Snowmobiling

Snowmobile on the Allegheny Snowmobile loop trail (ASL)

The Allegheny National Forest has about 365 miles of snowmobile trails in interconnected loops.

General Information

  • Registration: must be registered with PA-DCNR or a reciprocating state.  Contact the PA-DCNR at 1-866-545-2476 or visit their website for more information. 
  • Children 15 or younger: must be directly supervised by an adult 18 years or older AND have a safety certificate. To inquire about trainings contact:
  • Caution: Many snowmobile trails are located on joint use roads. Users may encounter motor vehicles, dog sled teams, and cross-country skiers at any time.
  • Know Your Trail: obey all posted signage, stay on established trails and yield to groomers.
  • Grooming: Snowmobile trails are groomed during the night (Thursday through Monday).
  • Multi-Use Trail System: Many snowmobile trails are located on joint use roads, which may be plowed. Users may encounter heavy equipment, motor vehicles, dog sled teams, and x-country skiers at any time.
  • Allegheny Reservoir: ALL motorized vehicles, including, but not limited to snowmobiles, ATVs and amphibious watercraft are prohibited on the Allegheny Reservoir’s frozen surface.
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Snowmobiling Areas

  • Bradford Ranger District area description
  • Bradford Snowmobile Trailhead
  • Longhouse Trailhead
  • Marienville Ranger District area description
  • Marienville Snowmobile Trailhead
Areas & Activities