Sleeping Bear Dunes –

Winter Recreation Guide

Downhill Skiing & Snowboarding at The Homestead Resort

Two surface lifts, three chair lifts, 15 unique runs, one terrain park.  More views – and memories – than you can count.  Skiing at The Homestead is about the gentle beginner’s slopes and the challenge of the black diamonds.  It’s about testing yourself on the moguls, cruising down the South Face of Bay Mountain towards a warm drink.  Even more than that, it’s about spending time with people you care about, amidst the natural splendor of the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.  Some of our runs are designed for beginners, others for experts.  But the views are for everyone.

That’s why we do so much to make sure they’re easy to enjoy.  If you need to rent equipment, we have the best boots, boards, and skis for people of all sizes and skill levels.  A group, private, or semi-private lesson can help everyone get the most out of their time on the slopes.  And if one member of the family doesn’t feel like skiing, or needs a break, they can enjoy the same great views and unparalleled service at Spa Amira, or Lillyjade, a salon.

Cross-Country Skiing at The Homestead Resort

Trails Adjoining The Homestead

Begin your journey from The Homestead through dense forests and open meadows of the Sleeping Bear Dunes. Plan your ski trip to the north end of the park through historic Port Oneida. Experience historic farmsteads, barns, meadows and beautiful scenery as you ski the Bay View Trail. Download the Bay View Hiking & Ski Trail Map to help you plan your cross-country ski trip.

National Park Trails

Take a short drive to one of the many trails within Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. The park offer a variety of trails and terrain each with its own special beauty. Ski trails are not groomed but they are well traveled. There are ski and snowshoe trail maps available from the National Park Service or visit Michigan Trail Maps.

Nation Park Pass

All trails are on national park land and all skiers are required to carry a national park pass. You can purchase a park pass at The Homestead Reception Center or at Mountain Flowers Lodge. Passes are also available at some national park entrances.

Cross-Country Ski Equipment Rental

Bring your own skis or we offer ski rental equipment for your whole family.

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