Snowmobiling

The Allegheny National Forest has over 365 miles of groomed 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.

 

Trail Information and Updates

Allegheny National Forest Weekly Updates:

  • Follow us on Facebook and X for timely updates.
  • Call 814-723-5150
    • Press 3 for Snowmobile Information 
    • Press 4 for a summary of the Snowmobile Trail Conditions Report

Trail Map

  • Trail conditions vary depending on the weather.
  • Grooming begins when the ground becomes frozen and more snow is received.
  • Only a limited number of trails will be groomed by the Forest Service and local snowmobile clubs.

Snowmobile Unloading Ramps at Plowed Parking Lots

  • Buehler Corners
  • Timberline
  • Pigs Ear
  • Rocky Gap

 

Allegany State Park (NY) Updates:

PA-DCNR Snowmobile Hotline

  • Call 877-766-6253
    • Option #1 for ANF information
    • Option #2 for North Central Region trail reports
    • Option #3 for Pocono and East Central Region trail reports
    • Option #4 for Central and South Central Region trail reports
    • Option #5 for Laurel Highlands Region trail report

Snowmobiling Areas

  • Bradford Ranger District
  • Bradford Snowmobile Trailhead
  • Longhouse Trailhead
  • Marienville Ranger District
  • Marienville Snowmobile Trailhead

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities