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Hanson Hills – Skiing and Snowboarding
We are one of Northern Michigan’s hidden gems. Enjoy a great Family Atmosphere at a very affordable price. Our Ski Area offers Downhill Skiing, Snowboarding, Tubing, Snow Shoe Trails, and over 35km of Groomed Nordic Ski Trails. Ski and Snowboard Instruction Available: The Hanson Hills Snow Sports School offers a variety of instructional programs that will help you […] more…

Grayling Area Cross Country Ski Trails

Cross Country Ski Headquarters – Roscommon
Located in Higgins Lake, Michigan. Cross Country Ski Headquarters is a Pure Michigan premier destination for cross country skiing in Michigan and the Midwest. It is the best source for cross country skis, equipment, clothing, cross country ski packages, and expertise. Located at 9435 N. Cut Rd., Roscommon, MI 48653. Cross Country Ski Headquarters: XC Ski [...]

Hanson Hills – Cross Country Ski Trails
Welcome to Hanson Hills Recreation Area located in Grayling, Michigan. Hanson Hills offers over 35KM of wooded rolling terrain that is groomed daily 14’ wide with set track to accommodate both classical and skating styles. Trail System opens Daily at 9:00am. Daily Trail Conditions Featured Events 2018 Cote Dame Marie Loppet – January 20, 2018 The 2018 Cote Dame Marie [...]

Forbush Corner Cross Country Skiing
Forbush Corner, a unique cross country experience. Enjoy miles of rolling, wooded trails that are carefully designed for all levels of ability and immaculately groomed by the largest fleet of nordic only grooming equipment in the midwest. Combine that with the Frederic micro climate of early and frequent snowfalls, and it adds up to FUN! [...]

North Higgins Lake State Park Ski Trails
North Higgins Lake State Park has 11 miles of cross-country ski trails. The trails wind through the mixed hardwoods that make up the mature wooded area. They cross over moderate hills and flatlands. North Higgins Lake State Park Trail Map (pdf) More Grayling Area Cross Country Ski Trails Cross Country Ski Headquarters

The Mason Tract Pathway Ski Trail
The Mason Tract Pathway Ski Trail is a 11.5 mile ungroomed skiing (and hiking) trail that follows the famous South Branch of the AuSable River. It is a point-to-point trail, located southeast of Grayling. The Mason Trace Pathway can be accessed at the Canoe Harbor State Forest Campground, just off of M-72 east of Grayling. The southern access [...]

Lost Twin Lakes Ski Trail
This trail is located 7 miles south of Houghton Lake on Reserve Rd (County Road 400). This 3 mile loop trail winds through an old growth pine forest. Designed for hiking and cross-country skiing this trail has several bridges, including a covered bridge. The trail contains scenic overviews of pristine wetlands areas. Great Getaways: Snowshoeing @ Lost Twin Lakes [...]

Ogemaw Hills Pathway Ski Trails
The Ogemaw Hills Pathway cross-country ski trails wind through approximately 15 miles of the AuSable State Forest providing groomed cross country trails for all skill levels. The Ogemaw Hills Pathway is located at the corner of Clear Lake Road and Fairview Road. Take Exit 212 (West Branch Exit) following Business Loop 75 to Fairview Road [...]

Grayling Area Skiing On Facebook

Below are the latest postings from the Grayling Area On Facebook.

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Monday March 18th, 2019 - 5:30 pm

Cross Country Ski Headquarters

We're just going to leave this here... ❄️⛄️ ... See MoreSee Less

 

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ikr stealing

So why do we let dung beetles occupy the White House?

Saturday March 16th, 2019 - 8:48 am

Cross Country Ski Headquarters

Today’s ski report: awesome spring skiing awaits! 95% of the trails are completely ice free, and after about a half inch of fresh snow, conditions are just great. Get out there and enjoy it! Oh and wear your Hawaiian shirt, because today is Spring Ski Fest & Hawaiian BBQ!! #springskiing #hawaiianbbq #skion ... See MoreSee Less

 

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Looks awesome!

Friday March 15th, 2019 - 11:50 am

Cross Country Ski Headquarters

Conditions are soft but skiable! Grab your Hawaiian shirt and join us tomorrow (Saturday) for Spring Ski Fest and a Hawaiian BBQ!! 🥳 ... See MoreSee Less

Conditions are soft but skiable! Grab your Hawaiian shirt and join us tomorrow (Saturday) for Spring Ski Fest and a Hawaiian BBQ!! 🥳

 

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Looking good Lynn!

Friday March 15th, 2019 - 11:05 am

Hanson Hills

Snow is melting fast!! Please Read entire post.

Downhill & Tubing Operations are Closed for the season.

Xc trails are now open for all Hikers, bikers, skiers. Please use Trail at own risk as grooming operations have ended.

Reminder: We ask that all lockers be emptied by Monday March 18th. Lodge will be open today from 9am-5pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9am-3pm.
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Snow is melting fast!!   Please Read entire post.

Downhill & Tubing Operations are Closed for the season.  

Xc trails are now open for all Hikers, bikers, skiers. Please use Trail at own risk as grooming operations have ended. 

Reminder: We ask that all lockers be emptied by Monday March 18th.  Lodge will be open today from 9am-5pm and Saturday and Sunday from 9am-3pm.

 

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Wesley Shuff

Tuesday March 12th, 2019 - 10:15 am

Cross Country Ski Headquarters

“Nothing gold can stay.” Get out there and enjoy this amazing spring skiing while it lasts! #robertfrost #staycoldponyboy ... See MoreSee Less

“Nothing gold can stay.” Get out there and enjoy this amazing spring skiing while it lasts! #robertfrost #staycoldponyboy

 

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Do it for Johnny man. Do it for Johnny!🔪

Keep it for another 10 days until I can get back from Florida and make it ip there🎿😊

Tuesday March 12th, 2019 - 8:46 am

Hanson Hills

2019 Season Update:
Downhill and Tubing Operations are now closed for the Season. We want to thank all of our wonderful visitors and season pass holders for a great season. As we wrap up the season we are excited to announce that Lodge Renovations (New Roof, Windows, Siding, and Doors and updated electrical) are scheduled to begin in the upcoming weeks with the plan to be completed by June.

Cross Country Trail Update: Daily grooming will end this Friday. Beginning 3/16 all XC Trails will be open (FREE) to all traffic (Fat Bikes, Skis, Snowshoes ect..) We would like to thank Groomers Jason and Tommy G. for a great season of service!

Once again on behalf of the Grayling Recreation Authority and our wonderful staff, we thank you for a great winter season!
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2019 Season Update:
Downhill and Tubing Operations are now closed for the Season.  We want to thank all of our wonderful visitors and season pass holders for a great season.  As we wrap up the season we are excited to announce that Lodge Renovations (New Roof, Windows, Siding, and Doors and updated electrical) are scheduled to begin in the upcoming weeks with the plan to be completed by June.  

Cross Country Trail Update:  Daily grooming will end this Friday.  Beginning 3/16 all XC Trails will be open (FREE) to all traffic (Fat Bikes, Skis, Snowshoes ect..)  We would like to thank Groomers Jason and Tommy G. for a great season of service! 

Once again on behalf of the Grayling Recreation Authority and our wonderful staff,  we thank you for a great winter season!

 

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Eric Deline

But u still have snow???

Spring is on the way!

Thanks, son was happy but sorry the year ended. See next season.

Thanks for a wonderful season ❄️❄️

Mary LaVigne Niki O'Reilly does this affect girl scouts being able to hold meetings there?

Such a great family place. Thank you all for your hard work.

Micah Lestock

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