Good sledding hills?

sledding at capital hills albanyChristina emails:

Where are the best sledding hills? I know of the public golf courses in Albany and Troy, and there's another hill (privately owned by a family southwest of Albany?) but how about something further north in the Saratoga region?
I'm itching to grab a lunch tray and feel like a little kid again!

This topic came up a handful of years ago, and there were handful of answers that pretty much all focused on Troy and Albany. In part, we suspect -- because they have some good spots, like Capital Hills in Albany and Frear Park in Troy (as Christina mentions).

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We live in Ballston Spa and go to the Woods Hollow Preserve -- the sledding is great just a short walk in from the parking lot off of Northline Road.

I have also heard that there's some good sledding to be had behind the elementary school complex on Wood Road, but have never been there myself.

Hole #11 ( i believe ) at Shaker Ridge Country Club.

The Winter Recreation Area in Guilderland (part of Tawasentha park) is nice.

http://www.townofguilderland.org/pages/guilderlandny_recreation/tawasentha%20park%20description

We used to snowboard and sled in Lincoln Park.

If you're up for a little drive up north, Dynamite Hill is a great little place in Chestertown and they have a tow rope. You can ski, snowboard, tube and sled.

McGregor Links on Northern Pines in Wilton.

prospect park in Troy. it is closed to car traffic in the winter so park on congress street and walk in.

Sand Creek Midle School in Colonie.

Ravena-Coeymans-Selkirk HS hill and Powell Hill in Coeymans Hollow.

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