Sand Dunes Cross Country Ski Trail

Area Status: Not Cleared

This is a complex of trail loops ranging from beginner to expert level and from one mile to several depending on the course you chose. Seven scenic trails wind through ancient dunes of Lake Michigan's past shoreline. Loops A though D accommodate skiers from beginner to intermediate levels. Loop E is more challenging with several exciting climbs and descents through the pine and hardwood forests. Loops F and G have steep hills and sharp turns that will prove to be a challenge for even the most advanced skier. the trail is groomed for classic style cross country skiing. There is ample parking and an outhouse at the trailhead. Click here for Ski Trail Condition Reports.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This trail is groomed. The parking lot/trailhead is plowed in winter.
Closest Towns: St. Ignace

General Information


From the intersection of US-2 and I-75 drive west 12 miles on US-2 to Brevoort Lake Road. Turn right (north) and drive 0.4 mile north to the trailhead on the left (west) side of the road.

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XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

10 miles hiking and cross country skiing trail

Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult
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