Whether you want to rent skis or bring your own, there are plenty of locations open for cross-country skiing in Detroit and Southeast Michigan. The following list includes recreation areas that offer the best resources for new skiers, as well as state, county and Metro parks.Macomb County
- The Brighton State Recreation Area (a State Park) has trails ranging from 2 to 18 miles
- Huron Meadows MetroPark in Brighton has a ski center with heat, snacks and ½ day ski rental for $10 on weekends.
- Kensington MetroPark in Milford has over 12 miles of groomed trails through various terrains, including a golf course. It also has a ski center with heat, snacks and ½ day ski rental for $10 on weekends.
Washtenaw County: The Hudson Mills MetroPark in Dexter has over 6 miles of trails, a ski center with heat, snacks and ½ day rental for $10 on weekends.