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Welcome to Gaylord, Michigan!

An outdoor paradise for every season and every pursuit.

Breathe in fresh forest air and glide along pristine waterways in Gaylord, Michigan. Here, there’s enough room to roam and enough unspoiled wilderness to go around! Located in the heart of northern Michigan, Gaylord is the perfect place to gear up for adventure and unwind in nature. Bountiful forest trails, winding rivers, over 90 sparkling inland lakes, and four seasons make Gaylord the ultimate outdoor playground and oasis.

And while our rustic beauty will captivate you, we also offer a more manicured outdoor experience. The Gaylord Golf Mecca beckons golfers to stay and play with 17 championship courses where greens stretch as wide as the sky.

Downhill Skiing

Downhill Skiing

Gaylord’s two premier resorts offer downhill fun for all ages and skill levels! Find the freshest up north powder on the slopes of Treetops and Otsego Resort.

Snowshoeing & XC Skiing

Snowshoeing & XC Skiing

When the snow falls, our trails transform into a paradise for cross-country
skiers and snowshoers. Enjoy these “silent sports” as you meander through our heavily wooded, rolling countryside.

Winter Rafting 101

Winter Rafting 101

Float through some of the loveliest, most peaceful forests in our area on a guided rafting trip down the Sturgeon River. Winter Rafting 101 answers all your questions – and, no, you will not get wet!

Winter Top 10

Winter Top 10

Don’t just walk in our winter wonderland – ski it, float it, fish it, sled it and sail downhill on it! Our ultimate winter checklist is full of ideas for frosty fun this season.

Snowmobiling

Gaylord’s got dibs on the sweetest snowmobiling in the state! Find trail reports, popular routes and rentals.

Downtown

Hit the Town

Gaylord may be known the world over for its outdoor recreation opportunities, but that’s only half the charm. Shop, sip, sample, and savor the best of Gaylord’s downtown scene.

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