Most visitors only see Mackinac Island during the warm days of summer, however, the wonders of the island are perhaps even more grand and beautiful in the winter. Uncrowded, snow-covered streets and groomed ski trails leading to stunning vistas, make a winter trip to Mackinac Island a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Here are some photos of winter on the island from March 2009. (Look for more information online about visiting Mackinac Island in the winter soon.)
“Photos from March 13, 14 & 15, 2009, from the ice around Mackinac Island and the trails on the island.”
From Winter on Mackinac Island – Cross Country Skiing, posted by MackinacIsland.Net – Mackinac Island Michigan on 3/31/2009 (25 items)
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Skiers in Northern Michigan and the Upper Peninsula enjoyed some of the best powder conditions in many years. Crystal Mountain received over 30 inches of snow over the weekend and most ski areas received 10+ inches. Here are some photos from the weekend. (Click on photos for slideshow view with captions.)
Tubing is a speedy downhill thrill for your whole crew on Schuss Mountain’s north face. Located in Cedar River Village, SCR’s five-lane tubing park is fun for kids, families, groups and non-athletes.
Tickets are limited each hour; sessions begin at the top of the hour and may be purchased at the Summit Village Snowsports Center, Schuss Snowsports Center, Nordic Center or the Cedar River Tubing Park Window.
Please note: All children under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian sign a release of liability form.
2011/2012 Tubing Rates and Hours of Operation
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Ivan ripping through the pow on Basin Street today. – Photo courtesy of Crystal Mountain