Michigan Ski Resorts is a guide to ski and snowboard areas in Michigan.
Ski Areas in Michigan
Skier friendly Bittersweet offers night skiing, complete snow making and grooming, huge lift capacity and a
friendly helpful staff to make your visit pleasurable.
Ski with the professional staff at our PSIA member ski school. Beginners will gain skills and confidence to ski all of the slopes, while intermediates and advanced skiers can improve their techniques and polish their style.
The exclusive "TOP GUN" snow makers ensure Bittersweet will be open early and late in the season with…
Mount Bohemia is unlike any other ski area in the Midwest. Much of our terrain is very advanced or expert only, even by "Rocky Mountain" standards.
The Mount Bohemia destination resort promises expert skiers and snowboarders not only the Midwest's highest vertical (900'), but also the deepest powder.
In fact, it would be hard to find better snow anywhere!
Bohemia's extreme back country offers real adventure, whether its launching off the legendary Apex or Horseshoe chutes or cruising…
When it comes to midwest skiing, one need not look any further than Marquette Mountain. With the largest day area in the UP, skiing is plentiful. And with tons of natural snow and top notch man made snow, the skiing is fantastic.
When it comes to the mountain, it's hard to beat Marquette. With 25 runs and over 600 feet of vertical, there is plenty of mountain to keep everyone busy. And if crowds are not your thing, try the night skiing to get away from the masses.
Marquette Mountain is…
Managed and operated by the Grayling Recreation Authority, Hanson Hills is a local's favorite that is great for riders of all ages. Enjoy all sorts of winter pursuits including a great XC course.
Tubing at its finest is what you will find at Hanson Hills Recreation Area. Adjacent to the ski slopes, this fun filled activity is perfect for children and adults alike. Take an exhilarating ride down the slope on a tube where you will end up at the base of the hill right next to the tow rope…
The lucky recipient of great Midwestern snowstorms, Snow Snake draws snow lovers who enjoy winter fun. Along with snow tubing, Snow Snake offers great family fun for all ages. Not just a winter destination, Snow Snake offers great golf in the summer, as well as zip lining.
Avalanche Bar and Grill is the cozy mountainside lounge that overlooks the ski hill. It’s a great place to unwind after a great day of skiing or riding, have dinner and an adult beverage, or just share some laughs…
Snow It First, Snow It Last
Ski Brule provides the best possible snow conditions at all times.
Ski Brule is known for the longest season in the Midwest.
On average, Ski Brule's season is six months! That's almost a month longer than the average Rocky Mountain season and three months longer than the average Midwest season.
Snowboarders are welcome on all of our trails.
Rapids and Snowshoe parks offer table tops, spines, boxes, the occasional GAP jumps and a large 1/4…
Pine Mountain was started when ski-trains fueled the resorts. Skiers had hours to get to know each other on the way to ski Pine. Many friendships and other cherished relationships were forged during a ski trip. Now Pine Mountain Resort is bringing back the old time family skiing with good values, friendly service, and family fun for everyone.
Pine Mountain has skiing for the entire family. The Easy Bunny area has it's own tow rope and easy access to the triple chair when the novice is…
Mt Brighton is located in southeastern Michigan.
Twenty-six trails serviced by 17 lifts provide skiers with terrain for every ability level. Snowboarders are welcome, and there is night skiing.
Mt Brighton has 100 percent snowmaking coverage, covering all 130 skiable acres.
The Ski School offers private and group lessons in alpine skiing and snowboarding. Children's programs include Mogul Mouse for kids ages 4 to 7 and Bump Busters for ages 8 to 12. Pre-registration is necessary for…
Mt Holiday - Our Community's History, Our Children's Future
Since 1949, Mt Holiday has provided affordable skiing for families in the Grand Traverse area. Originally part of the Fife Lake State Forest land, the bay-view hills were cleared by a group of young businessmen looking for something to do during the slow Traverse City winters. As locals gave time and money, the ski area grew to its present 12 run size. And so began the tradition of a locally supported ski area.
Mt Holiday is a…
If you enjoy beautiful surroundings, a variety of scenic tree-lined slopes and plenty of skiing fun, then Alpine Valley is your ski area.
A short drive brings you to the largest and most picturesque ski area southern Michigan has to offer.
This family-oriented ski area features 25 scenic slopes serviced by 10 chairlifts and 7 rope tows.
You are sure to find just the right slope for your skiing ability among the choices at southeast Michigan's largest ski area.
Expert skiers will…
Nestled in Groveland Township near Holly, Michigan, there's no other ski area quite like Mt. Holly. Everything you need is right here with 7 chairlifts including Southeastern Michigan's only High-Speed detachable quad, 5 rope tows, and two SunKid Wonder Carpets.
Mt Holly has a complete Alpine and Snowboard equipment rental, expertly groomed trails, and world-class ski and snowboard instructors. Its spacious Bavarian lodge provides two cafeterias, a fireplace room, a lounge with two…
The Department of Parks and Recreation staff welcomes you to the Winter Sports Park. For your safety please observe all rules and regulations. The Winter Sports Park provides a community venue for many popular winter recreational activities.
Included within the park are designated areas for sledding, ice skating, hockey, and skiing or snowboarding. The ice rinks are resurfaced daily. The ice skate rental fee is $5.00 per pair. Admission to the park is free. The WSP also has a…
The Ski Bowl at Mulligan’s Hollow was established in 1960, with a mission to provide area youth with affordable winter snow sports in a family oriented environment.
The Ski Bowl is a unique community asset, providing winter recreational opportunities for thousands of area residents and tourists.
The city of Grand Haven, the Tri-Cities YMCA and area municipalities, with the help of many volunteers continue to work together to ensure the future operation of the Ski Bowl.
The Ski Bowl’s…
Nobody has better snow than we do!
Located on the campus of Gogebic Community College, Mt Zion is the oldest winter recreation complex in “Big Snow Country”. Owned and operated by GCC, Mt Zion is open to the public. This complex also serves as a laboratory for the college’s nationally recognized Ski Area Management Program.
Mt Zion is well known for very reasonable rates, numerous “Learn to Ski and Snowboard Programs” for children, and our snowtubing park.
Featuring beautifully wooded hills, Timber Ridge offers skiing and snowboarding in beautiful Southwest Michigan. From gentle slopes to steep bruisers, this hill has plenty to offer anyone. Take advantage of easy runs to get your skills in shape or hit the bumps for some real action.
Timber Ridge has grooming machines with state-of-the-art attachments that help meet the challenges of constant skier use and Mother Nature's continually changing conditions. With more snowmaking guns,…
Skiing at Indianhead means bracing fresh air and a mountain top view of a million acres of wilderness forests stretching all the way to the Ottawa National Forest, Lake Superior and Canada. With a unique setting and complete resort village, Indianhead's lodging offers you a variety of accommodating choices.
Indianhead's professional Ski School offers everything from beginner programs to snowboarding, moguls and racing. Also, America's largest recreational ski and snowboard racing…
Caberfae Peaks Ski Resort is located 12 miles west of Cadillac in Northern Michigan.
Caberfae has some of the longest and best ski runs in the Great Lakes Region.
With 34 runs covering 200 skiable acres and a vertical of 485 feet, you will find terrain to suit every ability level.
Novices will enjoy learning in their own area, complete with their own chairlift. Experts will find challenging terrain at Caberfae Peaks, including the double black diamond I-75.
Facilities for the…
For more than 60 years, BOYNE has been perfecting the ultimate winter getaway with a wide variety of activities to enjoy with family and friends. Experience the finest in Michigan downhill skiing, snowboarding and tubing as well as value priced and luxurious accommodations.
Ski and ride 60 runs, parks and cross country trails then celebrate with friends in a spacious condominium. Alternately, stay in the resort's Mountain Grand Lodge and Spa, with settings reminiscent of famed Swiss and…
Located in the heart of Michigan's ski country, Nub's Nob Ski Area has been delivering "First Class and Friendly Skiing" for more than 53 years. Consistently awarded gold medals for snow quality, value and service, and rated the #1 ski area in the Midwest by Ski Magazine three years in a row. Nubs Nob is a family owned operation and skiing is their ONLY business. With a high quality focus on family and fun, Nub’s is the local ski area of choice. People who return each season have come to…
From the first class ski school to the well stocked ski shop, everything you need is at Norway Mountain. Located just outside Iron Mountain, Norway is better and closer than you think!
Welcome to Swiss Valley Ski Area. Located just 9 miles North of the Michigan Indiana border, Swiss Valley is the closest Michigan ski area to Chicago and Indiana.
Swiss Valley Ski & Snowboard Area is a great place for families, beginners and those that want to be challenged! With two terrain parks, a separate learning area and long carvable intermediate and advanced runs, Swiss Valley offers something for every skier and snowboarder. Swiss Valley also offers live music most weekends in…
From beginner to experienced skiers and boarders, Shanty Creek has something for everyone. Schuss Mountain has earned its reputation as the "Best Downhill Terrain in the Midwest." And with four terrain parks, a half pipe, more glade runs, and the best groomed snow, Shanty Creek Resorts offers the best lift ticket value in Michigan.
Boyne Highlands is located north of Harbor Springs and Petoskey, near the tip of Michigan's Lower Peninsula.
Rated in America's top five for snowmaking, Boyne Highlands has 55 runs over 430 acres making it Michigan's largest resort. The longest is more than 6600 feet; it offers a vertical drop of 552 feet; one high-speed quad superchair; three quads; four triples, and two magic carpets.
Boyne Highlands features a snowboard half-pipe, as well as 35 kilometers of groomed cross-country…
Looking for great conditions? Head to Pine Knob where snow guns cover the mountain all winter long. This dedication to snowmaking allows for great conditions all winter long.
Whether you are a novice or an expert, head to the Knob for great riding and fun times for all.
Welcome to Cannonsburg Ski Area!
Our Goal is to offer more than just a lift ticket. Cannonsburg offers the highest vertical in Southwest Michigan, one of the largest terrain parks in the midwest, and a great local experience you won't find anywhere else.
Continuous grooming and snowmaking assures every skier and snowboarder from the newest beginner to the most advanced rider will have the best possible terrain and conditions we can offer. With a quad, triple, and double chair, several…
Nestled in a wooded setting just 15 minutes from Lake Superior (a natural "snowmaking machine"), Big Powderhorn Mountain is a picture-perfect winter vacation resort.
Abundant snowfall, trails groomed to perfection, unforgettable mountain top views around every turn and friendly staff are just a few reasons to ski here.
Three peaks drop more than 622 feet with 26 trails served by nine double chairs.
With more than 300 chalets, condos and rooms to choose from, Big Powderhorn offers…
Apple Mountain offers every skier and snowboarder - beginner to advanced - the opportunity to enjoy their favorite winter sport just a few miles from home.
Located in the heart of the Great Lakes Bay Region in Freeland, MI Apple Mountain is fast earning a reputation for great family fun. The Learn-to-Ski and snowboard programs attract beginners of all ages.
Apple Mountain has a quad chairlift, 11 runs, night skiing, 100 percent snowmaking capabilities, state of the art grooming…
Crystal Mountain is a year-round ski and golf resort in Michigan's northwest lower peninsula, 30 miles southwest of Traverse City.
This 1,500-acre resort offers 58 slopes on a 375-foot vertical, serviced by seven lifts and two surface carpets.
Terrain parks, ski-cross course on North Face, daily NASTAR races, night skiing and extensive snowmaking on 98 percent of its skiable terrain offer winter fun for all ages and abilities.
Crystal Mountain's 30 kilometer cross-country trail…
Treetops Resort, in the heart of Northern Michigan's snowbelt, is a perfect family getaway.
Treetops is located just outside the Alpine Village of Gaylord. It receives an annual snowfall of 175 inches, which provides the ideal setting for fantastic Alpine and Nordic skiing.
Twenty-three downhill runs wind their way through the majestic hardwood forest that covers the 80-acre winter park.
Snowboarders are welcome at Treetops. They are allowed on the entire ski area and share The…
Blackjack Ski Resort is nestled in the beautiful Black River Valley in the Lake Superior snowbelt of Michigan's western Upper Peninsula and has become a weekend hideaway for local skiers and destination skiers. With lower lift ticket rates, it is a great place for families on a budget.
Forty percent of the runs are designated black diamond runs and several intermediate runs are quite challenging for experts.
The "rustic" base lodge has everything from a ski apparel shop, rentals,…
AMERICA’S FRESHWATER RESORT - Northern Michigan’s largest waterfront resort community, located next to Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore, a unit of the National Park Service. Along with its unmatched natural setting and miles of frontage on Lake Michigan and the Crystal River, The Homestead offers downhill skiing, snowboarding, ski school, Terrain Park, NASTAR racing as well as cross country skiing, snowshoeing and ice skating during the winter months. Enjoy lodging in one of our four…
Porcupine Mountains Ski Area is a unit of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park and is located in Michigan's western Upper Peninsula.
With skiing dating back to 1940, Porcupine Mountains was one of the first alpine ski areas to be developed in the Midwest. And with a vertical drop of 641 feet, that also makes it one of the Midwest's tallest.
Located on the shore of Lake Superior, the largest freshwater body of water on the planet, the scenery is unsurpassed. Panoramas of the lake…