Located in the US, the snowmobiling in California offers over thirty snowmobile trail rides from which to choose. The best California snowmobiling based on popularity are considered to be Yuba Pass Winter Trails, Sherman Pass / Kern Plateau Area, Little Truckee Summit Winter Trails, Mammoth Lakes, and China Wall / Foresthill Divide Winter Trails. For a detailed trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a California snowmobiling trail below.
Northwest of Truckee and west of Sierraville, the Little Truckee Summit - Yuba Pass Winter Trail System has over 150 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. These trails are maintained by the California/Nevada Snowmobile Association.
Northeast of Mammoth Lakes, the Orange Diamond Trail System are 200 miles of groomed snowmobile trails across elevations from 7,000 to 10,400 feet. The trails are blazed with orange markers, and many of the routes are groomed. There is a variety of trerrain from forested snow-covered roads to open play areas.
Northeast of Foresthill, the China Wall Snopark Trailhead provides access to the Foresthill Divide Trail which is groomed for snowmobiling. This flat route is 15 miles from China Wall to Robinson Flat.
East of Mt Shasta and Weed in Siskiyou County, there are 260 miles of groomed snowmobile trails across elevations ranging from 4,500 to 8,000 feet. The best access is provided by the Pilgrim Creek Snowmobile Park.
East of Redding and Viola, the Ashpan Snowmobile Area is located near the northwest entrance to Lassen Volcanic National Park. Ashpan has 35 miles of designated snowmobiletrails (plus 25 miles of undesignated trails) across elevations ranging from 4,500 to 7,000 feet.
Northeast of Chico, the Jonesville Snowmobile Area has 60 miles of designated snowmobiling trails divided into three loops. The Jonesville Snowmobile Area is located about two miles east of the Cherry Hill Campground.
East of Redding and southwest of Susanville, the Fredonyer Snowmobile Area is located on Highway 36 just west of Fredonyer Summit between Susanville and Westwood and has 90 miles of designated trails. The southern part of this area features loop snowmobile trails and connections to trails on the Plumas National Forest and Swain Mountain.
East of Redding and west of Susanville, the Bogard Snowmobile Area is located 25 miles west of Susanville and has 80 miles of designated snowmobile trails. All of the groomed trails in the Bogard area are considered easy as they follow forest roads.
Northeast of Truckee and west of Sierraville, the Lake Basin Snowmobile Trails are maintained by the California/Nevada Snowmobile Association. The primary snowmobile sno-park is at Yuba Pass.
East of Sacramento and south of South Lake Tahoe, the Ebbetts Pass Area has 35 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. The snowmobile trails near Ebbetts Pass are accessible from the Lake Alpine Sno-Park and the Spicer Sno-Park.