Mirror Lake and Mill Hollow Complexes
Located within an hour of Salt Lake City, in the high Uinta mountains, the Mirror Lake and Mill Hollow complexes sport over 150 miles of groomed snowmobile trails. Popular because of the stark scenery, with peaks rising to 13,000 feet and a lot of open play space, these complexes are becoming some of the most popular snowmobiling areas in the state. Parking fees apply.
Hop over to the eastern Uinta Mountains, near Flaming Gorge National Recreation area, for the Uintah Basin snowmobile complex. This complex provides more than 75 miles of groomed trails in the state’s highest mountain range. Known for its scenic, high-mountain beauty, this complex also has a longer riding season that often stretches from November through May. Trailheads are located at Elk Meadows, East McKee, Flaming Gorge, Red Canyon Lodge and Taylor Mountain. While you’re there you may even want to do a little ice fishing at Flaming Gorge.
Wasatch Mountain State Park
Wasatch Mountain State Park provides a spread of 23,000 acres for your snowmobiling pleasure. Want a guide to show you around and bring the gear? Wasatch Excursions is the park’s concessionair offering two to three hour long tours. These professionals are safety certified and focus on the connection with nature. Beginners to experts are welcome.
Have your own sled? Day passes cost $7 and you can park at a number of trailheads. Try the Wasatch Mountain State Park campground, Cascade Springs trailhead or Mill Flats off Snake Creek. Just make sure your machines are registered.