Snowmobile Tours & Trails


*Sno-park permits required.
Go to ohv.parks.ca.gov/snoparks or find locations at (916) 324-1222.

GUIDED TOURS

EAGLE RIDGE SNOWMOBILE TOURS
Truckee / Sierraville
(530) 546-8667 | SledTahoe.com
CLOSED FOR THE SEASON

LAKE TAHOE SNOWMOBILE TOURS
Brockway Summit / Truckee
(530) 546-4280 | LakeTahoeSnowmobiling.com


TRAIL AREAS

MOUNT ROSE
TAHOE MEADOWS
Intermediate to advanced
On Mount Rose above Lake Tahoe, Tahoe Meadows offers an expansive area where snowmobilers can enjoy the back country. Head up Highway 431 from Incline Village until you reach the meadows before the summit. This is a busy area on the weekends, so visit during the week. Snowmobiling is allowed on the north side of Highway 431 only from the staging area to service road 051. Follow this road northwest to the 1,000-acre riding area.

WEST SHORE
BLACKWOOD CANYON
Intermediate to advanced
The meadows in Blackwood Canyon offer a great place to get into the wilderness off Highway 89 on the West Shore. Follow Highway 89 south from Tahoe City and park at the Kaspian Recreation Area. Snowmobilers should follow the road about 2.5 miles, then take a left across the bridge and continue up Barker Pass Road to large open areas, some steep bowls and many roads.*

TRUCKEE
CABIN CREEK TRAIL
Intermediate
A marked route of 3 to 6 miles follows old logging roads and Cabin Creek Road off Highway 89 south of Truckee. Turn onto Cabin Creek and look for the unmarked trailhead 1 mile from the highway. Enjoy gentle, rolling slopes. Parking is limited.

MARTIS PEAK
Intermediate to advanced
Best access and limited parking about one-quarter mile north of Brockway Summit below the top of Highway 267 on the Truckee side. No groomed trails, but many old lumber roads exist. Take a good map, as it’s easy to become turned around.

LITTLE TRUCKEE SUMMIT
Easy to advanced
There are several marked routes with about 110 miles of groomed trails. Marked snowmobile trails follow roads to Webber Lake and Yuba Pass, Rim and Ridge Loops, Bald Ridge Loop and Treasure Mountain, Pass Creek Loop, Independence Lake Loop, Meadow Lake Loop and Jackson Meadow. Most trails are groomed. Trailhead at Jackson Meadow Road, about 14 miles north of Truckee on Highway 89.

PROSSER LAKE/TRUCKEE AREA
Easy to advanced
Take Highway 89 north of Truckee. Various launching sites are along the road at Prosser Lake, Hobart Mills, etc. A large Sno-Park is about 14 miles north of Interstate 80 at Little Truckee Summit. Groomed roads lead to hundreds of miles of back country. Access to Basset’s Station on Highway 49 for lunch and gas (30 miles), Mount Lola at 10,300 ft., Webber Lake trail system, ridges at Independence Lake and more. From Prosser, go east or west of Highway 89 to open areas.*

CISCO GROVE
RATTLESNAKE
Easy to advanced
Steep canyon and side slopes at lower end of trail with 7 miles of groomed access. Upper elevations feature ridges and bowls. Route follows Rattlesnake Road to Magonigal Summit. Trailhead at Cisco Grove exit north off Interstate 80.*

HOPE VALLEY
HOPE VALLEY
Easy to moderate
Located at the junction of Highways 88 and 89 south of South Lake Tahoe. Sno-park on the south side of Highway 88 at Blue Lakes Road. Much of Hope Valley is open to snowmobiling, but some areas are not; stay in designated areas. Ungroomed routes to Willow Creek (8.5 miles) and Tamarack Lake (1 mile) and groomed routes to Blue Lakes (11.5 miles) and Forestdale (3.5 miles). Stage from Hope Valley Sno-Park.*

LOST SIERRA
YUBA PASS
Easy to advanced
The route north from Yuba Pass off Highway 49 is popular for snowmobilers, and shares the trail system with Nordic skiers for the first mile before branching off. Snowmobilers can head north on the trail and travel through Gold Lake Highway. Then, head south to Bassett’s or north to Gold Lake. This route offers a variety of terrain and beautiful views of the Sierra Buttes and the Lakes Basin. More than 100 miles of trails. Take Highway 89 north of Truckee, and then take Highway 49 to Yuba Pass. Trailhead parking is 6 miles east of Bassett’s Station.*