A Snowmobile Playground

Wilderness winter highways open up for snowmobiles all over Vermont every year.

Imagine a road that meanders through the wilderness, snow-covered mountaintops, secluded valleys and friendly villages.

Welcome to the winter world of snowmobiling, an activity that appeals to families, winter enthusiasts, and visitors seeking an exciting excursion and a slice of North Country tradition.

Since 1967, Vermont has been opening the doors to winter’s wonders with a remarkable trail system that now totals over 5,000 miles. With today’s modern, comfortable sleds, it’s easier than ever to experience the thrill of zipping along winding trails, take 200-mile day trips or multi-day tours.

New This Season: Sno-Quest: It’s a game, it’s a hunt, it’s a test on a VAST scale with a series of brainteasers that’ll have you scratching your head while riding your sled. Sign up to play in this fun, sledding scavenger hunt today! There are several prize categories and the winning team gets a Skidoo MX12 550f!

Vermont makes it easy to go snowmobiling with its well-marked trails, detailed maps, easy access to fuel stops, dining and accommodations. Convenient trailheads mean snowmobilers can hook up to trails anywhere in the state. And all it takes to snowmobile is a simple trail pass and a valid state registration. Or simply take a guided tour from one of Vermont’s many snowmobile tour operators.

You’ll find the best-groomed trails the snow allows. The Vermont Association of Snow Travelers (VAST), together with local clubs, maintains Vermont’s trail network with over 120 groomers to assure smooth riding. And when you hit the trail, you’ll find VAST’s 129 community-based clubs hold friendly events every weekend all winter long, from pancake breakfasts and chicken barbecues to spaghetti dinners, charity rides, radar runs and snocross races.

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