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DNR Snowmobile User Permits are required for all resident and nonresident snowmobilers operating on public land, public ice, and designated snowmobile trails.
Iowa DNR User Permits: Both resident and nonresident user permits
are available at County Recorder’s Offices and any license agent
that sells hunting and fishing licenses.
Snowmobile riders in the state of Iowa who are
ages 12 through 17 are required to have taken and
passed a snowmobile education course and have
an education certificate in their possession when
riding on public land, public ice, and designated
snowmobile trails, if these areas are signed
open to snowmobile use. This regulation applies
to both resident and nonresident riders