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Uptown's Top Sledding Spots

Upper Manhattan's top sledding spots
The James Baldwin Lawn in Harlem's St. Nicholas Park

There's a good reason why so many neighborhoods in Upper Manhattan have the word "Heights" in them—the area boasts some of the hilliest terrain in all of New York.

That means when it snows, good sledding spots abound.

Here, then, 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 spots: St. Nicholas Avenue and W 135th Street, St. Nicholas Ave and W 141st St

How to get there: A, B, C to 135th Street

Best spot: Amsterdam Ave and 174th Street by the baseball fields

How to get there: A to 175th Street

Best spot: Billings Lawn

How to get there: A to 190th Street

Best spot: hill near the entrance at Indian Road and 218th Street

How to get there: 1 to 215th Street

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