Downhill skiing is a mainstay for winter fun. The Houghton Lake area has two nearby downhill ski venues.

    Houghton Lake Area
  • Snow Snake
    Snow Snake Ski and Golf

    Located in nearby Harrison at3407 E Mannsiding Road Exit Harrison, MI 48625Phone: (989) 539-6583

    Offers 12 trails with a 210 feet vertical drop, 10 km of cross-country skiing, snow tubing, a terrain park, ski and snowboarding lessons and packages. Snack bar, lounge, pro shop.

  • Hanson Hills
    Hanson Hills

    Located in nearby Grayling at7601 Olf Lake Rd.Grayling, MI 49738Phone: (888) 876-2196

    A complete 1000 acres winter/summer sports park featuring a terrain park, 11 downhill skiing runs, 35km cross-country skiing, ice skating, tubing, indoor skate park with 6 ft roller, quarter pipes, grind rails, fun boxes and more.