What To Do

Northern Michigan is a winter wonderland full of opportunities to get outside during the winter months. Hit the trail this winter on skis, snowshoes, or bikes – yes, bikes! – and enjoy all that Michigan’s winter trails have to offer.

Cross-Country-Skiing-thumb-150Cross-Country Skiing

Northern Michigan’s plentiful snowfall and rolling wooded terrain make it an ideal cross-country skiing destination. From scenic trails winding through the north woods to groomed trails for aggressive skate skiing, Winter Trails member destinations offer a Michigan cross-country skiing experience for everyone in the family.  Read More >>




Whether you’re a seasoned winter sports enthusiast or you’re just getting involved in winter outdoor activities, snowshoeing is a great way to enjoy the outdoors during Michigan’s beautiful winter season.  Read More >>



Fat-Tire-Biking-thumb-150Fat Tire Biking

Not ready to put your bike away when the snow flies? If you haven’t tried pedaling northern Michgan’s winter trails on a fat tire bike, there’s no better time than the present! Winter fat tire bike rentals are available for pedaling your way into winter at a number of Winter Trails member destinations.  Read More >>

Nordic Ski Walking
Cross-country skiing burns a ton of calories, it is low-impact, it is so good for you and it is FUN! And Nordic Ski Walking is the next best thing. Nordic Walking (Ski Walking) is a great way to get ready for your next ski trip. Nordic Walking is basically hiking and trekking with special poles. Nordic Walking Poles can help to turbo charge your walking campaign. Over 10 million Europeans are Nordic Walking everyday- in the cities (with special removable rubber Nordic Walking tips/paws for pavement), out in the country and up in the mountains. All ages and ALL fitness levels can now unlock the calorie burning and aerobic benefits of NORDIC WALKING (SKI WALKING). Walking with poles burns up to 40% more calories than regular walking.