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Winter > Snowmobiling > Trails

Adirondack Snowmobile Trails

snowmobileSet out on Adirondack snowmobile trails for a day of fun! The Adirondacks are full of trail systems, clubs, and tours that cater to this thrilling winter sport.

To help you determine where to go this winter season for a snowmobile tour of the Adirondacks, we've gathered the most useful resources and discovered the best areas for snowmobiling!

Planning a Trip

Since trails are constantly being added and expanded, it's helpful to check out a digital, interactive map when planning your next snowmobiling excursion. The New York State Snowmobile Trails and Trip Planner includes trail systems throughout the state, and also has helpful features like gas stations, restaurants, and snowmobile sales/service businesses that you may need to locate. Use the drop-down menu to focus on the county you want to ride through.

Alternatively, you can look around for New York State snowmobile trails on SnowmobileTrail.com. Below, we've compiled a list of a few popular areas for snowmobiling in a wide range of counties in the Lake George area and the Adirondacks. Take a look and discover where you'll go on your next snowmobiling adventure.

Franklin County Snowmobile Trails

Explore trails in the following communities:

  • Saranac Lake, NY
  • Lake Placid, NY
  • Lake Clear, NY
  • St. Regis, NY
  • Tupper Lake, NY

Description: A large system of interconnecting snowmobile trail systems, both groomed and un-groomed. Maintained by multiple local snowmobile clubs. The Saranac Lake and Lake Placid area is a popular winter destination for snowmobilers and outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds.

See a list of Franklin County snowmobile clubs.

Hamilton County Snowmobile Trails

Explore trails in the following communities:

  • Dolgeville, NY
  • Indian Lake, NY
  • Inlet, NY
  • Long Lake, NY
  • Raquette Lake, NY
  • Old Forge, NY (in nearby Herkimer County)
  • Piseco, NY
  • Speculator, NY

Description: Considered the snowmobile capital, Hamilton County has roughly 700 miles of interconnecting snowmobile trail systems between the Moose River Plains, Indian Lake, Inlet, Long Lake, as well as Old Forge in Herkimer County!

See a list of Hamilton County snowmobile clubs.

Essex County Snowmobile Trails

Explore trails in the following communities:

  • Port Henry, NY
  • Saranac Lake, NY
  • Minerva, NY
  • Schroon Lake, NY

Description: Access to miles of interconnecting snowmobile trail systems, both groomed and ungroomed. On some, you'll find yourself traveling parallel to Lake Champlain.

See a list of Essex County snowmobile clubs.

Warren County Snowmobile Trails

Explore trails in the following communities:

  • Brant Lake, NY
  • Thurman, NY
  • Chestertown, NY
  • Pottersville, NY
  • Lake Luzerne, NY
  • Warrensburg, NY

Description: Over 100 miles of trails connect to Lake George, Lake Luzerne, Queensbury, and Glens Falls. Many of these trails are groomed during the season.

See a list of Warren County snowmobile clubs.

Fulton County Snowmobile Trails

Explore trails in the following communities:

  • Stratford, NY
  • Oppenheim, NY
  • Mayfield, NY

Description: Fulton County’s 150 miles of groomed snowmobile trails link the Mohawk Valley to the Adirondack Mountains.

See a list of Fulton County snowmobile clubs.

Washington County Snowmobile Trails

Explore trails in the following communities:

  • Whitehall, NY
  • Hampton, NY
  • Fort Ann, NY
  • Granville, NY
  • Greenwich, NY

Description: The county has multiple snowmobile clubs that maintain interconnecting trails. More than 80% of the snowmobile trails in Washington County are on private land; it is due to the generosity of these landowners that these trails exist!

See a list of Washington County snowmobile clubs.

Saratoga County Snowmobile Trails

Explore trails in the following communities:

  • Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Ballston Spa, NY
  • Burnt Hills, NY

Description: Access to miles of interconnecting snowmobile trail systems, both groomed and un-groomed, just outside and around Saratoga Springs' surrounding communities.

See a list of Saratoga County snowmobile clubs.

NOTE: Each trail has a different open date based on the hunting season in that area. By mid-December all trails will be open for use if snow conditions allow for snowmobiling. Call a local snowmobile club for more information about dates.

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