Featured SNOWMOBILE TRAILS
North of Sun Valley near Stanley in the Sawtooth National Forest, there are 165 miles of groomed snowmobile trails at elevations ranging from 6,200 to 10,000 feet. To reach the snowmobile trailhead from Stanley at SR75, head west on SR21 for 4 miles.
North of Boise near McCall, there are over 500 miles of groomed snowmobile trails at elevations ranging from 5,000 to 8,000 feet. Many local riders consider the snowmobiling trail system to the southwest of McCall around West Mountain to be the best in the region. There are three main snowmobile trailhead parking areas serving the West Mountain Area.
East of Coeur d'Alene in the Silver Valley, there is an extensive network of groomed snowmobile trails maintained by the Silver Valley Snowmobile Association. The snowmobile trailhead is located north of Wallace.
Southwest of Missoula in the Clearwater National Forest, the Lolo Pass region bridges both the Lolo and Clearwater National Forests high in the Bitterroot Mountains. Snowmobilers should not underestimate the size or the ruggedness of the Bitterroots! The Lolo Pass Winter Sports Area (Idaho Park-n-Ski permit required) is open to snowmobilers 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.
Near Mountain Home in Elmore County, there is a 380 mile groomed snowmobile trail network near the Anderson Ranch Reservoir in southwest Idaho. The base elevation is 4,200 feet and climbs close to 10,000 feet in the fabulous Trinity Mountains and the high-mountain prairies and rolling hills of Cat Creek.
Northeast of Boise in the Boise National Forest, the Lowman area has 24 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. The trails run from Lowman north to the Bruce Meadows Warming Hut at the Dagger Falls junction.
Near Elk River, there 200 mile network of groomed snowmobile trails. Snowmobilers can enjoy trail riding to hill climbing from elevations from 3,000 to 6,000 feet.