Snowmobiling in Mt Washington Valley, 2015
News from Mt Washington Valley, NH - January 2015
Contact: Marti Mayne, 207-846-6331, PR@mtwashingtonvalley.org
SNOWMOBILING IN MT. WASHINGTON VALLEY, NH
With over 600 miles of snowmobiling trails throughout the White Mountains, base your winter snowmobiling adventure in Mt Washington Valley, NH. The Mt. Washington Valley spans twenty-seven towns and villages with snowmobiling outfitters from Fryeburg, ME to Berlin, NH and Ossipee, NH to Bretton Woods, NH. Snowmobilers love this region for its rolling fields, scenic vistas, access to high elevations and picturesque views. As snowmobilers pass from town to town, encounter the different terrain and charm that makes each quintessential village unique. Many towns have drive-up entrances to their restaurants or lodging properties welcoming snowmobilers with special parking and an ear for hearing about the adventure of the day, not to mention a a homemade meal and warm beverage. Mt. Washington Valley snowmobile outfitters offer rentals for the whole family as well as personalized guided tour experiences to let snowmobilers experience all that snowmobiling in the White Mountains has to offer.
Northern Extremes Snowmobiling has two locations, one in Bartlett and one in Bretton Woods. Northern Extremes operates tours on the Bear Notch Trail Network. This 50 mile closed loop trail system delivers spectacular views of Mt Washington & Mt Chocorua. Along the way riders often stop at a scenic vista, picnic along Swift River or look for moose and other wildlife. Trails are patrolled and groomed daily by the State of New Hampshire and White Mountain Trail Club.
Northern Extremes Snowmobiling also offers guided experiences. Groups looking for a causal cruise may choose a two-hour tour which covers 20 to 30 miles of diverse terrain. This tour is perfect for the first time rider who wants to experience the thrills of snowmobiling. The tours travel to the top of Bear Notch Road and feature panoramic views of Mt Washington, Presidential Range and Mt Chocorua. Those looking for a more extreme snowmobiling adventure, may be better off booking the half-day tour that leaves from the Bretton Woods location and covering 60 to 80 miles around Mt Washington. The tour heads up to Jefferson Notch Road, at an elevation of 3,007 and offers spectacular views of theOmni Mt Washington Hotel and the Presidential Range. The tour also includes a stop for hot chocolate and snacks plus nice mountain pass climbs, long straight-aways and amazing views. Tours do sell quickly, so make sure you reserve yours soon.
Bring out your adventurous side with Northeast Snowmobile and ATV Rentals, located off of Route 302 in Fryeburg, Maine. Northeast Snowmobile also has a location in Gorham, NH. This snowmobile outfitter maintains three great park and ride trail-side locations ensuring hassle free and easy access to the largest trail systems and the best terrain in the area. Northeast Snowmobile and ATV Rentals also has state-of-the-art equipment and thorough orientations to the equipment with a full explanation of how to operate the machines. A guide helps plan out a trip on your trail map and even takes you out onto the trails until you feel comfortable with the vehicle and your abilities.
Begin your snowmobile adventure in Albany, NH with Let’s Ride Rentals and ride all the way into Northern New Hampshire in Colebrook. You’ll take in a wide range of beauty and views spanning across the Mt. Washington Valley as you ride from one location to the next. They offer Ski-Doo rentals and outfit small and large groups ensuring safety and comfortability.
If you’re a snowmobiling family, let the little ones be in the driver seat for a change with Bretton Woods’ “Snowdeos” at the Bretton Woods Ski Resort. Complete with plenty of banked turns, children will be able to operate their own miniature snowmobiles in a contained course at the base of the ski resort. Full-face helmets are provided and children are supervised at all times. Guides will conduct a brief orientation on how to safely operate and shut-off the machine. The park is open weekends and holiday periods from 10am to 4pm and rides are $20 for fifteen minutes.
Town and Country, in East Conway, NH is a full Polaris and Yamaha snowmobile retailer. While they don’t offer rentals or guided tours, they are experts in the snwmobiling field, ready to offer you the best prices and professional service, whether you’re looking to purchase a new snowmobile or are looking for upgrades to the on you already have.
Access more than 6,800 miles of trails, right from your Danforth Bay winter camping cabin or RV site. These lodging options are available for rent in the heart of snowmobile country and your reservation includes central facilities with a family room and direct access to hundreds of groomed miles next to Corridor 19.
For more information on planning your snowmobiling or winter vacation in Mt Washington Valley, be sure to visit www.MtWashingtonValley.org or call 1-800-DO-SEE-NH (800-367-3364). To plan a New Hampshire winter getaway, visit www.VisitNH.gov.
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