ACSA-montage of snowmobilers and snowmobiles
 Snowmobile Manufacturers
Arctic Cat Snowmobiles Polaris Snowmobiles
SkiDoo Snowmobiles YAMAHA Snowmobiles

 Snowmobile Organizations

INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION (ISMA)
An organization representing the four snowmobile manufacturers, Arctic Cat, Bombardier, Polaris and Yamaha. Created in 1995 as a restructuring of the International Snowmobile Industry Association which was dissolved and recreated as ISMA with strong partnerships with Canadian Council of Snowmobiler Organizations/Council Canadian Des Organisms de Motoneige (CCSO/CCOM) and American Council of Snowmobile Associations (ACSA). ISMA's main function is to provide and encourage policies, programs and activities to improve the sport of snowmobiling throughout the world. ISMA coordinates committees within the industry to handle concerns such as snowmobile safety, the promotion of the sport of snowmobiling, keeping accurate statistics, reporting the growth of the industry and positive economic impact the sport has throughout the world.

1640 Haslett Road, Suite 170
Haslett, MI 48840
P: 517-339-7788/F: 517-339-7798
AMERICAN COUNCIL OF SNOWMOBILE ASSOCIATIONS (ACSA)
A non-profit national (U.S.) association dedicated to providing leadership and advancing the efforts of all snowmobile-affiliated organizations to promote the expansion and education of responsible snowmobiling in the United States. Acts as national coordinator and spokesperson for state volunteer snowmobile associations and snowmobile clubs. ACSA was formed in 1995.

271 Woodland Pass, #216
Lansing, MI 48823
P: 517-351-4362/F: 517-351-1363
CANADIAN COUNCIL OF SNOWMOBILE ORGANIZATIONS/COUNCIL CANADIAN DES ORGANISMS DE MOTONEIGE (CCSO/CCOM)
A non-profit federation of snowmobiling organizations located within Canada, dedicated to providing leadership and support to organized snowmobiling in Canada. Designed to facilitate effective communication and cooperation among snowmobile organizations, government(s) and industry; unite snowmobilers in Canada to pursue common goals; promote the opportunity to snowmobile in Canada; and to promote safe and environmentally responsible snowmobiling. The CCSO/CCOM was formed in 1974.
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SNOWMOBILE ADMINISTRATORS (IASA)
Government employees and paid administrators who coordinate government action pertaining to the snowmobile industry and in particular, manage the safety training programs and the trail systems within the states and provinces.
NATIONAL SNOWMOBILE FOUNDATION (NSF)
A 501©(3) foundation designed to educate the public about safe snowmobiling and assist snowmobile organizations with fundraising for charity. For more information, e-mail info@snowmobilers.org
SNOWMOBILE SAFETY AND CERTIFICATION COMMITTEE (SSCC)
SSCC was formed in 1974. The organization is responsible for the safety certification standards for new snowmobiles manufactured. The members work with 3rd party inspection agencies and engineering groups. For more information, e-mail ismasue@aol.com
INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE COUNCIL (ISC)
ISC was formed in 1973 and is designed to provide a communication forum and a means of addressing issues that are common from an international perspective. Delegates from ACSA and CCSO/CCOM form the ISC.
INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE CONGRESS
A four-day event held annually (early June) in North America. All snowmobile representation groups meet, exchange information and address issues and concerns common to the industry.
INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE MEDIA COUNCIL (ISMC)
ISMC is an organization of media personnel from within the snowmobile industry. They meet at least twice a year and exchange ideas on the snowmobile industry.
INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE TOURISM COUNCIL (ISTC)
ISTC is an organization of tourism bureau representatives from the states, provinces and territories. They meet at least once a year at the International Snowmobile Congress to discuss the importance of the industry to tourism and how they can work cooperatively to expand and promote snowmobiling within the tourism industry.


 GOVERNMENT AGENCIES & PROGRAMS 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) TRAIL ACCESSIBILITY STANDARDS:
FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION ENHANCEMENT ACTIVITIES
FEDERAL TRANSPORTATION FUNDS BENEFIT RECREATION
RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM (RTP)
RTP PUBLICATIONS
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION - FEDERAL HIGHWAY ADMINISTRATION
Recreational Trails Program

The list of publications and other resources found on this page have been compiled to help provide quick access to valuable trail references. You will find links to publications that provide insight into the planning and decision making process common to building a successful recreational trails program that focuses on accessibility, safety, and good environmental practices.
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA) FOREST SERVICE
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA) FS TRAIL PUBLICATIONS
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (USDI) BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR (USDI) BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT NATIONAL TRAINING CENTER
UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE (USFS) MISSOULA TECHNOLOGY & DEVELOPMENT CENTER
UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE (USFS) PACIFIC SOUTHWEST RESEARCH CENTER
UNITED STATES FOREST SERVICE (USFS) TRAIL ASSESSMENT & CONDITION SURVEYS

 NATIONAL MOTORIZED RECREATION ORGANIZATIONS 

ALL TERRAIN VEHICLE ASSOCIATION
13515 Yarmouth Drive, Pickerington, Ohio 43147
P: 866-288-2564 / F: 614-856-1921
AMERICAN COUNCIL OF SNOWMOBILE ASSOCIATIONS
271 Woodland Pass, #216
Lansing, MI 48823
P: 517-351-4362/F: 517-351-1363
AMERICAN MOTORCYCLIST ASSOCIATION
13515 Yarmouth Drive, Pickerington, Ohio 43147
P: 614-856-1900/F: 614-856-1920
E: ama@ama-cycle.org
AMERICANS FOR RESPONSIBLE RECREATION ACCESS
600 Thirteenth Street, NW, Suite 790
Washington, D.C. 20005
P: 888-662-9909
ATV SAFETY INSTITUTE - ATV TRAINING
INTERNATIONAL SNOWMOBILE MANUFACTURERS ASSN.
MOTORCYCLE INDUSTRY COUNCIL
MOTORCYCLE SAFETY FOUNDATION - OHM TRAINING
NATIONAL OHV CONSERVATION COUNCIL
4718 South Taylor Drive, Sheboygan, WI 53081
P: 800-348-6487/F: 920-458-3446
E: trailhead@nohvcc.org
SPECIALTY VEHICLE INSTITUTE OF AMERICA
UNITED FOUR WHEEL DRIVE ASSOCIATION

 NATIONAL NONMOTORIZED TRAIL ASSOCIATIONS 

AMERICAN HIKING SOCIETY
BACK COUNTRY HORSEMEN OF AMERICA
INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAIN BICYCLING ASSOCIATION

 NATIONAL OUTDOOR EDUCATION & RESOURCE ORGANIZATIONS 

AMERICAN RECREATION COALITION/SURVEYS
AMERICAN TRAILS
LEAVE NO TRACE
NATIONAL OHV CONSERVATION COUNCIL
4718 South Taylor Drive, Sheboygan, WI 53081
P: 800-348-6487/F: 920-458-3446
E: trailhead@nohvcc.org
TREAD LIGHTLY!
298 24th Street, Suite 325, Ogden, UT 84401
P: 801-627-0077/F: 801-621-8633

 NATIONAL TRAIL TRAINING ORGANIZATIONS 

NATIONAL TRAILS TRAINING PARTNERSHIP
PROFESSIONAL TRAILBUILDERS ASSOCIATION