In upper Lower Michigan, the Gaylord area has several cross-country ski trail systems with over 300 km of groomed tracks. The Marsh Ridge Resort has 20 km of groomed trails, with 4 km lighted for night skiing. The Wilderness Valley XC Ski Center has 63 km of trails groomed for in-line and skate skiing. Also, see the Garland Resort.
Overall, Wilderness Valley is the 42nd most popular cross country ski area of all 49 Nordic ski destinations in Michigan.