Snowmobiling in NH’s Connecticut Lakes Region
Snowmobiling at its best! When the snow starts to fly in the Connecticut Lakes Region, the fun begins! Snow arrives just in time for the Christmas vacation week. The Connecticut Lakes Region has miles of connecting snowmobile trails which make a white super highway during winter months. Ride snowmobiles into Canada or Maine! Miles and miles of groomed snowmobile trails in the Connecticut Lakes Region lead everywhere you want to go this winter! Hard working snowmobile clubs groom hundreds of miles of snowmobile trails that connect to Maine, Vermont, Canada and points south in New Hampshire. Arrive at your favorite lodging establishment, grab a map and Go!
Trails are groomed smooth daily. These wide, woods trails have signs with directions at every junction for safe navigating through the North Woods. Gas stations and restaurants are along the trail. The local clubs put on events throughout the winter. Vintage snowmobile races happen four times per season! Poker runs, steak feeds and potluck dinners happen somewhere in the Connecticut Lakes Region nearly every weekend.
- Grab a map and plan your route. Keep in mind food and gas stops.
- If you plan to ride into Canada or Maine, get your day pass / registration ahead of time. Best not to burn daylight with paperwork when you can be snowmobiling!
- Bring your passport. You will need a passport to enter Canada.
- A back pack or day pack should be stocked with water, maps hand warmers and a foil emergency blanket. First aid kit, flashlight with fresh batteries and cell phone should be included in your pack.
- Trails to the North and East generally have the best snowmobile trail conditions and the deepest snowpack.
- Snowmobile trails in New Hampshire have a speed limit. 45 is the speed limit unless otherwise noted.
- NH requires snowmobiles be registered. Membership in the snowmobile club is also required. Join the club where you ride and support the grooming efforts.
- If day tripping to the Connecticut Lakes Region for snowmobiling, choose a pack and ride lot close to the trails you wish to ride. All towns in the region offer plowed areas to park and ride.
Area Snowmobile Clubs