Here are local parks you can visit for some fun in the snow and suggestions for sledding spots, courtesy of the city’s Parks Department. But remember to stay warm and be safe.
Be careful of slippery paths, snow-covered bodies of water and fallen branches. If you see a fallen branch, call 311.
Astoria Park, Astoria, 19th Street between Shore Boulevard off Ditmars Boulevard
Bowne Park, Flushing, small hillside on the 155th Street side of the park
Crocheron Park, Bayside, 35th Avenue opposite Golden Pond
Cunningham Park, Oakland Gardens
Forest Park, Mary Whelan Playground at 79th Street and Park Lane South
Hermon A. Macneil Park, College Point
Juniper Valley Park, Middle Village, Juniper Boulevard North and South near the Tennis Building at 75th Street
Lower Highland Park, Jamaica Avenue and Elton Street
Kissena Park, Flushing, east side of lake: enter Metcalf and 164th Street
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