Back country snowmobiling in St. Maries
With St. Marie’s location in the wild Bitterroot Mountains, heavy winter snows bring excellent snowmobiling. In winter months snowmobiling enthusiasts delight in miles of groomed trails and good snow. There are over 600 acres available just outside St. Maries for snowmobiling. Xmas Hills Recreation area is located approximately 2 miles east of St. Maries; it has a warming hut, restrooms and unloading docks.
In surrounding Benewah and Shoshone counties, the miles and miles of trails are endless for snowmobiling. A history of timber and mining has a;sp left an extensive network of trails through the Idaho Panhandle National Forest.
Snowmobiling regulations and trail maps are available from U.S. Forest Service offices throughout the region.