Lost Lake Pathway Cross Country Skiing

The 45th most popular XC Ski in Michigan.

Southwest of Traverse City and northwest of Interlochen, the Lost Lake Pathway is a 6.3 mile loop. While known in the summer for the hiking, this trail system is open in the winter to cross country skiers. The popular Shore To Shore Trail is nearby as well.

Note: There is no official trail map for this area.

Overall, Lost Lake Pathway is the 45th most popular cross country ski area of all 49 Nordic ski destinations in Michigan.


Local Contact(s):  MDNR (231) 922-5280; Traverse Visitors (616) 947-5075; Michigan Tourism (800) 543-2937; Traverse City Tourism (800) 872-8377.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Jan. - Feb.

Average Difficulty:  Easy

Base Camp:  Lake Dubonnet State Forest Campground (231) 922-5280

Breakfast Restaurant:  The Omlette Shop, Traverse City

Reference Source:  click here http://www.michigandnr.com/parksandtrails/

Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/3/2016

ID:  21180


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