Skiing & Snowshoeing

Peek-A-Boo Cross Country Ski Trail

North of M-129 on Blindline Road, West on State Avenue. The trails is off of State Avenue at the Les Cheneaux Community Schools running track, east of the township landfill. Sponsored by the Les Cheneaux Nordic Ski Club. Approximately 4-5 miles of groomed trails.

Search Bay Back Country Ski Trail

Five miles west of Hessel on M-134 at Search Bay. Trail head is marked and accessible from M-134.

Alpine Skiing & Snowboarding

An adventerous winter day trip and a drive south to the Harbor Springs area (about 1 hour and 15 minutes) will land you among the Midwest’s best downhill skiing and snowboarding at Nub’s Nob and Boyne Highlands.

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Local Forecast
Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 11/26 20%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High 31F. Winds light and variable.
Thursday 11/27 70%
Snow during the morning will transition to snow showers during the afternoon. High 26F. Winds NNE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 70%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.
Snow Showers
Friday 11/28 40%
Snow Showers
Variable clouds with snow showers. High 27F. Winds SSE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of snow 40%. Snow accumulations less than one inch.

Upcoming Events

September 1: Les Cheneaux Historical and Maritime Museums open for the holiday
September 1-6: Northeaster Dory Boat Building Class, 9 am – 5 pm, Great Lakes Boat Building School, Cedarville
September 4-6: 109th Stalwart Agricultural Fair, Stalwart (East of Pickford)
September 13: Free Plant Exchange with Les Cheneaux Beautification Committee, 9 am – 12 pm, Cedarville Community Center
September 27: 3rd Annual Jersey Mud Run, Taylor’s Pit, Cedarville

October 2-4: Fall Festival, “Stal-Fest”, Stalwart
October 18: Pickford Fall Fest, Pickford Township Park, Pickford

November 1-14: Sign up for Pickford Historical Society’s 50/50 Buck Pole, Pickford Historical Museum
November 5: Les Cheneaux Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner, Meeting and Awards
November 7-8: Pickford Historical Museum Quilt Show, 10 am – 7 pm, Downtown Pickford
November 11: Veterans Day Open House, Pickford Historical Museum, Downtown Pickford
November 15: Opening Day of Deer Season
November 28-30: Les Cheneaux Holiday Festivities, Decorated Tree Auction, Museum Open House, Tree Lightings
November 29: Les Cheneaux Christmas Bazaar, Les Cheneaux Community Schools, Cedarville
November 29: Small Business Saturday – “shop local” event with fun and prizes

December: Horse Drawn Sleigh Rides, Northwoods Christian Camp, Pickford
December 6-8: Les Cheneaux Historical Museum Open House and Tree Auction, Cedarville
December 6: Santa’s Run for Beer, begins and ends at the Islander Bar, Hessel
December 7: Breakfast with Santa, Lions Club, free, 7-11 am, Cedar Cove, Cedarville

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