East Tawas, MI 48730
For more information or the latest snow report, call (800) 55-TAWAS.
Trail Length: 44.5 miles
Groomed Classic? Yes
Groomed Skating? No
Trail fee? No
Ski rentals? Yes
Trail Map: Yes
Trail Conditions: Yes
Getting there: Drive to East Tawas on US23 and ask for directions.
Directions to get there: Yes
The Corsair system is one of the largest groomed trail networks in Michigan. Utilizing all ski trail loops, there are 44.5 miles of trails in the Corsair system. They take you through sunny open vistas, into hushed stands of sweet-smelling fir and towering hardwoods, and along the edge of winding ice-locked streams.
The trails are constructed, maintained, and operated by the Corsair Trail Council, Inc. - an eleven-member community VOLUNTEER ORGANIZATION. They operate with a permit from the U.S. Forest Service, which allows use of the forest land for developed skiing and hiking trails. The Corsair Trail Council is recognized for .... having the longest on-going, continuous partnership with the U.S. Forest Service .... in the nation !
Local ski rentals at Nordic Sports Adventure Outfitters, 218 West Bay Street, East Tawas, (989) 362-2001 http://www.n-sport.com.
Travel directions from Tawas:
Travel west on M-55 for 1 mile.
Turn right and travel north on Wilber Rd. for 1 mile.
Turn/Veer left and travel northwest on Monument Rd. for 7 miles:
-Corsair Trailhead - Parking lot is on the left
-Silver Valley Trailhead - Parking lot is on the right
-Wrights Lake Trailhead - Turn right on FR 4102. The trailhead is on the right.