Best Elkhead Mountains Snowmobiling

The 19th most popular snowmobile trail in Colorado.

  Steamboat, Colorado, US


  July 6, 2016

North of Craig, there is a vast snowmobile trail network in the Elkhead Mountains.

The snowmobilng trailhead for the Elkhead Mountains is located about 12 miles north of Craig off US13.

All snowmobiles operating on federal lands within Colorado are required to be registered with Colorado State Parks. This registration permit is available at most National Forest ranger offices and at some chamber of commerce offices. It is highly recommended to purchase the $3 annual Colorado Search And Rescue Card (CORSAR) prior to snowmobiling to help reimburse local search teams should they be needed.

Overall, Elkhead Mountains is the 19th most popular snowmobile trail of all 24 snowmobiling rides in Colorado. Several of the better snowmobile trails are nearby Elkhead Mountains including Rabbit Ears Pass and Kremmling.

Local Contacts:  Routt National Forest (303) 879-1870; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Colorado Snowmobile Association (800) 235-4480

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

GPS:  40.6767, -107.4638

Date Published:  1/5/2016

Date Updated:  7/6/2016

ID:  16782

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