Best Traverse City Cross Country Skiing Trails

The Traverse City area has 5 cross country ski trails out of the 41 cross country skiing areas found in Michigan.

  October 7, 2020

Located in Michigan, the cross country skiing in Traverse City is known for five fun and beautiful XC ski routes. The best Traverse City cross country skiing based on popularity are considered to be VASA Trail, Muncie Lakes Pathway, Shanty Creek, Lost Lake Pathway, and Alligator Hill Trail. For a detailed Nordic ski trail description and printable trailhead map, just select a Traverse City cross country skiing trail below.

Where Can I Cross Country Ski In Traverse City?

FEATURED:  Shanty Creek

  Traverse City, Michigan

  July 24, 2016

Northeast of Traverse City near Bellaire, the Shanty Creek cross country ski area has 31.5 kilometers of hill and dale to skate and glide. The trails are groomed and gorgeous winding through evergreen forests and snow-laden hardwoods straight from a storybook.