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Mackinac Island Cross Country Skiing

Mackinac Island Cross Country Trails

The Mackinac Island Ski club grooms trails on the east and north side of the Island in Mackinac Island State Park.

The cross country ski trails wind through the pristine woods of Mackinac Island State Park and allow the winter visitor to see all of the natural and historical landmarks of the island.

You can follow the ski trails to the interior of the island and take in the vistas from the highest point on the island at Fort Holmes. Or ski through the woods to Arch Rock and enjoy the view of Lake Huron from the bluffs on the eastern side of the island.

Cross Country Ski Trails

Cross-Country Ski Rentals

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Here’s a collection of photos of Mackinac Island during the winter:

January 2, 2016


Saturday January 2nd, 2016 - 2:39 pm

MackinacIsland.Net - Mackinac Island Michigan

Early morning light in downtown Mackinac Island... (Photo via Poppins)Downtown at dawn.. ... See MoreSee Less

Early morning light in downtown Mackinac Island... (Photo via Poppins)

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Another place I've always wanted to visit. ๐Ÿ™‚

How do you get to the island now? Are the straits frozen for snowmobiles?

Wish I was there right now.

๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป ๐ŸŒŽ ๐ŸŒ ๐ŸŒ 2๏ธโƒฃ0๏ธโƒฃ1๏ธโƒฃ6๏ธโƒฃ Been there in the summer but never winter. It looks so beautiful.

Always beautiful and always magical!

My three sisters and I went there a few years ago. We were the only Mackinaws on the island!! Instant celebrities!

Nice picture. Spent a Christmas there 30 plus years ago.

Love this place! Love all the snowmobiles!

What a neat view. Different from the normal views we see.

That's beautiful,like a painting,puzzle or post card.

At the city at the moment...love this place


Looks pretty, but I prefer summer: biking around the island, swimming, exploring,outdoor cafes, hiking etc.

Charming! Don't think of there in winter!

Look forward to going there again.

Wow! And we have this gem in Michigan!

This looks like one of those Christmas villages you put on your mantel...beautiful!

Like a painting--always wanted to spend the summer there--but winter looks good, too, if only I could do cold

Its always been so beautiful therel

Mackinaw Island is a special place. I have never been there during the winter, but have visited a friend whose family has a house across from Jack's livery stables during the summer. It is gorgeous no matter what time of the year it is!

This is just to cool. Wish I could be there.

I was there in the winter too I flu over in Feb. close to - 0 But it was beautiful !

Question for all year round islanders... Do you feel grateful for living there? Do you ever get sick of living there. As tourists, we live the Island. Always wished we lived there full time. Just wondering how you feel.

Giselle Ethier-Kidd doesn't the island so pretty in winter one day we will go up there to see all this and ride snowmobiles lol!

It looks enchanted, doesn't it? Lovely!


December 30, 2015


Wednesday December 30th, 2015 - 5:55 pm

Joann's Fudge of Mackinac Island

The snow finally arrived on Mackinac. So beautiful! ... See MoreSee Less

The snow finally arrived on Mackinac. So beautiful!

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How beautiful is that...

How pretty!!!


Beautiful! Looks like a postcard๐Ÿ˜

so pretty-just like a step back in time


Never been there in the winter, it's on my bucket list.

So beautiful!!

Bucket list!!

My fave

Is anything open in winter on the island?

Nicole we should sneak away one winter !

That's a pretty picture.


I love Mackinac Island, especially during Lilac Festival!

OK, I will go!!!!

Kim Brown - Beautiful but you know me - Brrrrrrr!!!!!! :0)

So beautiful

Love Mackinac,


We are going back to the Island in June. We're bringing Juliana.


So beautiful! This picture looks like a post card! ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿผโ„๏ธโ˜ƒ

I hope everyone there enjoys the freedom to zip around the island on your snow machines!!!



Mackinac Island Photos – Instagram

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