Blue River sledding is the best
Blue River sledding at its best! Photo courtesy the Blue River Powder Packers Snowmobile Club

You will surely enjoy your snowmobiling trip to Blue River; the terrain and snow conditions make it a top choice.

Main snowmobiling trails in Blue River, B.C.

Salmon Lake

The Salmon riding area is located approximately 15 kilometres south of Blue River and includes a large parking area at the start, as well as a groomed access trail. Check out this article to read more about the Salmon Lake snowmobiling area.


For an introduction to Blue River sledding, you might want to try Groundhog Mountain, a scenic family-friendly area that offers access points to vast meadows of powder and tree-lined woodland trails. Check out this article to read more about the Groundhog sledding area.

Trail map of Blue River, B.C. snowmobiling areas

Trail maps are available at all gas stations and hotels/rental cabins in Blue River. You can also get online trail maps from the Blue River Powder Packers website.

All trails that are maintained do require a trail pass. Groundhog and Salmon are managed areas, meaning all riders must purchase a $25 trail pass. Other trails are by donation to keep the groomer running and volunteers clearing trail. All passes and donations can be purchased at the trailheads, where booth attendants are available.

Snow conditions

Find out the current snow conditions and grooming reports by checking the Blue River Powder Packers Facebook page.

Blue River, B.C. snowmobiling club

The Blue River terrain is maintained by the Blue River Powder Packers. Visit their website or Facebook page to learn more.

Blue River, B.C. tourism info

Blue River Tourism


Provincial rules and regulations

The laws governing snowmobile use differ by province and can be confusing. Here, we make it easier to understand what local and out of province snowmobilers will need in terms of insurance, registration and licensing to ride B.C., Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba.

Snowmobile-friendly businesses near Blue River

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