16th ANNUAL POLARIS SNIRT RUN -- April 20st, 2019

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SNIRT (poker) RUN information

  • WIN! WIN! WIN! This year's grand prize is the new 2019 Sportsman 450 ATV from our very generous POLARIS sponsor.
  • Hot Dogs, Hamburgers and a 50/50 raffle at the BC Sno-Pals groomer barn.
  • You do NOT need a LEWIS COUNTY TRAIL PERMIT for this event. ​
  • Participants will be given a trip stamp card and a map that shows the route and legal "open roads" to use for the event.
  • ​Once registered you may start from any one of the participating businesses. (Listed above)
  • Every participant has to go to at least 5 stops to make up a 5 card poker hand.   ​
  • If participants want to better their odds they can go to an additional 2 stops, and when they return they can draw 7 cards and then use the best 5 cards to make a better poker hand. Riders can go to more than 7 stops during the day but we will only allow them to draw the maximum of 7 cards.​

All participants MUST be back to the Barnes Corners groomer barn  or Timberview by 6pm to draw cards or be disqualified.  No exceptions!!!


Be considerate to residents - leave adequate room near driveways. Pull a safe distance on to the shoulder, but avoid damaging wet areas. 

Parking is available on the Corey Road in Barnes Corners, Snow Ridge, Timberview and Barrow's Performance. 

Registration Information

Registration is $15. You must be registered to win the Grand Prize! Registration automatically enters you to win the grand prize. There is also a 50/50 raffle. You can save time at registration by filling out the liability waiver and raffle ticket and bringing it to the registration table.You can also avoid long lines on Saturday by pre-registering for the event in person Friday evening. Pre-registration will be Friday night from 6 to 9pm at the Barnes Corners Sno-Pals groomer barn, Timberview, or the Edge Motel.  SNIRT DAY REGISTRATION (8-11am) at the BC Sno-Pals Groomer Barn, Timberview or Barrows Performance. We ask everyone to bring a canned good as a donation to go to the Lewis County Food Pantry. This is a great way to show support for those that may be in need.

Riding Dos and Don'ts

Please stay on the assigned route. Do not get off the designated roads. STAY OFF OF PRIVATE PROPERTY and local ATV Trail System. Last year there was substantial damage to fields and the road right of ways. Do not go on snow covered trails.  Many of them are off limits to ATVs/UTVs.

Do not call for 911 if you are stuck.  Take responsibility for yourself. Do not get into situations where you become stuck or stranded. 

Snirt Run Stops

Barrows Performance, Colleen's Creekside, Flat Rock Inn, Groomer Barn, G.S.E. Performance, Highmarket Inn, Highmarket Sports, Hook & Ladder, Montague Inn, Ridgeview Inn, Timberview Inn, Keitha's Kafe, Towpath Restaurant, Tuggers, Valley Snow Travelers, Tug Hill Lodging and Whiskeys Jacks

Trail Conditions

SNIRT Participants

This is a ROAD ONLY Event. DO NOT ENTER any farmers Fields or Private Lands.

More information to follow at a later date.

NYS Laws


  • Any age can participate in the event but riders under the age of 18 must have a waiver signed by their parent or guardian.


  • You do not need a driver license to operate an ATV in New York State, but certain restrictions apply to operators under age 16.
  • If you are age 10 through age 15, you may operate an ATV without adult supervision if you have  completed an ATV safety training course approved by the DMV. You should carry your course completion certificate when operating any ATV.
  • If you are under age 10, you may operate an ATV only under adult supervision. 

Adult Supervision means being accompanied by a person at least 18 years of age, or a person 16 or 17 years of age who holds an ATV safety course completion certificate from an approved safety course provider.There is an exception, children of any may operate an ATV without adult supervision on lands owned or leased by their parent or guardian.​ 

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Each participant must follow all NYS ATV and motor vehicle laws, have valid registration and insurance cards and stay off private lands with their wheeled vehicle.