Northern Michigan Snowshoe Articles

Explore the U.P.’s Spectacular Eben Ice Caves Near Marquette

For all of our travels to the Upper Peninsula over the years, with our three kids and sometimes just the two of us, we somehow missed a pretty...

Eat, Drink, Ski, Hike, Explore on These Northern Michigan Tours

An added bonus to Northern Michigan food and drink tours? Many offer opportunities for outdoor excursions either onsite or close by. Here are a few...

Two Brothers Share a McKeever Cabin Adventure in the UP

Two brothers discover a winter challenge when they ski to McKeever Cabin in the Upper Peninsula—along with the refuge of warm fires, gorgeous...

Meet the Woman Who Built Traverse City’s Recreational Trails

The vision, drive and sheer passion of Julie Clark has built TART (Traverse Area Recreational Trails), a nonprofit that has us recreating on...

Winter Weekend Fun in Bellaire & Shanty Creek Off the Slopes

Looking for a Northern Michigan ski weekend getaway that isn't all about the slopes? Bellaire, and nearby Shanty Creek Resort, have something for...

Walk, Bike, Ski These TART Trails in Traverse City Region

These TART trails, in and around Traverse City in Northern Michigan, provide an array of options for biking, hiking, skiing or a casual stroll in...

Boyne Highlands’ Enchanted Trail Offers Dazzling Light Display

Boyne Highlands Resort in Harbor Springs has opened a new winter attraction called The Enchanted Trail. Walk down it to see a dazzling display of...

Chain of Lakes Region in Winter? Grab Your Snowshoes

While most paddlers of the Chain of Lakes in Antrim County have hung up their boats for the year, we encourage you to still get out and explore by...


Northern Michigan Snowshoe Trails & Adventure Tips

Snowshoe Traverse City's Brown Bridge Quiet Area

Snowshoe to Waterfalls in the Upper Peninsula

3 Snowshoe Hikes: Easy, Moderate, Advanced

Winter on Mackinac Island...Snowshoe, Fat Tire, Ski & More!

Hit These Winter Winery Trails...Then Wine!

Ten Natural Area Snowshoe Hikes You'll Love

39 Days...Snowshoeing the North Country Trail in Winter

Chain of Lakes in Winter? Grab Your Snowshoes

Upcoming Northern Michigan Events

07may01octSmall Works Holiday Exhibition - Call For Entry(may 7) 9:00 am - (october 1) 5:00 pm Glen Arbor Arts Center

28may(may 28)9:00 am19aug(aug 19)3:00 pmFood Is Art / Art Is Food(may 28) 9:00 am - (august 19) 3:00 pm Glen Arbor Arts Center

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18jun(jun 18)10:00 am04sep(sep 4)5:00 pmBeneath the Moon and Under the Sun: Landscape Paintings by Heidi A. Marshall(june 18) 10:00 am - (september 4) 5:00 pm Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey, 461 E Mitchell St, Petoskey, MI 49770

18jun(jun 18)10:00 am04sep(sep 4)5:00 pmPast Is Present: A Dart Featured Artist Retrospective(june 18) 10:00 am - (september 4) 5:00 pm Crooked Tree Arts Center - Petoskey, 461 E Mitchell St, Petoskey, MI 49770

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Northern Michigan Winter Trails Videos

  • Heritage Trail Winter
  • Choosing Snowshoes
  • Winter Trails Day Celebration on the VASA Trail
  • The Beauty and Adventure of Winter on Mackinac Island

Northern Michigan Winter Outdoors Videos

  • Pictured Rocks Ice Caves
  • Ice Boats
  • Sleeping Bear Point in Winter
  • Winter Trails Day Celebration on the VASA Trail
  • Frankfort Lighthouse Ice Video
  • Sleeping Bear Dunes Winter
  • Leelanau Ice Caves
  • Smelt Fishing Through the Ice, Part 1
  • Smelt Fishing Through the Ice, Part 2

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