cleveland Metroparks (Cuyahoga County)
Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
Buckle up those skis or snowshoes and traverse the fairways and rough areas at Little Met, Mastick Woods, Shawnee Hills, and Sleepy Hallow golf courses when there is a 4 inch base of snow. Big Met and Seneca golf courses feature groomed trails. Big Met offers ski and snowshoe rentals in the Club House. And join Cleveland Metroparks Outdoor Recreation Department on January 11 and 25 and February 1 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for snowshoe rental and lessons at Squire's Castle located off Chagrin River Road in North Chagrin Reservation in Willoughby Hills. For rates and information about other Cleveland Metroparks snowshoe programs, visit
website or or call 216-341-1704.

Kendall Lake Winter Sports Center
Visit the center to rent a pair of snowshoes and enjoy a peaceful hike on the trails surrounding Kendall Lake. Snowshoes are available for $5.00 whenever the center is open. Cross Country Skis are available for $7.50 for a half day, $15.00 for a full day if trails permit.
Truxell Rd., Boston Township, OH
216.524.1497
website

Lake County Metroparks - Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing
For more information website.

Lorain County Metroparks - Snowshoeing
For more information click here.

Pine Lodge Cross-country Ski Center - Lake County Metroparks (Lake County)
Open mid-November through mid-March
Monday through Friday: Noon to 9 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9 am to 9 pm
Chapin Forest Reservation
10381 Hobart Road
Kirtland, OH 44094
440-256-3810
website

Snow Fest - Mulligan's Pub - Sawmill Creek
Snowshoeing
Whether it is your first time or you are a pro. Come try out our amazing winter scenes and the once a year opportunities.
Trail Fee: $4 - Snowshoe Rental: $5
Cross Country Skiing
Try out Cross Country Skiing throughout the property from the woods to the golf course.
Trail Fee: $4 - Ski Rental: $5
Sawmill Creek Resort
400 Sawmill Creek Dr. Huron Sandusky, OH 44839
419.433.3800

Snowtrails (Richland County)
3100 Possum Run Road, Mansfield
website

 

ICE SKATING
 

Cleveland Metroparks
Lake & Pond Ice Skating is a fun winter tradition. When weather permits, ice skating can be enjoyed at Hinckley, Mill Stream Run and Rocky River reservations. Please skate with caution and only when proper weather/ice conditions exist. These areas are not monitored. Skaters are responsible for clearing ice.

Ohio State Parks
Northern Ohio Parks include:
Beaver Creek, Buckeye Lake, Delaware, Malabar Farm, and Quail Hollow.
website

Lock 3 Live
Akron, Ohio
Lock 3's most popular feature is our 10,000-square-foot ice rink, the largest seasonal skating venue in Ohio! Skate rental is $3.* Strap-on skates for toddlers are free when supplies are available.
website

Snow Fest - Mulligan's Pub - Sawmill Creek
Ice Skating/ice Hockey
Fun for all ages. Fight the frigid weather and skate around on our frozen pond or play ice hockey and make unforgettable memories. Skates available for all sizes to rent.
Admission Fee: $5
Skate Rental: $3
Sawmill Creek Resort
400 Sawmill Creek Dr. Huron Sandusky, OH 44839
419.433.3800

The Ice Rink at Falls River Square
Open through February, the Ice Rink is your winter destination!
Concessions are available on site with hot chocolate, coffee and snacks. Admission is Free for residents with the CFOne card, all others, admission is $3 person. Skate rental is available for $3.
Ice Skating lessons begin December 7th!
Regsistration is open now! Call 330.672.RINK
For more info website

The Rink at Wade Oval
University Circle Wade Oval, 10820 East Blvd., Cleveland, OH
Lace up for the new fresh ice at the Rink at Wade Oval. Enjoy skating during the extended Wednesday evening hours.
website

 

ICE FISHING

Cleveland Metroparks
Ice Fishing
When weather and ice conditions are ideal, grab your rod and reel and head to a Cleveland Metroparks inland lake or pond. Some popular "hot" spots are Wallace Lake in Mill Stream Run Reservation, Hinckley Lake in Hinckley Reservation and Rocky River Lagoon in Rocky River Reservation.
website

 

WINTER PLAYGROUND
Cleveland Metroparks
website
 

Cuyahoga Valley National Park
website

 

Erie MetroParks
3910 Perkins Ave.
Huron, OH 44839
419.625.7783
website
Geauga County Park District
9160 Robinson Road
Chardon, OH 44024
(440) 286-9516
website
Lake County Metroparks
Lake Metroparks
11211 Spear Road
Concord Twp., OH 44077
(440) 639-7275
website

Medina County Metroparks
6364 Deerview Lane
Medina, Ohio 44256
330.722.9364
website

 

Metro Parks, Serving Summit County
975 Treaty Line Road, Akron, OH 44313-5898
330-867-5511
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Mill Creek MetroParks
330.702.3000
website


Ohio State Parks

Winter Fun link
website

 

Stark County Park District
website
SLEIGH RIDES

Ma & Pa's Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides

It's lovely weather for a Sleigh Ride! Ever wonder what it would be
like to go dashing through the snow in a one or two horse open sleigh?
Well now's your chance. Every winter, all winter long, Ma and Pa hitch up the sleighs and take you out through the woods and out in the field and then back to the cabin for a warm fire, Ma's homemade bakery, hot chocolate and maple coffee. We also off romantic night rides for those special engagements or an unforgettable night out.

Reservations are required, so please call ahead, and we will accomodate you and your family. Sleigh Rides run Friday, Saturday and Sunday and some weekdays, call ahead. There is a carriage should there be no snow. You can sign-up for our snow alert below and we will email you everytime we go out.

Ma & Pa’s Gift Shack  440-548-5521 www.maandpas.com

 

 


 

 

 


 
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