Hiawatha National Forest

ST. MARTIN Cross Country Ski Trail

St. Martin hiking/walking/cross country ski trail is maintained by the St. Ignace Ranger District of the Hiawatha National Forest. Located in the Hiawatha National Forest the St. Martin ski trail was completed in 1992.

The trail is rated as easy to moderate. Tall grass and no defined treadway makes locating the trail difficult. The beginning of the trail is located near the first pond approximately 1/4 mile south of M-134 on Search Bay Road (FR-3436).

Points of interest
O outstanding opportunities to view wildlife, particularly in the cedar areas which are part of the St. Martin deer yard. Eagles and hawks also tend to winter in this area and are visible in tall trees along Search Bay Road.

Trail Facts
Trail Type: Hiking/Walking, X-Country Skiing
Trail Distance: 3 mi. Loops: 2
Shortest: 1.5 mi Longest: 3 mi.
Trail Surface: Natural
Trail Use Fee: None
Method of Ski Trail Grooming: yes
Skiing Ability Suggested: Novice
Hiking Trail Difficulty: Easy
Mountain Biking Ability Suggested: NA
Terrain: Steep 0%, Hilly 0%, Moderate 40%, Flat 60%
Camping: None
Directions to Trailhead:
6 miles west of Hessel on M-134

Michigan Atlas & Gazetteer Location: 94A4.106D4

County Location: Mackinac