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Several Great Sledding Spots in the Melrose Area

With snow on the ground, take advantage of these sledding hot spots in the Melrose area.

Sledders. Credit: File photo
Sledders. Credit: File photo

This was first posted on Dec. 31, 2012, by Elizabeth Alton

Several locations in the Melrose area are perfect sledding destinations, including: 

Tufts University                                                                        Somerville/Medford: The hills at Tufts are prime for sledding.

Powder House Park
Somerville: Just make sure you don't fly off the hill into Broadway.

Danehy Park
Cambridge, 99 Sherman St.: When we first posted this list, residents recommended Danehy Park.

7 Bumps/Fellsmere Pond
Off Fellsway East, near the Medford/Malden line: Accessible on the Fellsway East, this area near Fellsmere Park is an old favorite for sledding and snow tubing.

Bear Hill Golf Course
2 North St., Stoneham: Bear Hill, which is a nine-hole golf course during the warm weather months, is a great local sledding option during the winter.

Mount Hood Golf Course
100 Slayton Road, Melrose: Mount Hood is routinely voted one of the best sledding areas in Massachusetts.

Sheepfold Area of Middlesex Fells
Off Route 28 in Stoneham: Sheepfold is best known as a local dog-friendly park but its fields and hills offer some great terrain to sled on.

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