The New Hampshire Snowmobile
Founded in 1969, the New Hampshire Snowmobile Association (NHSA)
is an association of independently incorporated snowmobile clubs,
working together as a unified voice to speak for
the sport of snowmobiling and to promote it as a safe family recreation.
The NHSA is made up of all segments of the snowmobiling community
including clubs, club members, distributors, dealers, and contributors.
- To promote and foster snowmobiling as a sport and recreation
for its members.
- To aid and guide in the enacting of sensible legislation governing
snow traveling vehicles
and related activities.
- To exchange within the association ideas, trail information,
group activities and information
pertinent to the welfare of snowmobiling.
- To create and maintain, mark and map, a system of public and
private trails for the use of snowmobiles.
- To promote good conduct, sportsmanship, safety and conservation
- To educate snowmobilers in conjunction with the New Hampshire
Fish and Game Department regarding safety, first aid, correct
operating techniques, and other information for safe riding.
is the NHSA Governed?
The Board of Directors and Officers meet the third Tuesday of every
month. The Board consists of Directors and Assistant Directors for
each county, a Dealer Director and a Contributor Director.The President,
Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer officiate each meeting.
Also in attendance are representatives from the New Hampshire Fish
and Game and Bureau of Trails and other special
guests. The typical agenda is to discuss and decide on activities
pertaining to, but not limited to:
- Trails networks throughout
- Forest and environmental activities and concerns.
- Legislative activities
throughout the state and New England affecting snowmobiling.
Ride-In for Easter Seals.
- NHSA sponsored activities.
- Legal matters affecting clubs or the overall
- County activities each month.
- Sno-Traveler input and other publications.
- The International snowmobiling
Why join the NHSA?
- Provides overall information about snowmobiling and related
activities throughout the state.
- Works with legislative representatives in monitoring bills in
- Works with the Department of Resources and Economic Development
(DRED) and the Bureau
- of Trails (BOT) to establish trail networks throughout the state.
- Works with state agencies and associations to coordinate snowmobile
- Associates with national and international groups to discuss
and act upon laws and operations internationally.
- Associates with organizations such as the White Mountain National
Forest and other environmental groups to help develop and maintain
the network of state trails.
- Provides a newspaper (Sno-Traveler) to all members from September
- Provides a sounding board for you on snowmobile matters of interest.
do you get with your membership in NHSA?
- A Membership Card and
- 6 issues of the Sno-Traveler
- Full-time Legislative Lobbying Program
- Representation at Government
- Information on local, state and national events