All the Ways to Winter

Manistee County is the perfect destination for outdoor recreation, and winter is no exception.  Start planning your winter escape today!

SNOW DAY ADVENTURES

Our winter trails welcome visitors to explore on snowshoes, XC skis or fat tire bikes, our lakes and rivers attract anglers and paddlers, and for those looking to stay warm indoors, we have great live entertainment options.

Whether you are an experienced winter adventurer, or you want to try something for the first time, Manistee County is just the spot to enjoy some sun and snow.

chair and sled on frozen lake

DECEMBER – FEBRUARY

Average Winter Snowfall: 94″

Average High Temperature: 32

Average Low Temperature: 20

 

snowmobiler on winter trail
xc skiers in woods

WINTER AWAITS

FIND YOUR PERFECT SPOT

01

SNOWSHOEING & XC SKIING

With over 150 miles of trails to explore, Manistee County invites you to experience spectacular winter vistas and deep woods exploration. 

02

BREWS & SPIRITS TOUR

Our self-guided Brews & Spirits Tour is a great way to get familiar with Manistee. Take a trip to local brewpubs, wineries, and distilleries for a taste of the region.

03

FAT TIRE BIKING

The groomed trails of the popular Big-M Recreation area offer both beginner and advanced riders great trails for winter fat tire biking close to downtown.

04

SNOWMOBILING

Connected to a multi-county system of over 450+ miles of snowmobile trails, Manistee County is the perfect spot for your next sledding adventure.

05

DOWNHILL SKIING

Located between Caberfae Peaks and Crystal Mountain, Manistee County is the perfect central location for your next downhill ski trip to Northern Michigan.

06

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

From live music at a local pub to the big stage at Little River or the Ramsdell, Manistee offers diverse entertainment to make your trip memorable.

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