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 the snowmobile capital, 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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