Friends enjoy snowmobiling in Mackenzie.
Photo courtesy Mario Pineau
With its unrivalled powder, immaculate trails and glorious views, Mackenzie is a gathering point for snowmobilers. This northern community is blessed with snowmobile-friendly accommodations, impressive trail networks and a dedicated snowmobile club.
Trail map of Mackenzie, B.C. snowmobiling areas
For a general map of the snowmobile trails in Mackenzie, download the SnoRiders trail map.
Main snowmobiling trails in Mackenzie, B.C.
Morfee Mountain is not only easily accessed, but it also boasts fabulous fields and bowls to play in. Sledders can also enjoy impressive views of the northern Rockies from the top of Morfee Mountain. There are two cabins equipped with wood stoves in this area.
(Read our full description of the Morfee Mountain area.)
Pine Pass offers deep ravines and challenging hillclimbing opportunities, as well as open bowls. This area is located 40 minutes north of Mackenzie on Highway 97 and just south of the Powder King Ski Hill. There are two cabins in this area and the Pine Pass is known for its plentiful powder.
(Read our full description of the Pine Pass area.)
Beaver Creek/Murray Range
This vast area is known for having stellar ungroomed snowmobiling terrain that seems to go on forever. Extra fuel is a must and sledders heading into the Murray Range are advised to travel with someone who knows it well as there are no warm-up cabins and the trail is ungroomed.
(Read our full description of the Beaver Creek/Murray Range area.)
Bijoux Falls offers spacious meadows and easy riding territory that is ideal for family snowmobiling.
(Read our full description of the Bijoux Falls area.)
Local snowmobiling events in Mackenzie, B.C.
This fundraising event is hosted every year by the B.C. Snowmobile Federation and the Rocky Mountain Riders club, in partnership with Easter Seals.
Mackenzie, B.C. snowmobile club
Rocky Mountain Riders Snowmobile Club: 250-997-1701
The Rocky Mountain Riders is a tight-knit snowmobile club that is working hard to develop new trail systems in the area. The club is also a good resource for those looking for information about the Mackenzie terrain.
Mackenzie, B.C. tourism info
Mackenzie Chamber of Commerce
District of Mackenzie
Sledder hangouts in Mackenzie, B.C.
Judy’s Family Restaurant on Centennial Drive in Mackenzie reportedly serves up a good breakfast and it's also a good spot to find sledders.
The Office Bar & Grill on Mackenzie Boulevard is recommended by the locals as a place to have a post-sledding refreshment and/or meal.
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 Mackenzie