Whether your tastes lean toward skate skiing or classic stride, gentle grades or heart-pumping hills, you’ll want to explore these locals’ favorite treks through Michigan forests.
When planning a winter trip to cross country ski or snowmobile, the necessary requirements for a top destination include decent snow, accessibility to a network of trails and some sort of cozy lodging.
It’s time to distance yourself from noisy crowds. Strap on the skis and enjoy the tranquility, peace and beauty of a glistening white wintry day as you glide across more than over 3,000 miles of snow-covered Nordic trails for an invigorating wintertime adventure. So, click on your bindings and hit the trails-- because cross country skiing is Pure Michigan.
Cross country skiing opens the door to unique winter experiences.
For most, memories of Michigan’s crown jewel, Mackinac Island, include warm sunny days strolling along Main Street, the clip clop of horses taking visitors from around the world to the various attractions on the island.
Cross country skiing on Nordic trails across gently rolling terrain is another way to experience Michigan’s snow season. Many resorts, ski areas, and State Parks offer trails for x-c skiers and snowshoeing, and also rent equipment.
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