Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail - Wyoming

Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail - Wyoming

Continental Divide Trail: The Continental Divide Snowmobile Trail (CDST) follows the Wind River Mountain Range, spanning 829 miles of trail and thousands of acres of off-trail powder. The trail systems are divided into the northern section (Yellowstone, Togwotee Pass, Dubois, Upper Green River, and the Gros Ventre areas) and the southern section (Lander, South Pass, Shoshone National Forest and Irish Canyon areas.) A list of services for the Continental Divide Trail can be found here (take a look at Dubois, Riverton, and Lander) including gas, food, lodging, rentals, and guides. 

Northern Continental Divide Trail: 596 miles of groomed trails and thousands of off-trail acres for riding - a half-hour drive from the entrances to Yellowstone and Grand Teton National Parks, and 30 miles to the amenities of Dubois. Snow conditions are good with depths from one to ten feet.

Togwotee Pass: This area in the northern part of the CDT offers the best high elevation riding in the in the West with elevations ranging from 6,000 to over 10,000 feet. The pass spans two national forests- Shoshone National Forest and the Bridger Teton National Forest - 30 miles from Dubois and 25 miles from the entrance of Grand Teton National Park in Moran, WY.

Southern Continental Divide Trail: 107 miles of groomed trails in and around the Wind River Mountain range and thousands of acres of off-trail riding. Average snow depth runs from three to six feet with a grooming season from mid-December through mid-March, depending on snow conditions. 

Lander to Irish Canyon: Extremely varied trail vistas and terrain. High mountains, scenic views, dense forest trails linking large open parks with visibility up to 30 miles. 

 

South Pass, Lander, Irish Canyon areas

South Pass, Lander, Irish Canyon areas

Banner image, view from Togwotee Pass near Dubois, courtesy of Josh Milek.