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The magical beauty of the outdoors is on full display during a Rocky Mountain snowmobile trip. No matter where you travel in the Northern Rockies, there’s plenty of powder! And the brilliant blue skies, majestic mountains, and sparkling frozen lakes and rivers add a fantastic allure to your experience. Discover the western part of Yellowstone National Park in Montana – known as the “Snowmobiling Capital of the World,” with approximately 150 inches of snow yearly. Or conquer twisting trails through picturesque mountains and forests at Jackson Hole in Wyoming or Island Park in Idaho. Reserve your Rocky Mountain snowmobiling rental today!
- Waterton Lakes National Park – Enjoy excellent opportunities for wilderness camping, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, ski tours, and ice climbing. www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ab/Waterton/index_e.asp
- Banff National Park -- Cross-country skiing is a wonderful way to enjoy the park in winter. Draped in snow and ice, the Rockies form a dramatic backdrop to the pleasures of traveling over crisp snow. The ski season on valley bottom trails generally extends from December to March. www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ab/banff/index_E.asp
- Jasper National Park – The park offers a wide choice of trails for cross country skiing, downhill skiing, and snowboarding. www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/ab/jasper/index_e.asp
- Revelstoke – Located near Glacier National Park, Revelstoke appeals to keen outdoor enthusiasts and extreme winter sports seekers. Activities include downhill skiing, heliskiing, cat skiing, snowboarding, snowmobiling, snowshoeing, and cross-country skiing. www.hellobc.com/en-CA/RegionsCities/Revelstoke.htm
- Sicamous -- Snowmobiling terrain and conditions are so good that SnoRiders West Magazine has voted Sicamous both "Favorite Power Riding" area and "Favorite Overall Snowmobiling Area" in British Columbia. Snowmobilers can enjoy numerous networks of groomed trails, suitable for all levels of skill and experience. www.hellobc.com/en-CA/RegionsCities/Sicamous.htm
- Elkford – Explore miles of back-country trails in one of the most remotes communities of British Columbia. Enjoy the raw wilderness, wildlife, and rugged beauty of the Canadian Rockies. www.hellobc.com/en-CA/RegionsCities/Elkford.htm
- Panhandle National Forests -- The Idaho Panhandle National Forests comprise about 2.5 million acres of public lands spanning northern Idaho, extending into eastern Washington and western Montana. Visit www.fs.fed.us/ipnf/rec/activities/trails/index.html for more information.
- Idaho has over 7,200 miles of snowmobile trails in 29 grooming programs located throughout the state. Millions of acres of open riding exist on Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, State and private land. http://www.idahosnow.org
- Island Park -- Island Park maintains over six hundred miles of groomed snowmobile trails with four full time groomers operating daily to insure smooth riding for the Island Park snowmobiler. n additional 400 miles of snowmobile trails abut the Island Park snowmobile trail system. Abundant off-trail opportunities exist to challenge all riding experience. Island Park is one of Idaho's least restricted snowmobiling areas. www.greater-yellowstone.com/Island-Park/snowmobiling.html
- Nez Perce National Forest — 2.2 million acres of beautiful and diverse land. From the dry, rugged canyons of the Salmon River to the moist cedar forests of the Selway drainage, the forest offers something for everyone. Experience hundreds of miles of groomed trails and virgin powder for some of the best snowmobiling in the Pacific Northwest. fs.usda.gov/nezperce
- Clearwater National Forest -- Covers 1.8 million acres from the jagged peaks of the Bitterroot Mountains in the east to the river canyons and the rolling hills of the Palouse Prairie in the west. Experience hundreds of miles of groomed trails and virgin powder for some of the best snowmobiling in the Pacific Northwest. www.fs.fed.us/r1/clearwater/
- Sawtooth National Recreation Area : The Stanley Basin trail system is surrounded by three beautiful mountain ranges: the White Clouds on the East, the Salmon River Range on the North and the majestic jagged Sawtooths (Northern Rockies) on the West and South. This creates the perfect backdrop for winter fun. With over 220 inches of snow annually, 185 miles of groomed trails and the availability of unlimited off-trail riding, Stanley is an uncrowded playground paradise for snowmobilers. Pristine groomed trails are there for those who prefer them and thousands of untouched acres are available for those “boondockers” who prefer the challenge of endless miles of off-road terrain. www.stanleycc.org
- Kootenai National Forest -- The mountains of northwest Montana provide breathtaking views and hours of recreation via groomed trails, loop trails, mountain bowls and alpine lakes. At days end, relax in the community camaraderie in Eureka, Libby or Troy. www.libbymt.com/outdoors/snowmobiling.htm - www.libbymt.com/outdoors/snowmobiling.htm
- West Yellowstone -- With an average of 143 inches of snow every year, West Yellowstone and surrounding Yellowstone Country consistently offer some of the best trail and off-trail winter access in the Continental U.S. You can sled right from your hotel onto over 400 hundred miles of groomed snowmobile trails in the surrounding National Forests. Or head off the trail to explore untracked powder meadows and back country riding. www.destinationyellowstone.com
- Yellowstone National Park -- Winter transforms Yellowstone into a magical winter wonderland with steaming geysers, frosty bison, frozen waterfalls, and wintry wildlife. For more than 40 years, over-the-snow vehicles, including snowcoaches and snowmobiles, have left daily from West Yellowstone for tours of the park. These tours feature interpretive guides, and vehicles are specially constructed with the best available environmentally-friendly technology. Daily tours are available from West Yellowstone and other park entrances. www.nps.gov/yell/
- Cooke City-Colter Pass-Silver Gate -- Offering 60 miles of groomed trails that are maintained by volunteers from the local snowmobile club. www.cookecitychamber.org/cooke_city_montana_recreation_snowmobiling.html
- Hells Canyon All-American Road –This byway is an outdoor enthusiast's playground. In winter, enjoy downhill or cross-country skiing, or ride a snow mobile on a section of the byway that closes to automobiles for winter. Your choices are limitless!
- Colville National Forest -- Spanning 1.1 million acres in northeastern Washington and includes the Kettle River, Selkirk mountain ranges, and the upper reaches of the Columbia River. The forest boasts exciting wildlife such as the grizzly and black bears, cougars, bald eagles, and the last remaining herd of caribou in the U.S. Visit www.fs.fed.us/r6/colville/recreation/trails/trails.shtml for more information.
- Wyoming's Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail (CDST) is the number one snowmobile trail in the west. This favorite western riding spot was voted number one by the readers of SnoWest Magazine, the sport's leading authority on adventure snowmobile riding in 2009. This is also the fourth time that this Wyoming trail has been placed in the #1 spot in 13 years.With its spectacular views, this trail (or parts of it) is a "must-do" this winter. For more information visit http://www.wind-river.org and http://www.sledwyoming.com , or call 800-645-6233 for a free winter vacation packet. For information on Wyoming Snowmobile trails http://wyotrails.state.wy.us . You can sign up for a free weekly snowmobile grooming report by email at http://www.wind-river.org/register.php so you’re the first to know the new conditions.
- Yellowstone National Park and Grand Teton National Park – Visitors are welcome to snowmobile Yellowstone National Park though it is requested that you inquire at a visitor center for updated information on snowmobiling in the Greater Yellowstone area. Winter is a unique time of the year to experience Grand Teton National Park and we suggest you access the Winter Trip Planner web page for lots of detailed information. See the snowmobiling brochure for more information.
- The Wapiti Valley – Wapiti is an Indian word for elk. Home to 12 guest and dude ranches. Camping, hiking, horseback riding, and winter cross country skiing are popular. Elk, deer, Bighorn sheep, moose, and even bison roam the valley year-round. www.wyomingtourism.org/overview/Wapiti-Valley/31498
- Jackson Hole Mountain Resort – The state’s most well-known ski area. Tops the chart with a whopping 4,139 vertical feet, the greatest continuous rise in the U.S. www.jacksonhole.com
- Cody -- Enjoy Cody’s hospitality and travel to the east entrance of Yellowstone on a guided snowmobile trip. www.codywyomingnet.com/snowmobiling/
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