Experienced XC Skiers
Highbanks Cross Country Ski Trail This is a linear trail, covering 14 miles of scenic AuSable River bluff, running from Iargo Springs on the west past Lumbereman Monument to Sid Town. This back-country trail is marked but not groomed, and is suitable for novice to intermediate skiers.
Hoist Lakes Trails Longer loops and steeper hills offer an exciting challenge in beautiful surroundings. The trailhead is six miles north of Glennie on the west side of M-65 where parking is available.
Corsair Ski Trails This trail is nestled in the beautiful Silver Valley area, surrounded by 120,000 acres of Huron National Forest. The Corsair system offers 44 miles of groomed and tracked trail with a variety of terrain, being one of the largest groomed trail networks in Michigan.
Eagle Run located two miles west of Oscoda on River Road. The trail runs along the banks of the AuSable River in the Huron National Forest, through mixed hardwoods and pines. The trail consists of 11 miles of groomed loops of varying lengths and difficulty. Trails are 13 feet wide and double packed.
Beginning XC Skiers
Sled Hill (Old Orchard Park) is located eight miles west on River Road. Winter time fun for the whole family. Groomed sled hills.
Reid Lakeoffers six miles of gently rolling trails through an area of many ponds where you can easily find evidence of beaver activity. Parking lot is plowed but the trails are not groomed. The parking area and trailhead are located on the south side of M-72 across from Kohler Road. From Oscoda, follow F-41 north to M-72. Turn west and go 12.5 miles.
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