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Go Snowmobiling In The Lake George Region

The Lake George Region is filled with miles of snowmobile trails. After a fresh snowfall, nothing's better than starting up your snowmobile and taking a ride through a sparkling winter wonderland. Many of the snowmobile trails give you the option to connect to other trail systems throughout the area and into the Adirondacks.

Getting Started

rider on a snowmobile

If you're an experienced snowmobiler, then you can enjoy excursions on your own or with friends. However, if you're a beginner, then you may want to take a guided snowmobile tour with a professional guide service.

When you're ready to start planning your trip, then you should visit SnowmobileTrail.com. This website features a map in which you can zoom in on the Lake George area and see where the snowmobile trails are.

In addition, we've compiled a list of a few popular areas for snowmobiling in a wide range of counties in Lake George and the Adirondacks. Take a look and find a place to go on a snowmobiling adventure this winter.

Find Regional Snowmobile Trails

Warren County Snowmobile Trails

Explore trails in the following communities:

  • Brant Lake, NY
  • Thurman, NY
  • Chestertown, NY
  • Pottersville, NY
  • Lake Luzerne, NY
  • Warrensburg, NY

Description: Over 100 miles of trails connect to Lake George, Lake Luzerne, Queensbury, and Glens Falls. Many of these trails are groomed during the season.

See a list of Warren County snowmobile clubs.

Snowmobile Trails North of Lake George

Essex County Snowmobile Trails

Explore trails in the following communities:

  • Port Henry, NY
  • Saranac Lake, NY
  • Minerva, NY
  • Schroon Lake, NY

Description: Access to miles of interconnecting snowmobile trail systems, both groomed and ungroomed. On some, you'll find yourself traveling parallel to Lake Champlain.

See a list of Essex County snowmobile clubs.

Franklin County Snowmobile Trails

Explore trails in the following communities:

  • Saranac Lake, NY
  • Lake Placid, NY
  • Lake Clear, NY
  • St. Regis, NY
  • Tupper Lake, NY

Description: A large system of interconnecting snowmobile trail systems, both groomed and un-groomed. Maintained by multiple local snowmobile clubs. The Saranac Lake and Lake Placid area is a popular winter destination for snowmobilers and outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds.

See a list of Franklin County snowmobile clubs.

Snowmobile Trails South of Lake George

Saratoga County Snowmobile Trails

Explore trails in the following communities:

  • Saratoga Springs, NY
  • Ballston Spa, NY
  • Burnt Hills, NY

Description: Access to miles of interconnecting snowmobile trail systems, both groomed and un-groomed, just outside and around Saratoga Springs.

See a list of Saratoga County snowmobile clubs.

Washington County Snowmobile Trails

Explore trails in the following communities:

  • Whitehall, NY
  • Hampton, NY
  • Fort Ann, NY
  • Granville, NY
  • Greenwich, NY

Description: The county has multiple snowmobile clubs that maintain interconnecting trails. More than 80% of the snowmobile trails in Washington County are on private land; it is due to the generosity of these landowners that these trails exist!

See a list of Washington County snowmobile clubs.

Snowmobile Trails West of Lake George

Fulton County Snowmobile Trails

Explore trails in the following communities:

  • Stratford, NY
  • Oppenheim, NY
  • Mayfield, NY

Description: Fulton County's 150 miles of groomed snowmobile trails link the Mohawk Valley to the Adirondack Mountains.

See a list of Fulton County snowmobile clubs.

Hamilton County Snowmobile Trails

Explore trails in the following communities:

  • Dolgeville, NY
  • Indian Lake, NY
  • Inlet, NY
  • Long Lake, NY
  • Raquette Lake, NY
  • Old Forge, NY (in nearby Herkimer County)
  • Piseco, NY
  • Speculator, NY

Description: Considered a snowmobiler's paradise, Hamilton County has roughly 700 miles of interconnecting snowmobile trail systems between the Moose River Plains, Indian Lake, Inlet, Long Lake, as well as Old Forge in Herkimer County.

See a list of Hamilton County snowmobile clubs.

NOTE: Each trail has a different open date based on the hunting season in that area. By mid-December all trails will be open for use if snow conditions allow for snowmobiling. Call a local snowmobile club for more information about dates.

And remember, if you want to ride across a frozen lake, then you should first check the thickness. 5-7 inches is the recommended ice thickness to travel across one a snowmobile. Learn ice safety basics before crossing any body of water »

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