Cross-Country skiing opportunities abound within a short drive of your hotel room. Cross-country skiing can be found along the:

    Mason Tract Cross-Country Skiing Trail

  • Cross-Country Skiing
  • Houghton Lake Area
    Lost Twin Lakes Trail

    This trail is located 7 miles south of Houghton Lake on Reserve Rd (County Road 400). This 5K loop is an excellent wilderness experience. This trail features some elevation changes through beautiful primitive forest conditions.

  • Houghton Lake Area
    Marl Lake

    In the area around Marl Lake (South Higgins Lake State Park) there are three loop trails: Green Trail - 2 miles of trail, Red Trail - 3.5 mile loop much of it on the edge of the lake, Blue Trail - 5.5 mile loop with ½ of it along the edge of the lake. The terrain is fairly flat and goes around one end of Marl Lake with scenic views of the lake.

  • Houghton Lake Area
    West Higgins Lake Cross-Country Ski Trail

    Higgins Lake, 3 Mile Trail.

    Offers a nice groomed track with all skill levels, featuring gently rolling hills and flat areas as well.

  • Houghton Lake Area
    North Higgins Lake State Park

    Groomed trails range from 1.5 to 6.5 miles along rolling terrain through beautiful pine forests perfect for the experienced and novice skier.

      Download North Higgins Lake State Park Trails Map pdf 38 kb

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  • Sled (Fun) Runs
    Tisdale Triangle Pathway and the Mason Tract Pathway
    • Tisdale Triangle (AuSable State Forest)

      .5 Miles E of Roscommon via M-18 & Tisdale Rd

    • Mason Tract (AuSable State Forest)

      M-72 & Chase Bridge Road, Grayling

  • Cross Country Ski Headquarters
    Cross Country Ski Headquarters

    9435 N Cut Rd (Cty Rd 100) Roscommon, MI 48653Phone: (800) 832-2663

    This charming Nordic Skiing / Snowshoeing center includes 18 km of trails, has facilities for night skiing, a cozy lodge with food and hot beverages available. There is a complete store with sale or rental of cross county and snow shoeing equipment, clothing and accessories. Cross-Country Ski Headquarters has snowmaking equipment and frequently groomed trails.

      Download Cross Country Ski Headquarters Trails Map pdf 301 kb

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  • Houghton lake Area
    Hanson Hills Winter Sports Park

    7601 Old 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.