Snowmobiling in the Rangeley Lakes Region

Rangeley Lake Snowmobile Trail

When conditions are safe, snowmobilers can ride along Rangeley Lake. Photo courtesy of Kevin Sinnett.


Explore the Rangeley Lakes Region by snowmobile via 150 miles of well groomed trails, maintained by three Piston Bully PLB grooming machines and three Mogul Master state-of-the-art drags. Trails connect to all points, north, south, east and west, including the 260 mile international circuit through Canada. In just a few scenic hours, riders can reach New Hampshire and other destinations. Trail maps are available for $5. each plus $1. for postage (check or money order) from the Rangeley Lakes Snowmobile Club, P.O. Box 950, Rangeley, Maine 04970. There are no trail fees, although numerous fundraisers are held throughout the season. For trail conditions, call the Rangeley Lakes Trail System Hotline at 207-864-7336. The season starts as soon as the snow flys in December and has lasted well into April many years.

Please be aware of the Maine snowmobiling reciprocity laws! To snowmobile in Maine, all snowmobiles must be registered by the State of Maine, except those belonging to residents of New Hampshire. Residents of New Hampshire must be able to prove their residency with a driver’s license or other official document. To register a snowmobile, applications may be obtained by writing to: Division of Recreational Safety and Registration, Snowmobile Section, Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife, State House Station 41, Augusta, ME 04333. For local registrations, please call the Chamber of Commerce at 207-864-5571 for more information. Additional information can be obtained by calling the State of Maine Department of Conservation (Maine Bureau of Parks and Lands – Snowmobile Program) at 1-800-462-1019 or visiting their website.

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1 comment:

DaveJanuary 2, 2015 at 9:25 pmReply

Are there any public parking lots for snowmobilers that want to ride for the day if so could you please send me the locations.