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Snowmobiling

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Snowmobiling

Grab your sled, ride!

Snowmobile Michigan's public lands and unlock a full season of winter adventure! State-designated trails are open Dec. 1-March 31 and trail grooming occurs when there is enough snow on the ground. The snowmobile program is 100% funded with your trail permit dollars.

Want to try snowmobiling? There are plenty of outfits across the state that rent snowmobiles for the day, weekend or week.

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Where to ride

Ride thousands of miles of public lands open to snowmobile riding, including state-designated trails. frozen water bodies, unplowed shoulders of state highways and county or local roads and thousands of acres available for off-trail (backcountry snowmobiling).

Places to ride »

Michigan's snowmobiling program is 100% funded with your trail permit dollars.

Speed is the No. 1 cause of serious snowmobile rider injury and death.

Please ride at a safe speed, ride sober and ride on the right side of the trail. “Ride Right,” so you ride home safe to your family and friends

Ride Right

At work for you

The Snowmobile Advisory Workgroup assists the Michigan Trails Advisory Council and advises the DNR as it relates to the creation, development, operation and maintenance of the state’s designated snowmobile trail system.

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Recreation Passport

Your key to Michigan state parks, recreation areas, state forest campgrounds, boating access sites and state trailheads all year long. See where it can take you!

Michigan.gov/RecreationPassport.