Trail Conditions
Update 10 AM
(10:00 AM, Feb 23, 2018)

After a slow start this morning we are off to Serpentine. All trails 52, 23, 19, 48 leading up to Nepisiguit are groomed. Should be a good weekend shaping up.

Great Grooming Day yesterday
(05:40 AM, Feb 23, 2018)

Friday Feb 23rd  Club #1   Both groomers covered a lot of trail yesterday and well into last night. The #1 covered from Rogers Lake down to Highway 430 on Trail 23 then back up to 301/22 intersection then back to Rogers Lake and up to Nine Mile Shelter. Trails covered 22, 23, 507.  The #2 was up from East Bathurst to the Host turned up to Nepisiguit and onto Highway 430. Turned there and headed back to the Host. Trails covered 19 and 23.
     Trails covered are flat and hard. Next runs  #1 to Serpentine. The #2 will be out tonight. Traffic was decent yesterday, but that could change beginning today. Sled Safe!!!!!!!!!!

Update 4 PM
(04:00 PM, Feb 22, 2018)

The #1 is on the trails. Doing the California Loop and is currently on Trail 22 heading for the 22/301 intersection.
Next run is Serpentine.

Update 11 AM
(11:00 AM, Feb 22, 2018)

Just spoke with Ron on the #2 heading for the Host. He reported that trails are very hard and anticipates a good weekend for sledding. Decent lube as well.

Update 9 AM
(09:00 AM, Feb 22, 2018)

The #2 has been on the trail since 4. 30 AM. It is running Trail 19 from East Bathurst to The Atlantic Host in Bathurst. It will be stationed there for the weekend and run Friday and Saturday nights from there to cope with that traffic out of Bathurst. The #1 will be out of Rogers Lake later today.        All trails should be decent going into today. Hotels on the trail system remain filled and if you are looking for accomos there are other hotels in town; namely the Quality Inn, the Comfort Inn and the Best Western all excellent hotels. (not on the trail system).     SLED SAFE

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Nepisiguit snowmobile club #1

The Nepisiguit Snowmobile Club is located just south of Bathurst in the community of Nepisiguit Falls overlooking the Nepisiguit River.

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The club has two Lamtrac LTR 5200 Quad trail groomers

We take pride in ourselves to offer one of the most friendly atmospheres in the system and tourists just love the product that our club puts out.


The lodge is conveniently located at the junction of trail 23 and 52.

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For any part of the New Brunswick's Trail sytem at a nominal charge.

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Nepisiguit Club #1

The Nepisiguit Snowmobile  club #1, which is the oldest snowmobile club in the province, has the largest membership in New Brunswick with 949 registered last season (826 for 15/16),  (849 for 14/15), (794 for 13/14), (809 for 12/14), (765 for 11/12), (579 for 07/08) with a strong Nova Scotia and PEI contingent and maintains a trail system about 400 Kilometers in length. The club started in 69/70 with one small groomer with membership fees of $10 and groomed  about 175 Km in the area between Brunswick Mines (Old Theriault Rd), Highway 430 (Nine Mile East Rd), and the now Caribou Mines.

Trails were designated and signed by such names as Caribou, Bear, Fox, Rabbit and Beaver. Log shelters were built along the trails and were also designated with animal names. One unique feature at the beginning was that all traffic was in one direction. It made for safer trails as the drags were only so wide. The trails were made in a series of 5 loops and one could vary their trip in any combination of loops as they so wished. We only use a small percentage of these trails today in our present system< namely: Nine Mile East, Nine Mile North, Rio, and the Forty Four. As time progressed  the trails expanded closer to Nepisiguit Falls where the Bathurst Fish and Game Ass. had built a lodge which is currently the Nepisiguit Sports Lodge. Then it progressed into Bathurst to the Atlantic Host Motor Inn.  Then the trail system blew up into the Chaleur area ( we were all one club back then) and down to the Miramichi to the Belfont area where there was a thriving club house.

Of course everything was dependent on the volunteer. Some of the founders were Howard Doucet , Bud Kenny, John Labonville  and there were a few more, plus loads of volunteers.  

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Nepisiguit snowmobile club #1

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Professional Employees

Our club employs 7-10 employees each winter in order to provide a level of service that can meet the expectations of our members and guests...


Flexible Membership

Over the years the annual membership has kept pace in the Bathurst area because of the support of the out of town snowmobilers. ...

Our Trails

Excellent Trail

Deep snowfalls are carved some of the best snowmobile trails you will find anywhere. The trail leading from Bathurst to the Apalachian Range ...

Bathurst Trails - Nepisiquit Sports Lodge

The Nepisiguit Snowmobile Club is located just south of Bathurst in the community of Nepisiguit Falls overlooking the Nepisiguit River.


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