Michigan Ski Resorts

Michigan is home to more than 40 ski resorts. A cluster of resorts are located in the Upper Penninsula. Blackjack and Indianhead Mountain Resort have merged and offer an interchangable pass. Boyne Highlands, located in North Michigan has the state's longest ski run. Northern Michigan is home to some of the best cross country skiing in the US.
Lutsen Mountains
Mid-America's largest & highest ski area. 4 mountains. 95 runs. 1000' vertical. 'Mountain skiing without the airfare'.
Granite Peak-Largest Ski Area: WI or Michigan
Mountain Skiing in the heart of Wisconsin! 700 vertical feet and 74 runs! 65 acres of tree-skiing and 5 terrain parks! An experience that towers above the rest!
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South Michigan
250 ft vertical, 20 trails, 10 lifts
CLOSED - open soon
Cannonsburg Ski Area is located at 6800 Cannonsburg Road, Belmont, Michigan.
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North Michigan
485 ft vertical, 34 trails, 6 lifts
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/10
Some of the longest and best ski runs in the Great Lakes Region. 12 miles west of Cadillac in northern Michigan. It has a large day lodge plus ski-in/ski-out Lodging with an outdoor heated pool & hot tub.
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South Michigan
220 ft vertical, 12 trails, 5 lifts
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/17
Located in the heart of the tri-cities, Michigan, Apple Mountain is a great place to learn to ski and snowboard and has a quad chairlift and a snowboarding park with a half-pipe.
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South Michigan
300 ft vertical, 25 trails, 14 lifts
CLOSED - Plans to reopen TBA
Southeast Michigan's mountain of fun with a variety of scenic tree-lines slopes. Alpine Valley has expanded its snowmaking capabilities. It now has three distinct terrain parks and a half pipe for all ages and abilities. They are located 12 miles West of Pontiac.
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Upper Peninsula
600 ft vertical, 25 trails, 4 lifts
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/10
One of the most challenging ski area in Michigan. Located just a few miles from beautiful Lake Superior, Marquette Mountain is easy to get to from downtown Marquette.
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Upper Peninsula
900 ft vertical, 81 trails, 2 lifts, 585 skiable acres
CLOSED - open soon
The resort is located on the Keweenaw Peninsula, Michigan. Mount Bohemia is a resort that offers expert skiers and snowboarders real adventure. The lake effect snow is dry similar to western resorts and accumulates as powder which is untouched because they do not groom.
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225 ft vertical, 11 trails, 4 lifts, 125 skiable acres
CLOSED - open soon
A complete 1,000 acres winter and sports park located in Grayling, Michigan. The nordic trails are groomed for skate skiing.
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180 ft vertical, 14 trails, 5 lifts, 45 skiable acres
Mt. Holiday was formed in 1949 and in 1999 became a volunteer non-profit corporation. Their mission is to provide the community with four seasons of educational and outdoor recreational activities. The ski hill is located in Traverse City, Michigan.
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300 ft vertical, 9 trails, 2 lifts, 20 skiable acres
Mt. Zion is located on the campus of Gogebic Community College. It is the oldest winter recreation complex in Big Snow Country and serves as a laboratory for the college's ski are management program.
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1300 ft vertical, 6 trails, 5 lifts, 7 skiable acres
CLOSED - open soon
Mulligan's Hollow has gone through a few transformations since originally being farmland in the late 1800's. It was used as a Boot Cam for training the Coast Guard during WW2 and then in 1963 the last standing building was converted into a warming hut for the Ski Bowl. In 1973 it was officially dedicated as a park run by volunteers, the City of Grand Haven and the YMCA. Their mission is to make it an affordable area for people to experience the excitement of skiing and snowboarding.
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Upper Peninsula
500 ft vertical, 17 trails, 6 lifts
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/10
Norway Mountain is a ski hill & resort located in Michigan's beautiful Upper Peninsula. The average annual snowfall is 100 inches with this past 2014 ski season bringing in well above that. There are 175 skiable acres at Norway Mountain with 17+ runs and 2 terrain parks. This ski resort in Norway, Michigan has 500 feet of vertical fun.
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Upper Peninsula
427 ft vertical, 53 trails, 11 lifts, 248 skiable acres
CLOSED - Plans to reopen on Dec 10
Ski fun at Harbour Springs, Michigan. Ski and snowboard on 3 separate peaks.
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North Michigan
358 ft vertical, 31 trails, 5 lifts
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/26
This four season resort and lodging is located in Gaylord, Michigan. They have several glade skiing trails. The ski facilities include 31 slopes, and 5 chair lifts including a high speed quad.
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South Michigan
125 ft vertical, 8 trails, 6 lifts, 55 skiable acres
Pando will be closed for the 2015/16 season.Skiing and snow tubing in Rockford just 15 minutes outside of Grand Rapids, Michigan. Each run has a two rope to get you to the top.
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South Michigan
300 ft vertical, 17 trails, 12 lifts
CLOSED - Plans to reopen on Dec 9
Ski adventure with a fun factor of 10. It is located in Clarkston, Michigan just 30 minutes from Detroit. Find a ski shop for tuning and sales plus a cafeteria serving a variety of foods at the base.
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Upper Peninsula
500 ft vertical, 27 trails, 5 lifts, 160 skiable acres
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/16
Pine Mountain is a four season resort located in Iron Mountain, in the upper peninsula of Michigan near the Wisconsin border. Pine Mountain Slide is known for having one of the better jumping hills. Top ski jumpers from over the world make their way to Pine Mountain to partake in the annual Jump Weekend.
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Upper Peninsula
787 ft vertical, 42 trails, 1 lifts
Porcupine Mountains wilderness state park. Ontonagon, Michigan.
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South Michigan
230 ft vertical, 26 trails, 18 lifts, 130 skiable acres
CLOSED - open soon
Michigan ski resort located in Brighton. 130 skiable acres, 26 trails, 7 chair lifts and 11 surface lifts plus a terrain park.
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South Michigan
350 ft vertical, 20 trails, 15 lifts
CLOSED - open soon
Ski resort located in Otsego, Michigan. Bittersweet is 350 feet vertical, with a total of 20 runs.
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Upper Peninsula
440 ft vertical, 24 trails, 3 lifts, 112 skiable acres
CLOSED - open soon
Small ski center operated by the Michigan Tech University. Located less than a mile east of Hancock. Featuring a chairlift, and T-Bar lifts, Mt. Ripley now has extensive snow making capabilities.
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South Michigan
350 ft vertical, 19 trails, 7 lifts, 100 skiable acres
CLOSED - Plans to reopen on Dec 9
Ski resort nestled in the beautiful Groveland Valley, just one hour north of Detroit and offering skier friendly slopes for the whole family.
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North Michigan
210 ft vertical, 10 trails, 6 lifts
CLOSED - open soon
Ski hill and snowboard terrain park located in Harrison, Michigan. Snow tubing too!
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South Michigan
225 ft vertical, 11 trails, 7 lifts
CLOSED - open soon
Swiss Valley Ski & Snowboard Area is the closest Michigan ski area to Chicago and Indiana.
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North Michigan
375 ft vertical, 15 trails, 5 lifts, 16 skiable acres
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/23
Ski resort on Bay Mountain, in northern Michigan. The exceptional natural setting amidst the natural splendor of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore makes for memorable family vacations. Some of runs are designed for beginners, others for experts. But the views are for everyone.
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South Michigan
240 ft vertical, 16 trails, 10 lifts, 50 skiable acres
CLOSED - open soon
Ski, snowboard or tube in southwest Michigan near Kalamazoo. From gentle slopes to steep bruisers, this hill has plenty to offer anyone.
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North Michigan
225 ft vertical, 23 trails, 7 lifts, 80 skiable acres
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/10
Family skiing in the heart of Northern Michigan's snow belt. Choose to stay, dine and play right on the hill.
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Lutsen Mountains
Mid-America's largest & highest ski area. 4 mountains. 95 runs. 1000' vertical. 'Mountain skiing without the airfare'.
Granite Peak-Largest Ski Area: WI or Michigan
Mountain Skiing in the heart of Wisconsin! 700 vertical feet and 74 runs! 65 acres of tree-skiing and 5 terrain parks! An experience that towers above the rest!
Cannonsburg Ski Area
South Michigan
250 ft
20
10
n/a
CLOSED - open soon
Closed
Caberfae Peaks
North Michigan
485 ft
34
6
n/a
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/10
Closed
Apple Mountain
South Michigan
220 ft
12
5
n/a
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/17
Closed
Alpine Valley
South Michigan
300 ft
25
14
n/a
CLOSED - Plans to reopen TBA
Closed*
Marquette Mountain
Upper Peninsula
600 ft
25
4
n/a
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/10
Closed
Mount Bohemia
Upper Peninsula
900 ft
81
2
585
CLOSED - open soon
Closed
225 ft
11
4
125
CLOSED - open soon
Closed
180 ft
14
5
45
n/a
n/a
n/a
300 ft
9
2
20
n/a
n/a
n/a
1300 ft
6
5
7
CLOSED - open soon
Closed
Norway Mountain
Upper Peninsula
500 ft
17
6
n/a
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/10
Closed
Nub's Nob
Upper Peninsula
427 ft
53
11
248
CLOSED - Plans to reopen on Dec 10
Closed*
Otsego Club
North Michigan
358 ft
31
5
n/a
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/26
Closed
Pando Ski Center
South Michigan
125 ft
8
6
55
n/a
n/a
n/a
Pine Knob Ski Resort
South Michigan
300 ft
17
12
n/a
CLOSED - Plans to reopen on Dec 9
Closed*
Pine Mountain
Upper Peninsula
500 ft
27
5
160
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/16
Closed
Porcupine Mountains
Upper Peninsula
787 ft
42
1
n/a
n/a
n/a
n/a
Mt. Brighton
South Michigan
230 ft
26
18
130
CLOSED - open soon
Closed
Ski Bittersweet
South Michigan
350 ft
20
15
n/a
CLOSED - open soon
Closed
Mont Ripley
Upper Peninsula
440 ft
24
3
112
CLOSED - open soon
Closed
Ski Mt. Holly
South Michigan
350 ft
19
7
100
CLOSED - Plans to reopen on Dec 9
Closed*
16%
Snow Snake
North Michigan
210 ft
10
6
n/a
CLOSED - open soon
Closed
Swiss Valley
South Michigan
225 ft
11
7
n/a
CLOSED - open soon
Closed
The Homestead
North Michigan
375 ft
15
5
16
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/23
Closed
Timber Ridge
South Michigan
240 ft
16
10
50
CLOSED - open soon
Closed
Treetops Sylvan
North Michigan
225 ft
23
7
80
CLOSED - Plan to Open 12/10
Closed
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