Michigan's Upper Peninsula Ski Resorts Map and Mountain Statistics
The Upper Peninsula of Michigan is surrounded on 3 sides by water and borders Wisconsin to the southwest. This part of the state is wilderness at its best with heavily forested areas, waterfalls and mountains. Michigan’s largest state park, Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park is found here with over 90 miles of hiking trails. Experience a variety four seasons of outdoor activities including boating, fishing, hunting, kayaking, snowmobiling as well as skiing and snowboarding. Visit one of the friendly communities in this more remote area of Michigan such as Ironwood, Hancock, Marquette and Paradise.
There are 8 ski resorts found in the Upper Peninsula. Ski Brule and Big Powderhorn are 2 of the top ski resorts in Michigan. Activities include skiing, snowboarding, tubing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing and tubing. This is snow-belt country and receives on average over 200 inches of annual snowfall. Hancock, home to Mont Ripley Ski Resort has been named the 3rd snowiest city in North America. Lodging is available mountainside at some of the resorts but you also have the option of staying closer to town in your own vacation condo rental, chalet rental or home rental. Owner Direct prides itself on offering a variety of styles of vacation rental properties at various prices in order to suit your needs and budget.