AlpenaNow.com: Lantern-lit cross-country skiing returns to Cheboygan State Park

cross-country-skiing-01bA popular event is returning to Cheboygan State Park near the end of the month.

An evening of lantern-lit cross-country skiing and hiking will be held from 5:30 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, January 26.

The event will begin at the park trailhead located off Seffern Road, where skiers will find approximately 1.8 miles of groomed and track-set trails lit by lanterns spaced 50 feet apart. Snowshoers and hikers also are welcome to participate.

Visitors can enjoy a bonfire at the trailhead before starting out. A second bonfire with snacks and hot chocolate will be awaiting participants at the Fourteen Foot Shoals cabin located at the halfway point on the trail.

The event will be held, weather permitting. For more information call 231-627-2