Snowmobile NH is an adventure you will remember forever. With over 7,000 miles of snowmobile trails in NH, winter is the best time to enjoy an outdoor adventure. Groomed trails link key destinations and services in New Hampshire. Enjoy a multi-day snowmobile trip across the entire state. Ride locally from your home or enjoy a vacation.
Best Places to Snowmobile NH
New Hampshire caters to snowmobile enthusiasts with trails leading to the best hotels, cabins, restaurants, gas stations, snowmobile dealers and parking. Find points of interest on the New Hampshire Snowmobile Association’s Interactive Trail Map and Mobile Trail App.
Find local businesses that cater to NH snowmobilers by a search for Hotels and Motels or Cottages and Cabins by region.
Explore scenic vistas and woodlands that few others have access to in the winter. Thrilling trails, spectacular mountain views and relaxing rural countryside are part of the Snowmobile NH experience. Snowmobiling trail-conditions are posted from mid-December through April.
The New Hampshire Snowmobile Association’s vast trail network connects to the neighboring New England states. Reach NH from Massachusetts, Maine, Vermont or Quebec, Canada. Saddlebag trips across state lines and borders into NH are commonplace.
Snowmobile NH Requirements
All you need to snowmobile NH is a state registration. They are available at over 200 locations throughout the state. NH snowmobile club members receive a $30 discount on each registration. Join where you ride, support the clubs that maintain the snowmobile trails, and save a few bucks.
For information on snowmobile rules and regulations in New Hampshire, visit NH Fish and Game.
Snowmobile registration fees fund a significant portion of trail maintenance. Your registration dollars directly fund grooming costs, signing, and bridge construction.
The New Hampshire Snowmobile Association is an association of independently incorporated snowmobile clubs. (List of clubs in state) Working together they maintain a state-wide interconnected trail system. Our unified voice speaks for the sport of snowmobiling and to promote it as a safe family recreation. The NHSA is made up of all segments of the snowmobiling community including clubs, members, dealers, and local businesses. Join a club and receive a $30 discount on your snowmobile registration!
Over 200 trail groomers maintain the snowmobile trails in New Hampshire. Quality snowmobile NH trail grooming provides smooth trails that are suitable for all levels of riders.
Be aware that grooming takes place at all hours. A groomer travels at an average of only 5-8 mph. Riders must use extreme caution at all times and lookout for groomers and other obstacles. Grooming machines are exceptionally wide and long, you need to give it the right-of-way. Slow down when approaching a groomer. And always be prepared to stop.
New Hampshire is nationally recognized for its wealth of wide, well-groomed snowmobile trails. We encourage snowmobile club membership, safety education and, respecting landowners. Please stay on the trail. These high standards are maintained by your registration fees.
Snowmobile NH Rentals and Guides
Want to try snowmobiling in NH? Snowmobile rentals and guided tours are available in New Hampshire. The outfitters supply everything you need, including sleds, warm clothes and instructions. An experienced guide can lead you to secret spots and cool views. View list of rental agents.
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Safety is a priority. Learn how to safely operate a snowmobile in New Hampshire. Riders under the age of 18 may be required to take a safety course. We encourage everyone to take a safety course, in the classroom or online. Safety isn’t just for kids. Statistically, middle age adults are involved in the majority of incidents.