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  • Worries over liability force some cities to ban or restrict sledding
    Worries over liability force some cities to ban or restrict sledding
    Normally an indistinguishable feature of the local scenery, a relatively steep hill is transformed after a snowfall. During the spring, summer and autumn days when the modest slope sits naked in the periphery of a daily drive or walk, it does...
  • Sledding, Skiing, tubing in Boone, NC
    Best sledding and tubing spots in and around Boone, North Carolina
    Here are some locations and tips for those who are looking to take the family sledding or snow tubing in and around Boone, NC. Free is always best, however for a small fee some ski resorts have snow tubing available for children and adults. These...
  • Sledding
    Top sledding spots in Cleveland
    The snow is almost here, and one of the only good things about the snow is hopping on a sled and riding down a hill. Northeast Ohio has a ton of great sledding areas that you can visit this winter. In the Cleveland Metroparks alone, there are 13...
  • 10-year-old Maryland girl impaled by rebar while sledding in freak accident
    10-year-old Maryland girl impaled by rebar while sledding in freak accident
    A 10-year-old girl is recovering after being impaled by a piece of a steel rebar while sledding in fresh snow Monday morning in northern Maryland. The accident happened in Jarrettsville when the left side of her back hit the steel bar buried in...
  • Clayton Park: Snow fun
    Clayton Park: Snow fun
    Children of all ages think snow in winter and Clayton Park in Delaware County is the place for playing in the snow. While it is the largest of the Delaware County parks, it is the landscape, or better said, land slopes that make Clayton Park a...
  • Sledding after a snowfall is an age old tradition of fun!
    Facts about sledding
    Sledding is a fun and hugely popular activity in times of snowfall. Also known as “sleighs” and “sledges,” sleds are defined as being motives of transport that have smooth undersides (or sometimes runners, like ice skates...
  • Baby Carriages in the Snow
    Baby Carriages in the Snow
    Some years New England goes into deep freeze, other years are bombarded with inches and acres of snow.What does a single parent do when the only mode of transportation is public and her little one rides along in their baby carriage?First order of...
  • Chestnut Ridge Park
    "Roasting on an open fire"
    Winters abundance of snow is something children seem to love. Chestnut Ridge Park encourages this passion, a national treasure in our own backyard!The 1,213-acre park provides opportunities for year round outdoor activities. During winter visitors...
  • Hiking, mountain biking, running and snowshoeing at Meyer Ranch near Aspen Park
    Hiking, mountain biking, running and snowshoeing at Meyer Ranch near Aspen Park
    Meyer Ranch is a wonderful place for year round mountain endurance training including great snowshoe running opportunities in the winter. With the entire park located on the north slope of the mountains, the trail remains snow packed until spring...
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    Milwaukee Day Trips: Last Call for Snow at Sunburst
    Believe it or not, spring is right around the corner. That means that the number of snow-covered days seen by Southeastern Wisconsin is waning. Take advantage of the final waves of winter weather with a short day trip to Sunburst Ski Area for some...
  • Kids & Snow
    In Omaha, 4 things to liven up your snow day
    “Baby, it’s cold outside!”Located in the upperMidwest,Omaha is no stranger to the ever-frequent snow day. Kids of Omaha rejoice, and many parents loath at the notice of school closures (driving in snow and ice is no fun). If...
  • Sledding
    Sledding in Cleveland
    One of the best activities for kids in the winter is sledding. The Cleveland Metroparks has 13 designated sledding spots throughout the area.Barrett Road Sledding Hill: Barrett Road Sledding Hill is located on Valley Parkway, just north of Falls...
  • California Sno-Parks provide inexpensive family fun in the snow
    California Sno-Parks provide inexpensive family fun in the snow
    Ski resorts aren’t the only areas in snow country that are benefitting from the early-season snowfall.The region’s Sno-Parks are taking advantage of the November conditions as well. Many of them are located off the Interstate 80...
  • Sledding anyone?
    Connectcut sledding spots East of the River that you can use all winter long.
    East Hartford's massive hill at Wickham Park has the best public sledding hill east of the river, and when you get all the way to the top it has an outstanding view of the Connecticut valley below. Snow shoe the trail system, then sled down...
  • Get a thrill on Tubing Hill
    Get a thrill on tubing hill
    The Denver Area offers more in the winter than just skiing. For those who don’t enjoy shooting down a hill on two slippery sticks, or those who want to try something different, tubing might just be the winter activity for you. Just a two...