Best Snowshoeing in Michigan

This list represents the most popular snowshoeing in Michigan. Use this list to plan your next Michigan snowshoeing trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

  • #1 Sand Lakes Quiet Area Trails

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    Traverse City, MI

    This is one of the most popular ski areas in the region, yet it also feels like one of the most remote, depending on where you are on the system. The quiet area gets its name from the fact that ...
    •  Day trip
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    This is one of the most popular ski areas in the region, yet it also feels like one of the most remote, depending on where ...

  • #2 Mason Tract Pathway

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    Grayling, MI

    Glide into the dense cedar, pine, and hardwood forest trail starting at the edge of Chase Bridge Road and you’ve entered some of the wildest country in Lower Michigan. But don’t worry, it’s friendly ...
    •  Day trip
    •  9.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Glide into the dense cedar, pine, and hardwood forest trail starting at the edge of Chase Bridge Road and you’ve entered ...

  • #3 Harlow Lake Ski Trail

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    Marquette, MI

    This little ski hideaway is a great find that’s generally used only by locals. It’s in a beautiful backcountry setting only a few miles outside the Upper Peninsula’s largest city, and takes ...
    •  Day trip
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    This little ski hideaway is a great find that’s generally used only by locals. It’s in a beautiful backcountry setting only ...

  • #4 Active Backwoods Retreat Trails

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    Ironwood, MI

    Eric Anderson decided that his day job as an engineer at a Detroit-area auto parts company wasn’t as rewarding as a life in the Upper Peninsula woods, and cross-country skiers are the better ...
    •  Day trip
    •  20.5 miles
    •  Guide

    Eric Anderson decided that his day job as an engineer at a Detroit-area auto parts company wasn’t as rewarding as a life ...

  • #5 Big M Cross-Country Ski Area Trails

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    Manistee, MI

    A booming local downhill ski area until the early 1970s, when someone overbuilt it and it went bust, Big M has hosted legions of dedicated cross-country skiers since 1984, when the Manistee ...
    •  Day trip
    •  18.6 miles
    •  Guide

    A booming local downhill ski area until the early 1970s, when someone overbuilt it and it went bust, Big M has hosted legions ...

  • #6 Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park Trails

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    Ontonagon, MI

    The upper peninsula is wilderness central for Michigan, and you’re in the heart of that capital when you step into your skis here. Within the park’s 58,000 acres is one of the largest expanses ...
    •  Day trip
    •  26 miles
    •  Guide

    The upper peninsula is wilderness central for Michigan, and you’re in the heart of that capital when you step into your skis ...

  • #7 Wilderness State Park Trails

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    Mackinaw City, MI

    Stop here and you’ll see why Michiganians consider themselves lucky. Wilderness is small yet huge, with more than 30 miles of coast that juts like a needle into Lake Michigan. You can still ...
    •  Day trip
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Stop here and you’ll see why Michiganians consider themselves lucky. Wilderness is small yet huge, with more than 30 miles ...

  • #8 Kensington Metropark Trails

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    Milford, MI

    Planners foreseeing the growth of recreation in the mid-20th century did things right when they proposed this beautiful park in western Oakland County. Set amid the Huron River Valley, Kent Lake, ...
    •  Day trip
    •  8.3 miles
    •  Guide

    Planners foreseeing the growth of recreation in the mid-20th century did things right when they proposed this beautiful park ...

  • #9 Valley Spur Ski Trails

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    Munising, MI

    This is one of the most popular trail systems in Michigan’s vast Upper Peninsula, and once you arrive, you’ll easily see why. The system has a great variety of trails for all ability levels, ...
    •  Day trip
    •  38 miles
    •  Guide

    This is one of the most popular trail systems in Michigan’s vast Upper Peninsula, and once you arrive, you’ll easily see ...

  • #10 Munising Cross-Country Ski Trail

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    Munising, MI

    You may never find a more picturesque place to ski than here along the lip of a natural sandstone rock face plunging into Lake Superior. All loops but one require intermediate ski experience ...
    •  Day trip
    •  11.7 miles
    •  Guide

    You may never find a more picturesque place to ski than here along the lip of a natural sandstone rock face plunging into ...

  • #11 Camp Hayo-Went-Ha Trails

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    Central Lake, MI

    Who'd ever have thought you’d be returning to summer camp at your age to ski or snowshoe? But this is one of the most beautiful ski settings you’ll find in the Lower Peninsula. All the trails ...
    •  Day trip
    •  16.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Who'd ever have thought you’d be returning to summer camp at your age to ski or snowshoe? But this is one of the most beautiful ...

  • #12 Giant Pines Loop

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    Paradise, MI

    Tahquamenon is one of the most storied locations in all the state. The setting for Longfellow’s epic Hiawatha, the river holds a special place in the hearts of those who visit it because it’s ...
    •  Day trip
    •  6.6 miles
    •  Guide

    Tahquamenon is one of the most storied locations in all the state. The setting for Longfellow’s epic Hiawatha, the river ...

  • #13 Camp Hayo-Went-Ha Trails

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    Central Lake, MI

    Who'd ever have thought you’d be returning to summer camp at your age to ski or snowshoe? But this is one of the most beautiful ski settings you’ll find in the Lower Peninsula. All the trails ...
    •  Day trip
    •  16.7 miles
    •  Guide

    Who'd ever have thought you’d be returning to summer camp at your age to ski or snowshoe? But this is one of the most beautiful ...

  • #14 Crystal Mountain Resort Trails

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    Thompsonville, MI

    Want a family-friendly ski resort? You’ve come to the right place. Crystal prides itself on making young families feel at home, whether it’s in a slopeside lodge room, the village homes in the ...
    •  Day trip
    •  24.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Want a family-friendly ski resort? You’ve come to the right place. Crystal prides itself on making young families feel at ...

  • #15 Boyne Nordican XC Trail System

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    Boyne Falls, MI

    Many folks skiing the alpine slopes of the northern Lower Peninsula’s premier downhill ski area probably wonder just where all those free-wheeling Nordic-type skiers disappear to when they get ...
    •  Day trip
    •  24.8 miles
    •  Guide

    Many folks skiing the alpine slopes of the northern Lower Peninsula’s premier downhill ski area probably wonder just where ...

  • #16 Pigeon Creek Park Trails

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    Grand Haven, MI

    Just outside one of the West Michigan coastline’s most charming towns is one of the finest areas open for public use in southwestern Lower Michigan. The majority of runs are intended for families, ...
    •  Day trip
    •  10 miles
    •  Guide

    Just outside one of the West Michigan coastline’s most charming towns is one of the finest areas open for public use in southwestern ...

  • #17 Garland Resort Trails

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    Lewiston, MI

    Turn into the beautifully lighted entrance and you’ll think you’ve entered cross-country heaven. What Garland lacks in trail difficulty, it makes up for in everything else. Start with the lodge: ...
    •  Day trip
    •  40 miles
    •  Guide

    Turn into the beautifully lighted entrance and you’ll think you’ve entered cross-country heaven. What Garland lacks in trail ...

  • #18 Mackinac Island State Park Trails

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    Mackinac Island, MI

    Want to experience Mackinac Island as close as you can to the way it was in the 18th and 19th centuries with the added luxuries that you’ll experience back at your hotel or B&B room? Come here ...
    •  Day trip
    •  6 miles
    •  Guide

    Want to experience Mackinac Island as close as you can to the way it was in the 18th and 19th centuries with the added luxuries ...

  • #19 Wilderness State Park Trails

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    Mackinaw City, MI

    Stop here and you’ll see why Michiganians consider themselves lucky. Wilderness is small yet huge, with more than 30 miles of coast that juts like a needle into Lake Michigan. You can still ...
    •  Day trip
    •  8 miles
    •  Guide

    Stop here and you’ll see why Michiganians consider themselves lucky. Wilderness is small yet huge, with more than 30 miles ...

  • #20 Wilderness Valley Trails

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    Gaylord, MI

    You can thank the glaciers that once spread over most of Michigan for this ski area, nestled in the high hardwood hills southwest of Gaylord. This four-season complex—golf in spring, summer, ...
    •  Day trip
    •  34.8 miles
    •  Guide

    You can thank the glaciers that once spread over most of Michigan for this ski area, nestled in the high hardwood hills southwest ...