Snowmobiling in Chaffee County is a Colorado winter gem. Hundreds of miles of groomed trails and deep powder riding are offered easy access from multiple trailheads and locations near Buena Vista and Salida.


Recommended Snowmobiling Passes

Cottonwood Pass

Just a short drive from Buena Vista, visit Cottonwood Pass which offers trailer accessible parking and access to groomed trails and high alpine mountain riding. Whether you’re looking for smooth groomed trails or getting your fix for tight technical riding, Cottonwood Pass provides it all.

Marshall Pass

Marshall Pass is located near Salida, Colorado and is groomed by the Salida Snowmobile Club.

Snowmobile the St. Elmo Trails!

Snowmobiling in Chaffee County isn’t limited to the local passes. For a complete snowmobile adventure, visit the historical mining town of St. Elmo, also located minutes from Buena Vista, offering multiple trailheads, this area has access to a continues trail system that ranges throughout a number of mountain passes, single track trails and endless deep powder riding areas. This location has everything the avid snowmobile enthusiast is looking for.St Elmo

Colorado’s Best Hot Springs

Be sure to soak in one of the many hot springs in the area after your snowmobile adventure.Hot Spring