Located in Montana, the snowmobiling in Missoula is known for five fun snowmobile trails. The best Missoula snowmobiling based on popularity are considered to be Seeley Lake, Lolo Pass, Garnet National Winter Recreation Trail, Blue Mountain Recreation Area, and Haugan-Lookout Pass. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Missoula snowmobiling trail below.
Southwest of Missoula in the Lolo National Forest, the Lolo Pass region with 250 miles of groomed snowmobile trails bridges both the Lolo and Clearwater National Forests high in the Bitterroot Mountains. Don't underestimate the size or the ruggedness of the Bitterroots! The Lolo Pass Winter Sports Area (Idaho Park-n-Ski permit required) is open to snowmobiling from December through March. This heavily forested area provides access to over 200 miles of groomed snowmobile trails at elevations ranging from 3,200 to 6,500 feet.
Northwest of Missoula and DeBorgia in the Lolo National Forest, the Haugan-Lookout Pass area has 150 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. Many of the trails make great family rides.
Northeast of Missoula, the Garnet Byway provides a 12 mile snowmobile journey through the Garnet Mountain Range. The Garnet National Winter Recreation Trail follows existing roads which are closed in the winter. The Byway, as well as 43 miles of adjacent trails, are marked and groomed for snowmobilies from January 1 through April 30. Along the route, enjoy outstanding views from overlooks and visit a preserved ghost town.