Whatever your pleasure, Prince George offers a rewarding sledding experience

Discover epic snowmobiling in the Prince George area

Sledding in Prince George, BC
Groomed trails and untracked powder bowls await in Prince George's - Toby Cartwright photo
The Essentials
Average Winter Temperature: -16 C
Tourism Info
Tourism Prince George 1-800-668-7646
Local Snowmobile Dealers
Prince George Yamaha 250-562-4151 Cycle North Enterprises Ltd. (Polaris) 250-964-9091 Howie's Marine (Arctic Cat) 250-563-7727

Whatever your pleasure, Prince George offers a rewarding sledding experience

This region's history includes one of the biggest gold rushes ever to hit North America. Today, the Prince George, Wells and Barkerville areas are experiencing a modern-day bonanza of sorts: this time it involves snow—white gold—and the shiny glint of snowmobiles. Prince George now boasts more than 300 kilometres of groomed and maintained trails to the south and about 150 kilometres of trails on the west side—and, of course, the 170-kilometre trail to Barkerville. Scroll down on our Prince George landing page for information on sled dealerships, destinations, snowmobiling trails, snowmobile-friendly accommodations, local snowmobiling clubs and more.


Lifelong enthusiasm

For Jessica Shaw of Prince George, B.C., the passion for snowmobiling started early.
September 2010

Strong camaraderie

With so many groomed trails and untracked powder bowls, is it any wonder that Toby Cartwright thinks Prince George, B.C., is a perfect sledding community?
May 2010
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    The Hudson Bay Lodge lets you get cozy and warm after hitting the nearby trails. We offer Smithers hospitality at its best, with features such as an on-site liquor store, free wireless Internet, on-site coin operated laundry, complimentary transportation to and from the Smithers Airport and a top-notch restaurant and pub. All guestrooms at the Hudson Bay Lodge feature convenient amenities, including in-room movie service. We offer queen-size beds, and king rooms with a fireplace, flat screen TV and fridge. We are located just minutes from the downtown shopping core, recreation trails and other amazing attractions.

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