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Where To Ski Lansing, MI

December 20th, 2014 by Corey A. Edwards

Ski Lansing!So you say you want to strap on some skis or showshoes and get out into that winter wonderland. Great – but where does one go to ski Lansing, MI? Allow us to tell you!

Michigan is home to 3,000 miles of cross country skiing trails and has beautiful terrain for snowshoeing. Michigan ranks second in the nation for number of skiing areas found across the state. While it’s true most of the bigger, Michigan ski resorts are a ways off, there are numerous, easily accessible areas to snowshoe or ski Lansing and the Lansing area:

Mount Brighton
Mt. Brighton offers 26 trails spread over 130 acres of skiable terrain and features modern chairlifts using EpicMix Technology, enhanced learning terrain, and innovative terrain parks. Downhill, cross-country, snowboarding, and snowshoeing.
Mount Brighton
4141 Bauer Rd.
Brighton, MI.
For more information, visit the website: www.mtbrighton.com

Fitzgerald Park and The Ledges
Fitzgerald Park is a 78-acre, day use park and home of the Ledges: a series of natural, rock outcroppings that line the banks of the Grand River. Always a home to outdoor activities like basketball, disc golf, and kayaking, in the winter Fitzgerald Park offers two miles of cross country ski trails, a great sledding hill, and snowshoeing.
Fitzgerald Park
133 Fitzgerald Park Drive
Grand Ledge, MI
For more information, visit the website: http://www.eatoncounty.org/departments/parks-department/120-departments/parks-department/320-fitzgerald-park

Woldumar Nature Center
Woldumar Nature Center, in Lansing, is situated along the Grand River with 1.25 miles of shoreline, with more than 5 miles of trails on 178 acres of woodland, prairie, river-side and pine forest! Cross-country skiing and snowshoeing is permitted anytime between dawn and dusk. Woldumar represents one of the most diverse ecosystems in the region – so keep your eyes peeled for wildlife!
Woldumar Nature Center
5739 Old Lansing Road
Lansing, MI
For more information, visit the website: www.woldumar.org

Fox Memorial Park
Fox Memorial Park is a l00 acre park that is open for skiing and snowshoeing during the winter season and includes a small, kidney shaped lake that happens to be both available and excellent for ice skating!
Fox Memorial Park
3981 E. Gresham Hwy.
Potterville, MI
For more information, visit the website: www.eatoncounty.org/departments/parks-department/county-parks/120-departments/parks-department/322-fox-memorial-park

William M. Burchfield Park
William M. Burchfield Park has over 500 acres of scenic woods, trails and beach criss-crossed throughout by the Grand River. Burshfield Park offers plenty of cross country skiing trails and equipment rentals, a pond for ice-skating, hills for tobogganing, a winter snack bar, and a winter warming lodge.
William M. Burchfield Park
881 Grovenburg Road
Holt, MI
For more information, visit the Burchfield Park web page: http://pk.ingham.org/Parks/BurchfieldPark.aspx

Lansing Ski Lodging
No matter what brings you to the area, your Lansing vacation is made complete with a stay at English Inn Restaurant and Pub, in Eaton Rapids. We’re here for you with ten guest rooms and private baths, queen size beds, cable television, a complimentary coffee service that arrives at your door each morning and a delicious breakfast that is part of your stay. We also feature a full service, fine dining restaurant along with an English pub on our historic and lush premises – book your stay, now!

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