Last week's big snow refreshed Kalamazoo's sled hills, which had been looking pretty worn from use. Two snow days gave kids plenty of time on the hills.
Popular sled hills in Kalamazoo
1. Milham Park Golf Course
Lovers Lane north of Kilgore
2. Woods Lake Elementary School
Oakland Drive at Whites Road
3. Hillside Middle School
1941 Alamo Ave.
4. Maple Street Magnet Middle School
922 W Maple St
5. Oakland Drive Park
7550 Oakland Dr
6. Kindleberger Park
Park Drive just off Riverview Drive
Discover Kalamazoo's list of Kalamazoo's Best Sledding Hills
mLive's map of Sled hills of Southwest Michigan.
Echo Valley is a commercial hill, northeast of Kalamazoo, with toboggan runs and a tubing hill. (The admission fee includes sled/tube use.)
Kalamazoo library's history of the Kalamazoo Sled Company
Sledding Beyond Kalamazoo: