Skip to Primary Navigation Skip to Primary Content Skip to Footer Navigation
 
You can follow the footsteps of Lewis and Clark or visit the battlegrounds of the Nez Pierce Indians while taking one of Eastern Idaho's incredible scenic drives. Learn More

Snowmobiling

1800 Trail Miles, Yellowstone National Park, ...

Just a few of the benefits you will find here include:
  • Over 1800 miles of groomed trails in Eastern Idaho
  • Breathtaking open ridges, meadows, scenery, and wildlife
  • Numerous off-load areas and quaint warming huts
  • Base elevations from 5,200 feet and climbs over 10,000 feet
  • Family friendly accommodations and small town hospitality

Explore Eastern Idaho's backcountry like few people ever have. With dozens of intricate trail systems, you'll have easy access to hundreds of miles of remote pathways virtually untouched by human hands. And with our long snowmobile season, you'll have time to explore many of them.

Don't have your own equipment? No problem. There are plenty of outfitters that will be able to provide you with everything you need for your very own backcountry snowmobiling adventure.

If you've ever ridden a snowmobile, you know the pleasure that comes from a morning spent charging through a fresh blanket of snow. Combine that with Eastern Idaho's rare beauty and bountiful snowfall, and you have a snowmobiler's dream.

For more information, download at snowmobile trail map for:

Big Springs

  • HC 65, P.O. Box 975, Island Park
  • Snowmobiling
  • 208-558-7301
Map

More than 300 miles of groomed trails set a course for snowmobilers of all abilities to tour spectacular mountain terrain. Warming huts provide winter enthusiasts with a cozy place to rest and plenty of parking is available for all to enjoy this scenic area.

Bone Area

  • Snowmobiling
  • 208-538-7285
The area south east of Idaho Falls is commonly known as the Bone area. While Bone, Idaho is small, the area is not. There are miles and miles of groomed trails traversing rolling hills. The area extents from Blackfoot on the west to Palisades Reservoir on the East and to Soda Springs on the South.

Grays Lake

  • Snowmobiling
  • 208-538-7285
Map If sledders chose to bypass Brockman Road at Keenan City and continue Southwest, a good groomed trail leads to Grays Lake between the Herman trail head and the other Brockman Road junction.

Mccoy Creek

  • Snowmobiling
  • 208-538-7285
Upon reaching McCoy Creek Road, sledders can bear to the left and continue along the reservoir and down to the Alpine, WY parking lot (11.4 miles) or head West up McCoy Creek Road for 9.1 miles to the trail head at Keenan City.

Palisades Dam Trail Head

  • Snowmobiling
  • 208-538-7285
Map Departing from Palisades Dam trail head allows sledders to head across the dam and then Northwest along the Snake River Road or to venture Southeast along Bear Creek Road and down to Alpine, WY or up McCoy Creek Road and on to Blackfoot Reservoir, Wolverine or a variety of other destinations.

Sawtell Snowmobile Loop

  • Snowmobiling
  • 208-624-7266
The Sawtell Loop trail is a great trail for those new to snowmobiling and to Island Park. The trail is an easy ride with some wonderful views of Sawtell Peak to the West and Two Top to the East. The trail winds along the foot hills beneath Sawtell Peak, through stands of pine trees and meadows. There are regular opportunities see the peaks.

Skyline Ridge Road

  • Snowmobiling
  • 208-538-7285
Traveling Southeast at the hut works sledders back to the Lava Creek and Sawmill Canyon Road intersection, and a 2.7 mile ride down Lava Creek intersects with Skyline Ridge Road and 6.6 miles of a fair groomed trail that again leads to the trail head of Kepps Crossing Road and Fall Creek Road where a right turn puts sledders 13.8 miles from the Fall Creek parking lot.

Snake River Road

  • Snowmobiling
  • 208-538-7285
Map For those sledders who want to enjoy the scenic river route, the Snake River Road trail spans 10.3 miles and eventually crosses Calamity Point to the Palisades Dam trail head. This trail always is well groomed, although conditions can change in a matter of minutes, so local inquiries of trail conditions are recommended.

Two Top Mountain And Meadow Creek Loop

  • Snowmobiling
  • 208-624-7266
Two Top Mountain is one of the most popular destination spots for snowmobilers coming to Island Park. There is good reason for this reputation. First, it is easily accessible from Island Park Village, the cabin at Henry's Lake, and from West Yellowstone. Second, the trail is well groomed and suitable for even the novice snowmobiler.