Snowmobiling in the West

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Snowmobiles may be operated on designated trails and roads from the day following the last deer season in December until April 1, weather permitting.


Laurel Hill State Park

The ten-mile trail system in the park connects with an over 70-mile trail system in Forbes State Forest. The trail system is open daily for registered snowmobiles after the end of deer season in late December. Trail maps are available at the park office.

Laurel Ridge State Park

A trail system of over 70 miles is open daily after the end of the antlerless deer season in late December. The trail is on state park and state forest lands. Snowmobiles are restricted to designated trails and are not permitted on the Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail.

Linn Run State Park

Snowmobiles are permitted on the road in the cabin area only. Road access to Forbes State Forest snowmobile trails is near the cabin area.

Maurice K. Goddard State Park

There are 6 miles of trail within the park. Boat launches are access points for the trail.

Moraine State Park

There are about 26 miles of trails in the park. There must be at least six inches of snow on the paved bike trail. Studded track snowmobiles are prohibited on the paved bike trail. Please refer to bulletin boards for additional rules and regulations for snowmobiling.

Ohiopyle State Park

The 15.9 miles of the Sugarloaf Trail System and Pressley Ridge Trail are open to snowmobiles. The Sugarloaf snowmobile area has a parking area with an unloading ramp.

Pymatuning State Park

Fries Road Trail by Tuttle Campground and the abandoned railroad grade by the spillway provide five miles of trails for snowmobiles. In the Jamestown area, there are additional trails and open fields.

Ryerson Station State Park

Six miles of snowmobile trails are available for use by registered snowmobiles from the day following the last deer season in December until April 1, weather permitting.

Raccoon Creek State Park

Snowmobiling is permitted on four miles of Nichol and Pioneer Camp roads, conditions permitting. Parking is available in a lot off PA 168 and Nichol Road. Please use caution because these roads are also open to hunters with disabilities.

Yellow Creek State Park

Registered snowmobiles are allowed in one area that is about 350 acres in size. This designated area consists of forests and open fields. The access to this trail area is from the beach/day use area.