Winter in Big Snow Country
SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
The Western U.P. of Michigan is “Big Snow Country” and there are plenty of ski resorts in the area to keep even the most enthusiastic and adventurous skier busy! Whether your interests are in downhill or cross-country we offer a multitude of options. Ski and ride four incredible resorts in one amazing area. Big Powderhorn Mountain, Blackjack Mountain, Indianhead Mountain and Whitecap Mountain! Click here for more info.
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Each Western U.P. snowmobiling adventure is unique and exciting, as there are over 2000 miles groomed trails, unplowed logging roads, secluded National Forest trails throughout our area. Explore a Western U.P. winter and share the experience of a Western U.P. snowmobiling vacation with your family and friends. It’s what snowmobiling is all about. Because when natural beauty, brilliant exhilaration and good times come together, the sensation is Pure Michigan. Big Snow Country is a Snowmobiler’s Paradise. This heavy snowfall gives you, the rider, the very best conditions and trails. Click here for more info.
CROSS COUNTRY SKIING – SNOWSHOEING
Michigan’s Western U.P. offers over 100 KM of Cross Country Ski Trails. Pisten Bully groomed for skating and diagonal striding, and backcountry ski/snowshoe trails of varied terrain.
Western Upper Michigan is well known for its ice fishing. Whether you’re looking to hook walleye, perch, whitefish, bass, lake trout, northern pike or a variety of pan fish – the Western U.P. has got you covered even during the winter months. Click here for more info.
Looking for somewhere to strap on the skates? Our area offers several outdoor areas and an indoor skating venue too.
Indoor Skating – Pat O’Donnell Civic Center
Outdoor Skating – Sunday Lake Area, west side rest area.
Big Powderhorn Lodging Association
Mount Zion– Feel the exhilaration as you slide down the mountain on your tube. Then sit back, relax and enjoy the ride as you are pulled back to the top for another run.