Oakland County Cross Country Skiing

Oakland County Cross Country Skiing and Ski Rental – There are plenty of parks and places in Oakland County and Metro Detroit to cross county ski. Premier trails for cross country skiing. Several parks in Oakland County offer cross country ski rentals.

Oakland County Parks and Recreation even offers cross country skiing courses and classes at their Cross Country Ski School program held every winter.

Oakland County Cross Country Skiing Trails 

Oakland County Cross Country Skiing / Birmingham Cross Country Skiing – Lincoln Hills Golf Course Cross Country Skiing
2666 W 14 Mile Rd Birmingham, MI 48009, 248-530-1670
The Lincoln Hills Golf Course is open for winter sports (cross country skiing and sledding), weather permitting, from 10a until 5p. Guests are encouraged to call the clubhouse on a daily basis to ensure it’s open.

Oakland County Cross Country Skiing / Clarkston Cross Country Skiing – Independence Oaks County Park
9501 Sashabaw Road, Clarkston, MI 48348, 248-625-0877
Independence Oaks features some of the best Oakland County cross country skiing. Independence Oaks provides cross country skiing opportunities on nearly 10 miles of groomed trails throughout the scenic park. Independence Oaks cross country skiers can find warming areas and heated restrooms available for convenience. Cross country ski equipment rental is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 9a-4p.

Oakland County Cross Country Skiing / Highland Cross Country Skiing – Highland Oaks County Park Cross Country Skiing
6555 Milford Road, Highland, MI 48442, 248-858-0906
Highland Oaks has several Oakland County Cross Country Skiing trails (ungroomed) for hiking or cross country ski use. Cross country ski rental is not available at this park. Daily pass or annual vehicle permit required. Please purchase prior to arrival as permits are not always available at the park.

Oakland County Cross Country Skiing /Holly Cross Country Skiing – Rose Oaks County Park Cross Country Skiing
10400 Fish Lake Road, Holly, MI 48442, 248-858-0906
Rose Oaks offers cross country skiing on their ungroomed trails. Cross country ski rental is not available at this park. Daily pass or annual vehicle permit required. Please purchase prior to arrival as permits are not always available at the park.

Oakland County Cross Country Skiing / Lake Orion Cross Country Skiing – Orion Oaks County Park Cross Country Skiing
2301 Clarkston Road, Lake Orion, MI 48360, 248-858-0906
Enjoy Oakland County Cross Country Skiing on more than 10 miles of ungroomed trails. Orion Oaks County Park does not offer cross country ski rental. Daily pass or annual vehicle permit required. Please purchase prior to arrival as permits are not always available at the park.

Oakland County Cross Country Skiing / Leonard Cross Country Skiing – Addison Oaks County Park Cross Country Skiing
1480 West Romeo Road, Leonard, MI 48367, 248-693-2432
Addison Oaks has Buhl Lake Trail, a 2.5 mile trail for cross country skiing and 19 miles of marked (but not groomed) trails for cross country skiers to explore. Bring your own skis as cross country ski rental is not provided. Vehicle entry fee to the park is required to ski.

Milford Cross Country Skiing – Kensington Metropark Cross Country Skiing
Kensington Metropark – (4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48380, 810-227-8910, metroparks.com)
Kensington features more than 12 miles of groomed trails for cross country skiing. Ski rental is available at the golf course and rental will be available from 10a-5:30p (weather permitting). Kensington has a Ski Center that has a food service when conditions for skiing are ideal. Cross country ski trail maps are available at the Ski Center, the toll booths or the park office. Vehicle entry fee to the park is required to ski.

Rochester Hills Cross Country Skiing – Spencer Park Cross Country Skiing
3701 John R Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307, 248-656-4657
Spencer Park has 3 miles of non-groomed trails for cross country skiing and does not rent cross country ski equipment. Spencer Park only opens when ice conditions are suitable for ice-skating so even if cross country ski conditions are suitable, the park won’t be open if the ice conditions are not suitable. Call ahead to check.

Shelby Township Cross Country Skiing – Stony Creek Metropark Cross Country Skiing
Stony Creek Metropark – (4300 Main Park Rd, Shelby Twp, MI 48316, 586-781-4242, metroparks.com)
If you live on the east side of Oakland County, Stony Creek Metropark has over 13 miles of marked trails for country skiing. Stony Creek provides cross country skis to rent at their golf course clubhouse (weekends only). Vehicle entry fee to the park is required to ski.

White Lake Cross Country Skiing – Indian Springs Metropark Cross Country Skiing
5200 Indian Trail, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-625-6640
Features 12 miles of trails suited to accommodate beginner and intermediate cross country skiers. Indian Springs Metropark does not provide cross country ski rental. Vehicle entry fee to the park is required to ski.

Wixom Cross Country Skiing – Lyon Oaks County Park Cross Country Skiing
52221 Pontiac Trail, Wixom, MI 48393, 248-858-0906
6 miles of ungroomed trails are available at Lyon Oaks County Park for cross country skiing. Please purchase prior to arrival as permits are not always available at the park.

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This page is intended to be used as a guide. Oakland County Moms does not endorse these events. Oakland County Moms is not responsible for changes to event descriptions, event times or details being altered without notice or cancellations.

For more info on Oakland County Cross Country Skiing, visit Oakland County Parks.