Grand Canyon Snowmobiling: Snowmobile Rentals & Tours

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Snowmobiling the wintry landscapes around Grand Canyon National Park is a great way to spend a winter vacation, with the snowy roads providing smooth passage through beautiful forests.

  • Snowmobiling around Grand Canyon is the ideal way to spend a winter vacation
  • At Jacob Lake, you’ll find 40 miles of trail just north of Grand Canyon
  • Start your snowmobile adventure at Duck Creek and travel across volcanic lava fields
  • North of Flagstaff you will discover 54 miles of trails

Where can I go Snowmobiling?

Although snowmobiles are not allowed within Grand Canyon National Park, there are many places to ride in the surrounding areas.

Jacob Lake Trails
Description: The roads through the forest become amazing winter recreation trails for the outdoor lovers who come to this area for snowmobiling. From the middle of December to late in March, you can ride the high elevations throughout the region.

  • Distance: 40 miles
  • Average Time: Varies
  • Trail Type: One way paved and dirt roads (snow-covered)
  • Trailhead: Kaibab Plateau Visitor Center in Jacob Lake, Arizona.

Duck Creek
Description: Here you will find miles of groomed trails through forests and across fields of volcanic lava, at elevations from 8,000 to 10,000 feet. It’s a fair drive from Grand Canyon National Park north into Utah, but well worth the trip.

  • Distance: Varies
  • Average Time: Varies
  • Trail Type: Many
  • Trailhead: At Duck Creek, on Highway 14 off Highway 89 north of Grand Canyon National Park.

Kendrick Snowmobile Trail System
Description: This trail system provides plenty of winter fun for not only snowmobilers but also for dogsledders and cross-country skiers. Travel through pine and aspen forests and between Kendrick and San Francisco Peaks.

  • Distance: 54 miles of trails
  • Average Time: Varies
  • Trail Type: Snowmobile routes
  • Trailheads: Walker Lake Trailhead is 12.6 miles north of Snowbowl Road on Highway 180 north of Flagstaff and Wing Mountain Trailhead is 3 miles northwest of the Snowbowl Road on Highway 180.

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