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XC Ski by Lantern Light – Hartwick Pines State Park will again be offering an special evening ski event where skiers will have a chance to enjoy one of the park’s groomed ski trails by lantern light. The ski night will be from 6pm to 9pm on Saturday evening January 14.
Over 75 lanterns will be lit along the 1.25 mile, groomed cross-country ski trail. The Michigan Forest Visitor Center will be open and visitors are welcomed to “thaw out” (or cool down) in our warming room where hot beverages (cider, tea, coffee and hot cocoa) and snacks will be offered. There is no charge to participate in the evening ski event however a Mi.Recreation Passport is required to enter the park.
If you cannot make it to this evening event, please come visit us during the day and enjoy skiing on over 15 miles of groomed cross country ski trails. For further information and for current ski and snow conditions, please contact the Michigan Forest Visitor Center at (989) 348-2537.