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This blog was originally written in 2021; it was updated in January of 2024.

Ready to ride? Us too!

With well over 50 miles of snowmobile trails intertwining the communities in the Adirondack Hub, this is a sledder’s paradise. Before you head out for your next ride, take a look at this list of pit stops along the trail that’ll keep you riding throughout the season.

Two snowmobiles (one red, one yellow) are parked in front of a charming, white and green country inn.


Newcomb is home to several lodging, gas, and food options along the trails. Plus, new solar powered lights at most popular intersections and terminuses will keep you safe late into those short daylight hours.

Snowmobilers conversing outside the cafe.

Newcomb Cafe and Campground

Open year-round and all weekend long, the Newcomb Cafe and Campground has you covered for food and provisions while you warm up away from the cold. Gas pumps here are open 24-hours a day to make sure you’re able to finish that long ride at the end of the day.

Woman puts on boots at the end of rustic looking bed in a glamping tent.

Lake Harris Lodge

For some casual, but fine, dining, take a look at the menu for the Lake Harris Lodge. In a gorgeous location with scenic views of the lake and mountains, the restaurant and bar here make for a good time after a short ride. The local snowmobile clubs swear by both the location, great food, and atmosphere, and on February 3, 2024, the lake itself will be the site of the area's annual vintage snowmobile races!

Two snowmobiles traveling through a flurry of snowflakes.


As the eastern terminus of the Adirondack Hub snowmobile trails, the trail through Minerva eventually reaches a dead end. That doesn’t mean, however, that there isn’t something worth heading out there for; Minerva is known for its quiet, gorgeous scenery. There's even a sugar house located near the trails for a sweet pit stop!

Sporty’s Iron Duke Saloon

Self-branded as a biker bar and community center, this family-friendly joint will have all the comfort food you need after a cold day on the trail or for a mid-day break.

Two snowmobilers travel through a forest on groomed trails.

North Hudson

In addition to being home to one of the finest breweries in the North Country, North Hudson acts as the gateway to miles of other trails interconnected through the nearby Lake Champlain Region.

Two people fill pint glasses from taps

Paradox Brewery

Nothing pairs with a day on the trails like a craft beer. Luckily for you, one of the Adirondacks’ finest breweries sits right along the trail headed through North Hudson and it's name is Paradox Brewery. Paradox is home to award-winning beers, including seasonal specialties.

Schroon Lake

This basecamp for your next adventure has it all: lodging, food, and gas. (And great views!)

Waitress takes family's order in rustic restaurant

Sticks & Stones

A rustic, wood-fired bistro and bar?! Can you think of a better way to get out of the cold? Sit close to the stone fireplace and fill yourself up to fuel the rest of your day’s adventure at Sticks & Stones.

Rocky Acres Inn/B&B

Surrounded by the mountains, and close to the trail, Rocky Acres Inn has rooms available in the heart of the action, no matter what kind of winter adventure you’re after.

The Lodge at Schroon Lake

One of the newest lodging options for winter, The Lodge at Schroon Lake offers luxurious Adirondack lodging along with great dining options, outdoor adventures, ski shuttle to Gore Mountain, and more, including fun (and warm!) indoor activities. Settle into a lodge room or try your own cabin at this historic property.

Riders who are traveling through Schroon Lake shouldn't miss stopping at The Lodge to visit the Brown Swan, where Adirondack farm-to-table meals are on offer for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at the bar or in the dining room area. The Brown Swan's name is a nod to the history of the venue, which started its life as The Brown Swan Club in 1916. Classic Adirondack hospitality meets modern flavor here.

Adults sit at a wood bartop in a cozy restaurant.Diners sit at square tables in a cozy Adirondack restaurant with Adirondack camp-style decor.People play air hockey and foosball games in a hotel game room.
Snowmobiler riding in a plume of snow

Before heading out, there are a few things you should keep in mind. As a word of caution: please use extreme caution when crossing frozen bodies of water. Crossing frozen ponds and lakes is dangerous. Rivers and flowing water should not be crossed as ice thickness is variable.

At the end of the day, endless intersecting trails can lead to tons of winter adventures across the Adirondacks. Be prepared, know your route, and have fun. To better help you plan your trips, download the Adirondacks, USA Snowmobile App. With an interactive map and all the information you need to know to navigate snowy trails and find gas stations, stores, restaurants, and lodging properties, this app is your "one-stop shop" for all things snowmobile! Download today on the App Store or get it on Google Play.

Think snow, thank a trail groomer, and have a wonderful winter riding!


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