Current Trail Condition Reports
The Grayling area offers miles of exceptionally well-groomed cross country ski trails for the novice to the expert, and ungroomed, pristine trails for snowshoeing or back-country skiing.
Complete Cross Country Ski Shops in the Grayling Area
Cross Country Skiing Trails in the Grayling Area
comments by Dick Fultz of the Cross Country Ski Shop
|Cross Country Ski Headquarters||8 loops, 1km to 8 km||novice to advanced||5% hilly, 40% moderate, 45% flat||track set / skating lane||yes||yes|
|Forbush Corner||20km+||novice to advanced|
"Sets the standard for world-class grooming."
|5% steep, 45%hilly, 35%moderate, 15% flat||track set / skating lane||yes||yes|
|Hanson Hills Recreation Area||loops of 2km to 12km||novice to advanced|
"one of the nicest trail systems in the state."
|60% hilly, 30% moderate, 10% flat||track set / skating lane||yes||yes|
|Hartwick Pines State Park||18+ miles||novice to intermediate||3% steep, 7% hilly, 60% moderate, 30% flat||track set||no||yes|
|Mason Tract Pathway||10+ miles||novice to intermediate|
"One of the most beatiful trail systems for skiing. A narrow machine-set single track follows the AuSable river."
|5% Hilly, 85% moderate, 10% flat||none||no||no|
|North Higgins Lake State Park||10+ miles||novice to intermediate|
"Great area for skiing - hilly enough to keep it interesting."
|20% hilly, 30% moderate, 50% flat||track set / skating lane||no||no|
|Rayburn's||2 miles of paved trail||novice|
"2 mile point to point trail that crosses the AuSable River on a wooden bridge."
|Wakeley Lake||16+ miles||novice to intermediate|
"Crawford County's Walden Pond - it is a sanctuary of nature & quiet."
|25% hilly, 55% moderate, 20% flat||none||no||yes|