There's a very good reason why so many neighborhoods in Upper Manhattan have the word "heights" in them—the area boasts some of the hilliest terrain in New York.
That means when it snows, good sledding spots abound.
Here are uptown's five hilliest parks and their best slopes, from north to south:
Best spots: 110th Street, 113th St and Morningside Ave and 122nd Street and Morningside Ave
How to get there: A, B, C to 110th Street and 116th Street
Best spot: James Baldwin Lawn, St. Nicholas Avenue and W 135th Street
How to get there: A, B, C to 135th Street
Best spot: by the ballfields near 174th Street
How to get there: A to 175th Street
Best spot: Billings Lawn
How to get there: A to 190th Street
Best spot: hill near Indian Road and 218th Street
How to get there: 1 to 215th Street