An Adrenaline Rush on the Toboggan Chutes at Cleveland Metroparks

An Adrenaline Rush on the Toboggan Chutes at Cleveland Metroparks

A toboggan chute has been on my bucket list for a few years and I was really excited to finally cross it off.

Toboggan Chutes at Cleveland Metroparks

The Chalet at Cleveland Metroparks Mill Stream Run Reservation is a destination for fun all year round but I was REALLY only interested in checking out the fastest, tallest chutes in Ohio.

Toboggan Chutes at Cleveland Metroparks

During the winter season you can plummet down one of two frozen ice chutes that are 700 feet long.

Toboggan Chutes at Cleveland Metroparks

The speeds are fast. You can go up to 50 mph!

I was joined by Laura from Far Flung Travels and her husband for this adventure.

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The line posted signs of 3, 2, and 1 hours waits on the stairs on the way to the top. We were fortunate that our wait was 45 minutes vs. 3 hours.

Toboggan Chutes at Cleveland Metroparks

The toboggan can fit up to 4 riders.

Toboggan Chutes at Cleveland Metroparks

Once your party is seated and holding tightly, palms up to the rope, you are on your way.

Toboggan Chutes at Cleveland Metroparks

The toboggan was WAY faster than I anticipated and the ride was a great adrenaline rush. The hill was steep and it was truley a thrill.

Toboggan Chutes at Cleveland Metroparks

You can also check the radar for your speed on the way down.

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Due to time constraints I only had time to go down once but it was worth the drive and I will definitely be back!

Toboggan Chutes at Cleveland Metroparks

A few things you need to know before you go.

 

Children 11 and younger must be accompanied by an adult.

All children must be at least 42 inches tall to ride.

**All riders must wear gloves or mittens (Heavy gloves recommended).

 

Rates *prices were during my visit. 

Adult (all-day ticket): $12

Child 11 and Younger (all-day ticket): $10

One-Ride Ticket: $6

School and College ID Night starts January 8, 2015: Thursdays, $9 with school ID

Group rates – $1 off per person for groups of 20 or more are available for tobogganing during public hours and must be scheduled at least two weeks in advance

 

The toboggan chutes at located at 16200 Valley Pkwy, Strongsville, OH 44136.

 

You can find out more about the toboggan chutes from the Cleveland Metropark website. 

 

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Disclosure: I was given complimentary admission for review purposes. All opinions are my own. 

 

Comments

  1. says

    This looks like SO much fun. I’m not a winter person but tobogganing I love love love. Looks like I need to get myself to Cleveland in the winter one day.

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