Top-Notch Trails for Cross-Country Skiing in Pure Michigan
Michigan offers some of the best cross-country skiing in the country - great for both fun and exercise. More than 3,000 miles of trails stretch across the state.
1. MarquetteThe Noquemanon Trail Network is dedicated to year-round non-motorized land and water trails. The cross-country ski trail in Marquette offers dog-friendly loops, paths for advanced and beginners and miles of snow-powdered paths.
2. CedarvillePeek-A-Boo Hill Ski Trail is 5.5 kilometers of grommed trails in the Cedar Forest. The Les Cheneaux Nordic Ski Club keeps up the paths for visitors in the winter months.
3. CalumetSwedetown Trails has 35 kilometers of groomed ski trails, with 5 kilometers of well-lit paths for evening ski trips nestled in the Swedetown Recreation Area. The Area is comprised of 1,900 acres of rolling hills and woodland, set aside for trail adventures.
4. IronwoodThe ABR Ski Trails offer the most miles of groomed cross-country ski paths in a single location in the state, with 45.3 miles of trails and were named one of the nation’s 11 best cross-country ski areas by Men’s Journal.
The Petoskey to Mackinaw Trail stretches 35 miles through multiple cities. The path offers a variety of difficulties and views along its journey. This rail trail is also used as a bike path.