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The Nordic trails are now closed for the season.

Cross Country Skiing in Northern Michigan

Shanty Creek’s northern Michigan beauty is renowned. Few activities showcase the splendor like cross county skiing the 30km of groomed and track set trails. The Nordic Skiing Center at Cedar River Village offers cross county skiing rentals or lessons. Stay at Shanty Creek Resorts this winter and experience some of the finest Michigan cross country skiing available.

If you have your own nordic ski equipment, cross country skiing trail heads can be found at all three of Shanty Creek’s resort villages.

Shanty Creek Resorts offer a variety of lodging packages to fit your needs while enjoying cross country skiing in Michigan.

Cross Country Skiing Trail Map

Choose from over 30km of beautiful Michigan cross country skiing trails.

2017/18 Cross Country Skiing Packages

Visit the Nordic Ski Center at Cedar River Village for snowshoe and cross county skiing rentals, lessons, or for more information.

1 Day
Adults (13 & Up) $10
Children (12 & Under) $5
1 Day
Adult Cross Country Equipment Package (13 & Up) $15
Child Cross Country Equipment Package (12 & Under) $10
Cross Country Skating Package (13 & Up Only) $15
Snowshoes $15
Nordic Center Daily
Hours of Operation 9a-5p


Make Shanty Creek Resorts your Michigan cross country skiing destination.