350 miles of trails of natural beauty await you within the Upper Valley.
Whiz along 500 miles of trails within 45 minutes of the Upper Valley.
The best part? Have access to hundreds more trails because clubs in the area connect their trails together!
When you become a snowmobiler, you don’t just become an enthusiast, you become part of an experience and a family. A sport for all ages, and great for families, snowmobiling offers a unique winter experience. Explore natural areas only accessed by you and your snowmobile. Become a problem solver and critical thinker out of necessity: my snowmobile found a hole, how can we get it out. Snowmobiling is its own culture as you can see in this funny post I found very enlightening.
Ready to give it a try? Are you a local and looking for a community and some new trails to ride?
Are you a visitor and wondering where to start in the area?
Here’s your go-to snowmobiling list.
Consider joining and supporting a local snowmobiling organization whose volunteers dedicate time and money to maintaining the trails so loved by locals and visitors alike. When you join a club you can get a discount on registering to snowmobile in NH with the NHSA. Want an interactive map of 7000 miles of trails within the state? See here.
Blow Me Down Snowriders. Plainfield, NH.
Blow Me Down Snowriders maintains 56 miles of groomed trails in Cornish and Plainfield by their dedicated volunteers. They do raffles and poker runs in this fun organization. You can find trails maps for $5 at the Meriden Deli. Trail Map. To support/join.
Blue Mountain Snow Dusters. Grantham, NH.
Blue Mountain Snow Dusters maintains 65 miles of trails in the Grantham area for snowmobiling and cross country skiing. They are the only nonprofit organization in the state with this dual charter. Trail Map. To support/join.
Mascoma Valley Snow Travelers. Springfield, NH.
Mascoma Valley Snow Travelers maintains trails in the Springfield, Wilmot and Grafton area that locals find well groomed and really enjoy. These trails connect riders to Sunapee, Grantham, and Canaan so you can really travel a long distance. They also host events like a Snow-ball Run with prizes at different stations along the trail system, an Italian dinner, and more events to foster a great sense of community among enthusiasts.
Twin State Trail Busters. Lebanon, NH.
Twin State Trail Busters maintain trails in the Lebanon, Enfield, and West Lebanon area. They also hold events like a summer family fun day and a potluck in the winter to benefit the Haven.
Mt. Cardigan Snowmobile club. Canaan, NH.
Mt. Cardigan Snowmobile Club maintains an impressive 130 miles of trails in the towns of Canaan, Dorchester, Enfield, Grafton, Lyme and Orange with the help of volunteers. Trail map.
Lyme Pinnacle Snowmobile Club. Lyme, NH.
Lyme Pinnacle Snowmobile Club maintains over 85 miles of snowmobile trails. I really enjoyed their Facebook page, full of photos of trail maintenance and funny posts.
Beyond the Upper Valley
Twin Ridge Mountaineers Snowmobile Club. Goshen, NH.
This snowmobile club maintains trails in Sullivan County. You can see some of the work volunteers do to maintain signage, bridges, and remove hazards on the trails so that riders can continue enjoying the trails on their Facebook page.
Andover Snowmobile Club. Andover, NH.
Ride throughout New England, even into Quebec. Andover’s snowmobile club maintains over 80 miles of trails that connect to other trail systems. They also hold events like a vintage snow fest to see antique snowmobiles and an Italian dinner buffet. Trails.
Lake Sunapee Snowmobile Club. Sunapee, NH.
The Lake Sunapee Snowmobile maintains 80 miles of trails in the Sunapee area.
Sutton Ridge Runners. Sutton, NH.
Sutton Ridge Runners maintains 30 miles of trails in Sutton. They hold events like annual dinners and ride-ins. Trails.
Shugah Valley Snow Riders. Claremont, NH.
This club maintains 65 miles of trails. Snowmobiling is a popular sport in Claremont and the events page shows how active its members are with activities throughout the year including a club ride, bbq, cookout, and even a club trip.
Crescent Lake Region Sno-Riders. Claremont, NH.
The Crescent Lake Region Sno-Riders maintains Unity and Acworth trails.
Pittsburg Ridge Runners. Pittsburg, NH.
A snowmobiler’s vacation. A snowmobilers playground. Pittsburg Ridge Runners boasts over 3000 members and maintains over 200 miles of some of the best maintained trails in the northeast. Trails.
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