We love winter in Upstate New York! Come play in our snow or visit our rinks and arenas which host a full complement of winter sports to enjoy! Oneida County boasts over 500 miles of groomed snowmobiling trails - all maintained by the volunteer efforts of a dozen snowmobiling clubs throughout the county.Catch the fever in this recent article by Supertrax or watch this recent snowmobile feature broadcast on Snow Country; Snowmobile Oneida County.
Downhill ski areas, groomed cross country ski trails, and snow tubing make for exciting and funfilled snow days! Take to the ice for skating at area rinks and outdoor skating parks.
Utica and Rome are a mecca for hockey lovers! Cheer on emerging youth hockey players, skillful collegiate teams, and the pros of the Federal Hockey League. Utica Memorial Auditorium plays host to local youth hockey leagues, high school and college teams. JF Kennedy Arena in Rome is a regional facility, which is used primarily for ice hockey and figure skating form October through March. The primary users are the Ford Stanwix Hockey Association, a not-for-profit youth hockey organization; Rome Free Academy; Rome Catholic High School; a local figure skating club; and various local groups and organizations as well as the general public.
Don't forget to check our Calendar of Events for games and winter events! Check out the excitement on the ice at the Boonville Snowmobile Races with vintage and professional racing at speeds over 100 miles per hour!
Canal Trailhead, Route 12, Boonville; Egypt Road Trailhead, Alder Creek; Jackson Hill Trailhead, Jackson Hill Road, Boonville
New York State Snowmobile Trails, interactive map and trip planner.
Maintaining over 500 miles of groomed trails in Oneida County.
Curling’s a fun, healthy activity for people of all ages and physical abilities. UCC has leagues for men, women, and mixed; junior, college, and adaptive curling programs.
The Utica Memorial Auditorium offers comfort and convenience for a range of entertainment from concerts, circuses and food festivals to hockey, wrestling, basketball and more. Celebrating over 50 years of bringing affordable entertainment to the people of the Mohawk Valley!
North of Rome on Route 46 providing great skiing and riding. State of the art snowmaking and nightly grooming. Three lifts servicing 11 trails and a terrain park for novice to expert skiers. Our lodge hosts a cafeteria and an adult bar.