“Put all the snowmobile trails in Colorado end to end and they’d touch both coasts. Of course, that wouldn’t be nearly as intriguing as the sense of exploration a rider gets exploring all the various networks of trails as they traverse mountains and valleys.” – SnowWest Magazine
Of course, a winter vacation to Colorado would not be complete without taking advantage of snowmobile trails located right here in Rifle. Whether you are visiting during the summer or winter seasons, the Rifle area has many trails to explore with a motorized sports vehicle. Volunteers each year grooms miles of trails for snowmobiling on within the White River National Forest. Other popular snowmobile trails that can be accessed near Rifle are: Grand Mesa, Grass Mesa, the Roan Cliff’s, East & West Divide Creek, Coulter Lake Mesa and at many more.
Before your ride, make sure to register your snowmobile!
(Out-of-State residences must also purchase a “Out-of-State” snowmobile permit)
Roan Plateau, Rifle Creek, Coulter Mesa, West Elk Creek, are some of the popular snowmobile trails in the area, but check out these links for area trail maps!
Snowmobile Safety Tips
Always Play It Safe – Be Aware of Avalanche Dangers!
Check the avalanche conditions where you plan to ride
before you go!
Colorado Avalanche Information Centers: http://geosurvey.state.co.us/avalanche
Aspen area (970) 920-1664