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.
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.