Three-state Reciprocal Snowmobile Weekend Coming Up
January 18, 2013
CONCORD, N.H. -- Snowmobile enthusiasts will
have a chance to explore some new territory the weekend of January 27-29, 2012
(Friday through Sunday), during the firstever annual New Hampshire-Vermont-Maine
reciprocal snowmobile weekend.
Following are the ground rules for the weekend:
All snowmobiles legally registered in Vermont and Maine will be able to operate on New Hampshire trails during the three-day open weekend. All other New Hampshire laws and rules regarding the operation of snowmobiles must be adhered to, such as speed limits, youth operation standards, etc.
All snowmobiles legally registered in New Hampshire will be able to operate in Vermont and Maine during the reciprocal weekend. All other Vermont and Maine snowmobile laws and rules must be complied with, including Vermont mandatory liability insurance and youth requirements.
In addition to a law that passed in 2010 for the Vermont/New Hampshire reciprocity weekend, a new law passed in 2011 includes Maine in the three-day weekend, which will occur annually on the fourth weekend in January (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) provided that our neighboring states continue to participate.
For information on snowmobiling in New Hampshire, visit:
N.H. Fish and Game Departmentat http://www.ride.nh.gov
N.H. Bureau of Trails at http://www.nhtrails.org
N.H. Snowmobile Association athttp://www.nhsa.com
For information on snowmobiling rules in Vermont, visit http://www.vtvast.org/VAST/VT-Snowmobiling/Vermont-Laws.html
For information on snowmobiling rules in Maine, visit http://www.maine.gov/ifw/laws_rules/snowlaws.htm.