Boasting over 180 inches of annual snowfall and heavily wooded rolling terrain, the Gaylord area offers some of the most enjoyable and challenging Cross Country Skiing in Michigan. Whether you’re a beginner or expert skiier, you’re sure to have a great time on the trail systems that suit your taste. It is also not uncommon to see plentiful wildlife out on the trail. Our facilities range from rustic and scenic at the Pigeon River State Forest, to elegant and expertly groomed.
Downhill Skiing - extremely popular for the snow lovers that come to Gaylord. Treetops Resort offers 23 downhill ski runs, tubing run, terrain park, as well as instructions. Otsego Club & Resort offers private skiing offering short lift lines, 27 runs and a tubing park.
Cross Country Ski Trail Resources:
Our facilities range from rustic and scenic at the Pigeon River State Forest, to elegant and expertly groomed. Be sure to download your X-Country Skiers Guide; a complete guide to maps and information on ten scenic cross-country ski trails in the beautiful north woods of the Gaylord area. In addition if you'd like to view or download a Visitor Guide click here. You can also request to have one mailed to you.