Cross Country Ski Headquarters is Pure Michigan. Come revel in Michigan’s coolest season in the heart of Lower Michigan on the nationally recognized trails of Higgins Lake’s Cross Country Ski Headquarters. Centrally located in northern Michigan’s snowbelt just three miles from I-75 and nine miles from US 127, we feature more than 10 miles of “Ginzu” groomed trails for all abilities where you can glide on freshly set tracks, or skate corduroy lanes. Cross Country Ski Headquarters offers a ski school with 4 PSIA Certified instructors.
Warm up or cool down beside the fieldstone fireplace in our stone Turtle Day Lodge while enjoying our famous homemade gourmet chili, soups and hot Panini sandwiches as well as sweet treats. You are welcome to bring your own picnic lunch!
Demo or rent the latest in skis, snowshoes, and other gear for the trail. Browse apparel from Sport Hill, The North Face, Columbia, Under Armour, and more! We can also outfit you with a complete ski package. We are unsurpassed in brand offerings for X-C Skis. Then head for more fun on nearby trails through the AuSable River’s fabled Mason Tract or Grayling’s Hanson Hills Recreation Area. Cruise the virgin white pines of Hartwick Pines State Park, or the trails of North Higgins Lake State Park, or the hardwood Ogemaw Hills north of West Branch. One visit and you’ll know why we are Michigan’s cross country ski experts! Plan your visit with daily trail condition reports, maps, online store and much more at www.crosscountryski.com