Riders stay with us on the Big Manistique Lake because we're centrally located in the heart of the UP!
You can ride right from your cabin. We have access to trails by road (H42 to Trail 43 that cuts right through Curtis) of by the lake in all 4 directions connecting to all 2,500 miles of trails across the Upper Peninsula!
BEST UP SNOWMOBILING GROUPS and SITES
LOCAL GROOMERS (for precise and up-to-date local trail reports)
These folks are volunteers and work extremely hard to keep the trails in the Central UP cleaned up for great riding. If you ride, you know how important groomers are to your experience! Here's our local groups to join and support them:
THE UP SNOWMOBILE MUSEUM
If you're interested in snowmobiling, this is worth a visit! It's just about 30 minutes from the resort and a great place run by great people with all you've ever wanted to know about snowmobiling and its history.
MICHIGAN SNOWMOBILE TRAIL PERMITS
Resident and nonresidents of Michigan that operate snowmobiles on public land in Michigan are required to purchase a snowmobile trail permit. The trail permit enables snowmobilers to ride state-designated trails, public roads and public lands (where authorized).
From 2021 - 2026 trail permits are $52 each. They are valid from Oct 1 - Sept 30 each year. State-designated trails are open Dec 1 - March 31.
Purchase your trail permits:
UP SNOWMOBILING MAPS & GUIDES
Most riders today use the Polaris RideCommand App to find their way around.
UPSnowmobiling.com has a wide variety of UP Snowmobile Trail Maps here.
But it's always nice to see the official maps. Here's the most up to date Michigan Trail Maps from the Michigan DNR:
County Specific Maps (with more details):
All MI County Trail Maps List here.
Fish and Hunt in Downtown Curtis usually also has extensive trail maps available.
We know you want flexibility. That's why we have a 100% risk-free guarantee. Just cancel at least 30 days prior to your arrival for a full refund of any deposits paid. Book today!