Where to ski, skate and sled on the North Fork

D.J. Delacruz, 4, of New Hyde Park tumbles off his sled. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder file photo)

D.J. Delacruz, 4, of New Hyde Park tumbles off his sled. (Credit: Katharine Schroeder file photo)

If you’re stuck at home and going stir-crazy in the aftermath of this week’s impending North Fork snowstorm, you might as well put on a hat and gloves, grab a toboggan and go sledding (or cross country skiing, or if the rinks are open, ice skating.)

Don’t know any spots? Here are our staff members favorite picks.

SLEDDING

Riverhead Town

North end of Roanoke Ave., Riverhead
Relatively safe with little traffic, the dead-end where Roanoke Avenue meets the Long Island Sound has a small hill goof for sledding. Even better, there’s room to park your car once the plow comes through.

Reeves Beach boat ramp, Riverhead
Going sledding with little ones? This boat ramp has a nice, slight decline down to the sand.

Southold Town

South hill on Main Road across from Mattituck High School, Mattituck
Children have long flocked to this popular sledding site, located across the street from the school

Behind Washington Ave., Greenport
Neighborhood sandpits in this location make for decent tobogganing

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