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DNR groomed cross country trails

1/25/2009 - By MDNR

Here's a list of DNR groomed cross country ski trails for this winter, some groomed by volunteer organizations.

GO-Get Outdoors Event at Fayette Historic State

1/25/2009 - By Michigan DNR

Fayette Historic State Park will host the park’s third annual “GO-Get Outdoors” winter activity on Saturday, Jan. 31 from 6 to 8 p.m. The event includes old fashioned kerosene lanterns on the unique Bluff Trail.

Vasa trail grooming is up with increased snowfall

1/9/2009 - By Missy Luyk

With record snowfalls this season, TART groomers have groomed the trails 20 times already! That’s over 500 miles and approximately 170 on-trail hours!

Tea and Ski with JoJo Winters

1/2/2009 - By CXC Skiing

CXC Elite Team Athlete Jojo Winters recently spent the morning with area women practicing skate and classic technique on the Birkie Trail.

Winter Trails Day at Hartwick Pines on Jan 10

1/2/2009 - By MDNR

Hartwick Pines State Park will celebrate Winter Trails Day, Saturday, Jan. 10, in conjunction with the national event, now in its 14th year, that encourages the public to get outdoors in winter and spend a day on the snow.

US Forest Service Drops Appeal for Drilling Plan Near Mason Tract

12/28/2008 - By Sierra Club

In a major victory for anglers, hikers and canoeists, the US Forest Service has dropped its appeal of a Federal Court decision to protect the Mason Tract and nearby Au Sable River from oil and gas drilling.

Birkie opens new classic trail

12/19/2008 - By Cherie Morgan

We are very excited to announce that the new Classic Trail is open for skiing

Lantern Light Cross-Country Skiing at Porcupine Mountains

12/14/2008 - By MDNR

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, located on the south shore of Lake Superior near Silver City in Ontonagon County, is offering cross-country skiing by lantern light again this winter.

Great Thanksgiving in West Yellowstone

12/12/2008 - By US Ski Team

But for the last two years, the Yellowstone Ski Festival's world-wide reputation for having reliable snow before anyone else in the lower 48 states has been put to the test. And, once again, local organizers have been up to the task!
Hanson Hills photos
Hanson Hills photos

Hanson Hills photos

12/10/2008 - By Mike Muha

A few photos from hanson Hills over the weekend

Give to TART

12/7/2008 - By Bob Wick

Many are prepping for taxes and planning their year end philanthropy. At TART Trails, year end is the most important time of the year to be remembered by our friends.

Winter Camping in Michigan Parks

12/6/2008 - By MDNR

The Michigan Department of Natural Resources wants to remind winter outdoor enthusiasts that there are state parks and recreation areas that remain open to offer camping opportunities throughout the winter season.

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MON, FEB 18, 2019

Gourmet Chili Bar
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

WED, FEB 20, 2019

Nordic Ski Nights
Nubs Nob, Harbor Springs, MI

THU, FEB 21, 2019

Barnebirkie Youth Ski Tour
Hayward, Wisconson

SAT, FEB 23, 2019

Team NordicSkiRacer Junior Ski Club skiing
Huron Meadows Metropark, Brighton, MI

Mason Tract Ski Tour (Michigan Backcountry Ski Series)
Chase Bridge Rd. Trailhead, Mason Tract Pathway, Roscommon, MI

Wild Woods Loppet
Wildwood Pathway, West parking lot, between Petoskey and Indian River on Wildwood Road

Free Cross Country Ski Lesson (XCHQ)
Cross Country Ski Headquarters, Roscommon, MI

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