Returning March 13 & 14 Snofest: Old Forge Sneak Peek to showcase 2016 sled models

Major snowmobile manufacturers representing Arctic Cat, Polaris, SkiDoo and Yamaha will reveal their 2016 models at the 8th Annual Snofest at the George T. Hiltebrant Recreation Center on North Street in Old Forge on Friday and Saturday, March 13 and 14.

Hours for the two-day Sneak Peak event are Friday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. 

There will be demo rides, snowmobile accessory vendors, door prizes and food provided by Tony Harper’s Pizza & Clam Shack.

North Country Heli-flight will be on location to give helicopter rides for a fee, weather permitting.

A drawing for an 11-foot enclosed Blizzard trailer with custom-made Snofest decals will take place at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

Tickets are $10 each and available at the event, at the Old Forge Visitor Information Center or online at: The drawing will be followed by a fireworks display.

The Towns of Webb and Inlet are offering a special Snofest trail permit promotion that runs from March 12 through 16.

Buy your 2015-2016 snowmobile trail permit at the preseason rate of $65 and ride the trails the rest of the season free.

Trail permits must be purchased in person at either the Old Forge or Inlet Visitor Information Center.

As always, admission and parking are free. Shuttle buses will be available Saturday from North Street parking lots to the pavilion.

For more information on demo rides contact Big Moose Arctic Cat & Yamaha at (315) 357-2998, Don’s Polaris at 369-3255, or Smith Marine at 369-9911.

Snofest, a Central Adirondack Association event, would not be possible without its sponsors, Arctic Cat, Polaris, Ski-Doo, Yamaha, and North-South Connection.

For a complete weekend schedule, visit or call (315) 369-6983.

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