The Handbook of Montana Snowmobile Regulations
The Official Snowmobiling Handbook of the Montana State Parks - Web Version
Table of Contents
Understanding Operator Requirements
In Montana, anyone wanting to ride on specially designated roads must have a driver’s license or a snowmobile safety certificate.
Must have a motor vehicle driver’s license.
Must have a Snowmobile Safety Education Course certificate and be accompanied by an adult who is within eyesight.
To obtain a Snowmobile Safety Education Course certificate, you must:
- Attend and successfully complete a Montana-approved snowmobile course. To find a class, contact your local snowmobile club or FWP at 406-444-7317 or visit http://stateparks.mt.gov/recreation/snowmobileProgram.html.
- Complete the Montana online course if a classroom course is not available in your area. To take the online course go to the Montana State Parks website, or call 406-444-3753 for instructions regarding the online course.
(Montana State Parks will approve safety education certificates from other states on a case-by-case basis.)
Responding After an Accident
- If you are involved in an accident, you must report the accident to the Montana law enforcement agency.
- You must report the accident immediately if the accident resulted in the death or injury of a person.