Snowmobiling in Ogden!
Snowmobiling opportunities in the Ogden area include 63 miles of full-time groomed trail maintained by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation. Traveling through the heart of Wasatch-Cache National forest in Weber, Cache and Rich Counties, you can access miles of side trails which are local favorite riding areas that join the groomed trails.
Monte Cristo Trailhead
Easy access from Ogden, lot's of parking and over 35 miles of groomed trails, make this one of the premier places to snowmobile in Northern Utah. Elevation is from 7,100 feet to 9,100 feet and use is heavy. Expect lot's of company.
Hardware Ranch Trailhead.
You can travel Ant Flat Rd (groomed) from here and end up at the Monte Cristo Trailhead. Elevation is from 7,100 feet to 9,100 feet and the scenery is beautiful. As an added bonus, you can see the elk herd that somes down to feed at Hardware Ranch in the Winter.
Access is from Highway 162 through Liberty to Avon. Elevation begins at 5,200 feet and ends at 6,100 feet. Trail travels mountain roads through pine trees and quaking aspen. Lot's of open space means that you are likely to come accross wildlife. Use is moderate along the 9 miles of trail.
From the town of Randolph turn west at Zion Bank and follow the road to Little Creek Reservoir. Continue on Old Canyon Road to Curtis Creek. This is 12 miles of trail rising from 6,300 feet to 8,500 feet and use is moderate.
From the town of Woodruff follow SR 39 to Monte Cristo Guard Station. Fifteen miles of trail go from 6,400 feet to 9,000 feet and use here is light.
Utah Division of Parks and Recreation has a toll free information line for snowmobilers (800) 648-7433. You can get information about snow conditions, trail grooming schedules, avalanche conditions and snowmobile education programs. You can also order newly revised snowmobile trail maps for $1 showing trails, play areas and trailheads, as well as information about nearby services, snowmobile laws and safety.
Utah Snowmobile Association
Utah Travel Center