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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

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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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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.

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

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

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

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!

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

Wish I was there right now.

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!

i HAVE A COUSIN dARIN cARLSON WHO LIVES ON iSLAND YEAR AROUND !!

πŸ™πŸ» 🌎 🌍 🌏 2️⃣0️⃣1️⃣6️⃣ Been there in the summer but never winter. It looks so beautiful.

Always beautiful and always magical!

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

Look forward to going there again.

It looks enchanted, doesn't it? Lovely!

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

Love this place! Love all the snowmobiles!

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

Wow! And we have this gem in Michigan!

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

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

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

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

Its always been so beautiful therel

Charming! Don't think of there in winter!

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December 30, 2015

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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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Beautiful!!!

How beautiful is that...

How pretty!!!

Lovely

Beautiful! Looks like a postcard😍

so pretty-just like a step back in time

lovely

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.

finally.

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,

Beautiful

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

Beautiful!

So beautiful! This picture looks like a post card! πŸ’•πŸ‘ŒπŸΌβ„οΈβ˜ƒ

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

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Wednesday December 30th, 2015 - 3:57 pm

Caddywampus

Lots of people arriving on the Island for the New Year celebration.... ... See MoreSee Less

Lots of people arriving on the Island for the New Year celebration....

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Beautiful. Looks like a postcard.

I wish I was one of them !

Just added it to my bucket list.

πŸ™ I decided to stay home, should have made the drive!

Fun!

How I wish I was one of them!!

Wish I was there! Beautiful pictures, it's amazing how it can feel like your in a different world on the island

Are there still dock porters in the winter? It was always fun to see how high they'd get the bikes piled with luggage in season.

So jealous!

Nice pics, looks like a postcard πŸ™‚

Wish I was there

I met a lady on plane to PLN Sunday night from Australia. She was on her way to the Island for New Years eve - hope she has a great tine on her holiday and a warm coat! .

All is right on the Island as winter arrived for the last of the Holidays! Happy New Year to all!

Glad to finally see some snow!!!!

My group next year!

See you tomorrow!

So cool!! Beautiful place to be.. Xox

Happy New Year Mackinac Island β™‘

Wow so beautiful. Would love to go

Mackinaw island?

just said tonight we need to make plans to go back this spring

Looks like fun!

Thank you Caddywampus for posting pictures of this beautiful place.

Nice pictures! Hey would you be willing to share pictures to our group, We are addicted to Mackinac Island,Michigan? It is a new group and would be muchly aplreciated!

I want to be there!!

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Mackinac Island Photos – Instagram

Here are the latest photos of Mackinac Island via Instagram (hashtags #mackinac or #mackinacisland).

Do you have an instagram account? Tag your Mackinac Island instagram photos with #mackinac or #mackinacisland and they will appear here in our Mackinac Island Instagram Photo Stream.
 

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