Well Saskatoon, it looks like the white stuff is here to stay! Of course, this is nothing new to this fine city of ours and if anyone knows how to make the best of it, it’s us! A winter family-favourite for most families is tobogganing! And Saskatoon has no shortage of fantastic spots to indulge in a wild ride! Why not grab your favourite sled and say a warm welcome to winter at these…
10 Best Places to Toboggan in Saskatoon
Accessible off St. Henry Ave. in Exhibition Area, Diefenbaker Park is home to one of the longest tobogganing runs in the city! Drive and park right at the top of hill, grab your sled, and hold on! This one is a great hill for the fearless and those who will not tire of a LONG walk back up to the top!
An inspiring name for this fab tobogganing location in the north of the city! Pest Hill can be accessed on Spadina Cr. south just off the Circle Drive Bridge. Pitch your car in somewhere along Spadina and bring your sled of choice for hours of winter fun!
Located in Westmount, this is the hill of choice for those located in the west-central part of the city! It is easily accessible form 29th St. W and McMillan Ave. and is ideal for little tobogganers as it is not too steep!
If you you’re on Jarvis, Dr., park yourself smack dab in the middle of two fantastic tobogganing hills and make your choice! These hills are a convenient commute for anyone in the south of city, and manageable sizes for little ones making the trek back to the top.
Fancy a wild ride in the country? Pack your sled, take a drive to Blackstrap, and choose your tobogganing route near what locals refer to as the ‘ski-ruins!’ In years past, Blackstrap was home to a small ski resort, the remnants of which can still be seen at this unique tobogganing location. The hill can be accessed by turning off Highway 11 as indicated at the Blackstrap Provincial Park sign.
If you’re in the east of the city, you will find this gem located just off Acadia Dr. Park up, grab that crazy carpet and hold onto your touque!
Hop on Verbeke Road in Silverwood to find this slippery slope! You’ll be certain to get your thrill-on as you fly down this steep hill on your implement of choice! This hill is centrally located for dwellers in the north end of Saskatoon.
Looking for a wicked winter hill on the west-side? Try William A. Reid accessible off Pendygrasse Rd. or Fairmont Dr. No GT, toboggan, or crazy carpet is too wild for this slope! Gear up, bring the family, and relish the wind whipping through your hair!
Located behind Mother Theresa School on Konihowski Rd, you will find a gem of hill nestled a way back from the road. This north-east Saskatoon location is ace for little ones as the hill is a manageable size and there is no traffic nearby!
10. Victoria Park
If you’re taking a drive down Spadina Cr. West, park up wherever you fancy along Victoria Park, and grab your sled! This park is extensive so you can a choose the slope that best suits your fear factor!
Well folks, this is your cue to suit up and enjoy these 10 best places to toboggan in Saskatoon! Heaven only knows what a short season we have to enjoy the white stuff;) Happy Sledding!
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