Snowmobiling in the Adirondacks

Adirondack Snowmobiling

Make every day a vacation day

The stuff dreams are made of

The Adirondacks is THE place to snowmobile in New York state. Over groomed and backcountry trails, experience the heart-pounding exhilaration of snowmobiling through a winter wonderland on some of the finest trails in the northeast. Boasting more than 750 miles of free snowmobile trails for your riding pleasure, this region of the Adirondacks is home to the biggest trail system in New York. 

Pack up the gear, the sleds, the family, and tell your friends to meet you on the trail - vacation is waiting, and so are we!

We know after a day on the trails you want a hot shower, a hot meal, and a hot toddy to warm those cold bones and get you ready for the next trail. Many local businesses offer affordable lodging packages for snowmobilers, so you can get away and explore the backcountry at your leisure.

Choose your loop

We have loops in all directions from these starting places:

Speculator: north to Indian Lake, south to Wells, west to Piseco and beyond

Indian Lake: Moose River Plains, west to Raquette Lake, northwest to Long Lake, northeast to Newcomb

Long Lake: north to Tupper Lake, east to Newcomb, northwest to Cranberry Lake

Inlet*: Moose River Plains, west to Old Forge and Tug Hill
(*Permit required)

Snowmobile vacation amenities

Find cozy lodging on or near trails, friendly Adirondack restaurants and taverns, and plenty of people who love snowmobiles and the people who ride them. Ride miles of unplowed seasonal roads and woodland trails that wind beside rivers through majestic forests. Panoramic vistas of the surrounding mountains appear at every turn.

Enjoy annual snowmobile events in our local towns.

Join the club - the NYS Snowmobile Club that is...

Join the club! Remember, New York state requires any out-of-state sled to carry NYS registration and insurance. Proof of membership in a NYS Snowmobile Club results in a $50 discount on registration. Download our handy Hamilton County snowmobile brochure for more helpful info!

You may obtain registration by contacting the NYS Department of Motor Vehicles at:


Hamilton County Motor Vehicles
County Office Building
P.O. Box 204, Route 8
Lake Pleasant, NY 12108

Snowmobile App

To better help you plan your trips, download the Adirondacks, USA Snowmobile App. With an interactive map and all the information you need to know to navigate snowy trails and find gas stations, stores, restaurants, and lodging properties, this app is your "one-stop shop" for all things snowmobile! Download today on the App Store or get it on Google Play.

Leave No Trace

The magic of the Adirondacks is the result of previous generations taking a long view and protecting the mountains, lakes, and rivers within the Blue Line. That tradition continues today as we support and encourage everyone to practice Leave No Trace ethics, which help protect the lands and waters of the Adirondacks.

Leave No Trace 7 Principles

The old railroad track starts across the road from the Browns Tract beach access on Uncas Road. There are two options from this...
Cedar River Flow is tucked in the mountains far from the main road. Several sites are by the outlet dam. Snowmobiling The winter...
1/2 day— Red loop on map You can do this loop from many locations, but we started at the ball field in Speculator. This trail has a...
Full Day—Orange loop on map The orange trail is for those who really want to get in as much riding as they possibly can, in one day...
This trail is designed with the new rider in mind. The trails on this route are well groomed and most of the riding is done lake to...
This multi-use trail connects Inlet and Raquette Lake. The terrain is very wide and under most normal conditions dry. Snowmobiling...
Nicks Lake Campground is a state DEC Campground. Over 100 campsites are available for reservation. In winter, it is open for...
Enjoy extensive hiking and biking trails, or take to the water with DEC canoe rentals. In winter, this is a snowmobile area....

DRAG of Speculator

PO Box 432
(518) 548-7368

Pleasant Riders Snowmobile Club

PO Box 425
(518) 548-4736

The Lemon Tree

2849 State Route 30
(518) 548-6231

Algonquin Sno-Blazers

PO Box 460

PO Box 21
Indian Lake

Inlet Barnstormers Snowmobile Club

(315) 357-5233

Clark's Snowmobile Rentals and Sales

8 Route 28
P.O. Box 525
(315) 357-3231
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