Common questions

Do you need a snowmobile license in NH?


Do you need a snowmobile license in NH?

All operators 12 years of age or older must possess either an OHRV/Snowmobile Safety Education Certificate or a valid driver’s license to operate on personal, private or public property. Any operator or passenger on a snowmobile under the age of 18 must wear a helmet and eye protection.

How much does it cost to join a snowmobile club in New Hampshire?

NH Resident – Club Member $99 / Non-Club Member $129. Out-of-State – Club Member $119 / Non-Club Member $149.

Can a side by side be street legal in NH?

Operation of ATVs on public roads is prohibited unless specifically permitted and posted for OHRV use. Permitted uses of public roads included road crossings and trail connectors, but the speed limit is limited to 10 MPH in such areas, and must be operated on the extreme right of the public road.

What should you always removed before leaving your snowmobile unattended?

Lubricate the drive clutch with light grease. Charge and remove the battery, if your machine has one. Plug all openings—such as the exhaust and air intake—to keep out rodents. Remove the seat, if possible, and store it inside.

How long do snowmobile engines last?

Snowmobile 2-stroke motors will last 10,000-20000 miles depending on model and how well it is taken care of before they need either a top end rebuild, or a bottom end rebuild. You have about the same chances of blowing the motor at 10 miles as at 7500 miles.

Where to go snowmobiling in New Hampshire?

From Pelham to Pittsburg and everywhere in between, New Hampshire offers some of the best snowmobiling in all of New England. With 7,000 miles of snowmobile trails and not one leads to your office, it has become a New Hampshire lifestyle for the snowmobile enthusiast.

Can you register a snowmobile in NH NHSA?

We also encourage you to support the trails by joining a club and the NHSA. A NH snowmobile registration is a privilege to ride on approved trails, please respect the landowners and stay on the trails.

Are there trail user fees in New Hampshire?

There are no additional trail user fees in New Hampshire. Please note that registration does not guarantee trails are open for riding. It is the rider’s responsibility to check for trail openings, closures, or event cancellations.

Where can I Register my ATV in NH?

Available only at select agents. Permanent antique registrations are only available at NH Fish and Game Headquarters. Antique ATV and Trail Bike Registrations are only available to Residents of New Hampshire. The registration cannot be transferred; and is only valid for the registered owner, as long as they remain a resident of New Hampshire.