Wisconsin Snowmobile Trail Passes

Now is the time to get ready by making sure your registration is current and order your new annual Wisconsin snowmobile trail pass. Ordering your Wisconsin trail pass online is fast and easy.

  • There are 3 types of trail passes for public snowmobile trails. Make your selection carefully because snowmobile trail passes are not refundable.
  • Please note that all snowmobile trail passes are delivered by US Mail; make sure your mailing address is current and complete when placing your order!
  • When purchased at the AWSC office, a temporary trail use receipt is issued to operate legally on snowmobile trails. Carry the AWSC receipt with you until your pass is delivered by US mail and affixed to your snowmobile’s windshield.
  • Trail passes expire June 30.

Wisconsin Trail Pass

Club Members Snowmobile Trail Pass

  • For a snowmobile registered in Wisconsin and owned by a person who is a member of a Wisconsin snowmobile club which is affiliated with and recognized by AWSC. Trail passes may be ordered through the AWSC website.

Wisconsin Snowmobile Trail Pass

  • For a snowmobile registered in Wisconsin. Passes are available through DNR’s online quick sale catalog or at any DNR sales agent.

Non-Resident Snowmobile Trail Pass

  • For a snowmobile registered in (or in the process of being registered in) another state, province or country. Passes are available through DNR’s online quick sale catalog or at any DNR sales agent.

WI Trail Pass FAQs

Each snowmobile operating on trails is to display a WI Trail Pass to be purchased annually. This is separate from the WI snowmobile registration.

If your membership dues with one of the nearly 600 AWSC snowmobile clubs statewide are up to date and the club has paid your AWSC dues, the cost of the Trail Pass will be $10. If you are purchasing the new Trail Pass and are NOT an AWSC and snowmobile club member the cost will be $30 per snowmobile.

No – It will be your choice to join one of the nearly 600 AWSC snowmobile clubs statewide. Please remember that without the clubs and volunteers there would be NO TRAILS! It is the club volunteers that provide and maintain the WI Snowmobile Trail System.

The revenue generated from the sale of snowmobile registrations and Trail Passes will go into the state snowmobile program’s segregated fund.

Yes, the registration fee structure is $30/3 year registration.

The new law provides a free annual (yearly) trail pass sticker to be displayed on sleds 30 years and older. However, snowmobiles still need to be registered. The registration fee is $30/3 year.

Yes, if you reside in another state, you can still register your snowmobiles in Wisconsin. If you chose to belong to one of the nearly 600 AWSC snowmobile clubs statewide and are up to date with membership dues and the club has paid your AWSC dues, the cost of the trail pass will be $10. If you do not belong to a club in Wisconsin, your trail pass will cost $30. Otherwide you will have to purchase the out-of-state trail pass for $50 if your snowmobile is registered in another state.

The members of the AWSC have made this snowmobile organization one of the top in the nation. Snowmobiling in Wisconsin, besides being the number one winter recreational sport, is a tremendous boost to the economy of our state. The AWSC works to promote the sport of snowmobiling which includes, lobbying for laws to protect you and the WI trail system, safety programs, club projects, charity rides, scholarships to graduating seniors and a variety of services to our nearly 600 + clubs statewide.

Your current membership entitles you to 7 issues (Sept-Mar) of the Wisconsin Snowmobile News (WSN) magazine, which is dedicated to the sport of snowmobiling.

Click here to download the trail pass form if you plan to mail in the form with a check or debit/credit card info.

Please include the WI registration numbers (Example SN 0101 BP) for the snowmobiles owned by your family; for example, husband, wife and children under the age of 19 when ordering.

For newly purchased snowmobiles with registration in progress, please call the AWSC office.

There are four ways you can get the $10 trail pass:
Order online through the AWSC website with a credit/debit card (MasterCard, Visa or Discover).
Call the AWSC Office during business hours to order your WI Trail Pass with a credit/debit card.
Walk into the AWSC office during business hours and order with a check or credit/debit card.
Mail your check or credit card information and form to the AWSC office.

All trail pass stickers will be sent out by mail via the State. Stickers should be placed on the lower center of your windshield or the hood (if you change windshields).

The snowmobile clubs continue to be responsible for collecting your AWSC membership dues.

If you are not an AWSC member and would like to join a Wisconsin snowmobile club, please go to the website page Clubs by County.

Association of WI Snowmobile Clubs
529 Trail Side Dr.
Suite 100
DeForest, WI 53532
608.846.5530 / 1.800.232.4108

Out of State Trail Pass Locations

Farm and Fleet
1100 South Boulevard
Baraboo, WI 53913
(608) 356-7736

130 Commerce Street
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
(608) 253-3490

Rivers Edge
30 County Road A
Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965
(608) 253-6600

Jays Power Sports
2035 East Main Street
Reedsburg, Wl 53959
(608) 768-3297