South of Walton in the western Catskills, the 7,200 acre Bear Spring Mountain Wildlife Management Area has 24 miles of marked snowmobiling trails rolling through forest and meadows. The scenic routes pass lakes and waterfalls.
To reach the snowmobiling trailhead for Bear Springs Mountain Trail System from the north on US88, use Exit 20. Head south on SR10 to Walton. Turn east on SR206 for 5.2 miles. Turn on East Trout Road and head to the campground (where the trailhead is located).
When snowmobiling Bear Springs Mountain, all snowmobiles must have a New York State snowmobile registration unless you are riding on your own private property.
Overall, Bear Springs Mountain Trail System is the 14th most popular snowmobile trail of all 49 snowmobiling rides in New York.