Crystal Mountain Resort, located in the heart of Benzie County, is recognized as one of the best family ski resorts in the Midwest. Downhill skiers and snowboarders can take to Crystal’s 45 downhill slopes. 40km of cross-country trails, the award-winning Crystal Spa, the Michigan Legacy Art Park, and IACC-approved conference facilities.
Cross Country Skiing
Crystal Mountain Resort has more than 40 km of meticulously-groomed cross-country terrain for you to explore; ranging from gently rolling hills through stands of aspens and oaks, to more challenging black diamond trails that cut across deep valleys and open fields. Be sure to try night skiing on their 4 km of lighted trails for a truly one-of-a-kind experience.
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has many trails for cross country skiing and snowshoeing. The woods and beautiful dunes with scenic overlooks are even more stunning in the winter time. Look for more cross-country ski and snowshoeing resources online soon.