Top 32 Michigan Snow Tubing Hills, Sledding, Tobogganing This Winter! FUN Winter Activities + Map | Upper Peninsula, Northern, Southwest, Southeast MI


Top 32 Michigan Snow Tubing Hills, Sledding, Tobogganing This Winter! FUN Winter Activities + Map | Upper Peninsula, Northern, Southwest, Southeast MI 

By: Sherry Trautman | Travel-Mi.com | Last updated: December 15, 2022

Oh my gosh, Michigan snow tubing, sledding and tobogganing are an absolute blast! These fun activities get you outside, exercising and enjoying Michigan's winter!  I've tried to deny that winter even happens but its inevitable....so, I've decided to embrace it!

  • Winter tubing in Michigan is a great winter activity that gathers family and friends together. So start planning a fun day out!

*Be sure to check your intended snow tubing spot's Facebook or webpage for hours, rules, reservations, fees and updates before you leave your home. 

Keep reading for the best snow tubing locations in Michigan!


Frequently Asked Questions

Where can you go winter tubing in Michigan? Below is a list + map of the top 30 snow tubing hills in Michigan

What is the biggest sledding hill in Michigan? Timberlee Hills claims the title of the biggest tubing/sledding hill in Michigan.


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Best Snow Tubing in Michigan - Lower Peninsula Locations

Check out these incredible places to go snow tubing in Michigan! 


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Binder Park Golf Course - Winter Sports Park - Tons of FUN Winter Activities!

Where: 7255 B Dr. S. Battle Creek, MI 49014

Binder Park Golf Course's Winter Sports Park is a great family destination for winter activities including sledding, tubing, cross country skiing, snowshoeing, etc.  Equipment will be available for use and the warming house will be open only Saturdays and Sundays. 


Bowers School Farm Winter Park - Bloomfield Hills Near Detroit

Where: 1219 E Square Lake Rd, Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 

Slide down one of the coolest sledding hills in Metro Detroit! It's also super fun to go snow tubing in the evenings under the glow of their twinkly lights! Awesome winter tubing in Michigan!

**Begins early January but you need to buy your tickets early as they sell out. We recommend getting your tickets in early December when they go on sale.


Boyne Mountain Ski Resort in Boyne Falls for Tubing, Ice Skating

Where: 1 Boyne Mountain Rd, Boyne Falls, MI 49713. Top Notch Tube Park

If you love tube sledding in Michigan, check out Boyne Mountain! Simply grab a tube, hook it on to the conveyor, then turn around and take a seat! Their Top Notch lift will take you to the top of the hill! 

  • This popular Michigan winter activity fills up fast, so guests must reserve their tubes online or at the Adventure Center!


Burchfield Park - Mid Michigan, South of Lansing

Where: 881 Grovenburg Rd, Holt, MI 48842

Sled down their two sledding hills, one for little kids, and one for the more daring! Snow tubes are available to rent. Monday - Thursday snow tube rentals are closed, but the hill remains open, you may bring your own sled.  

  • They also have a toboggan run and ski trails. Concessions: Self-serve hot chocolate. There is a vehicle entrance fee at Burchfield Park. 


Cannonsburg Ski Area Snow Tubing

Where: 6800 Cannonsburg Rd NE, Belmont, MI 49306. Great snow tubing near Grand Rapids MI.

*Tubing is online reservation only.

Snow tubing is fun for kids and adults alike at Cannonsburg Ski Area! Their fast and fun tubing lanes also have a magic carpet, ensuring your group gets maximum laps! 


City Forest Sledding Hill and Toboggan Runs - Midland Michigan


Where: 2840 E Monroe Rd, Midland, MI 48640. 

Chris and I love going sledding and tubing at Midland City Forest each winter.  It's a very short walk from the parking area to the chalet and snow tubing area. You will need to bring your own sleds or tubes. 

Tobogganing: Their toboggan runs are the one of the last remaining toboggan runs in the state of Michigan so you need to check it out! There are two toboggan run towers approximately a tenth of a mile from each other.

  • Snow Making: When conditions are favorable (15-17 degrees), snow is made on-site for the hill.



Speaking of Midland, check out our recommendations for a Fantastic  Michigan Winter Getaways! Midland is one of them!


Double JJ Sledding Hill - Fun Snow Tubing + Tow Rope To Pull You To The Top of The Hill!

Where: 5900 S Water Rd, Rothbury, MI 49452. 

Fly down a 660-ft run and let the tow rope pull you back to the top.  Warm up around the bonfire or inside at the snack shack where you’ll find hot cocoa, beer specials, and treats.


Echo Valley - Kalamazoo, Southwest Michigan, Tobogganing and Snow Tubing + Tow Rope!

Where: 8495 E H Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49048.  

Echo valley now has a heightened and expanded tubing hill! They have a large supply of covered tubes in two different sizes. Echo Valley also has a tow rope with a paved and heated walking surface. Meet your friends for a fun day of tubing excitement at Echo Valley!

Great Michigan tubing in Kalamazoo!


Hickory Hills Ski Area - Traverse City

Where: 2000 Randolph St, Traverse City, MI 49684. 

Alpine & Nordic Skiing, Sledding, Disc Golf and More!


Five Pines Ministries - Nighttime Snow Tubing Hills and Cross-Country Skiing!

Where: 6597 Smith Rd, Berrien Center, MI 49102.

Come on out to enjoy Five Pines' five-lane, 400 ft. snow tubing hill!  Plus, at night the ride is even more exciting as it is lighted for nighttime fun!​ Awesome snow tubing in Southwest Michigan.

  • If you love to go cross-country skiing, Five Pines has groomed cross-country ski trails.  

 

Hanson Hills Recreation Area - Grayling

 Where: 7601 Old Lake Rd, Grayling, MI 49738

Their tubing hill is located right next to their ski slopes and they have a tow rope where you will be towed back to the top to do it again!

Reservations are highly recommended!


Hawk Island Park - Michigan Snow Tubing in Lansing with Magic Carpet!

Where: 1601 E Cavanaugh Rd, Lansing, MI 48910. East of Grand Rapids. 

Hawk Island is one of Michigan's most popular snow tubing destinations. Make your reservations early.

Rush down one of their several thrilling 16 ft wide sculpted snow lanes and drop 50-60 feet over a course of 500-600 feet! A magic carpet uphill conveyor lift will bring you back to the top of the hill to do it all again! Snow making machines are used.

  • Enjoy their outdoor fires with hot chocolate, s'mores and other snacks.  There is a vehicle entrance fee at Hawk Island.


Kensington Metropark - Awesome Michigan Sledding Hill

Where: 4570 Huron River Parkway, Milford, MI 48381

Kensington Metropark offers a very fun sledding hill to enjoy all winter long! No rentals are available so you must bring your own sled or tube. There is an entrance fee to Kensington Metropark.


Mt. McSauba - Charlevoix in Northern Michigan

Where: 9223 Mt McSauba Rd, Charlevoix, MI 49720.

Rated one of the top three small ski areas in the U.S. by Ski Magazine, Mt. McSauba offers affordable family skiing and is a winter recreation playground. They have an ice skating rink with a warming cabin on the south side, a lighted sledding hill on the north side and behind the towering dune, a cross-country ski trail. So many Michigan winter activities!


Mt. Holiday - Snow Tubing Traverse City

Where: 3100 Holiday Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686.

Mt. Holiday requires reservations for snow tubing as the number of tubes available each hour are limited. Fun Snow Tubing in Traverse City this winter!


Muskegon Luge Adventure Sports Park in West Michigan

Where: 462 N Scenic Dr, Muskegon, MI 49445. 

Did you know the Muskegon luge track is one of only four luge tracks in the United States?  It's the only Kunstbahn track (German for artificial track) made from natural ice and not refrigerated. The luge track is 850 ft. long and was designed by three-time Olympian Frank Masley. The Muskegon track provides an Olympic thrill that first-timers can handle. This Michigan luge track has six curves and two starting areas. 


Meyer Broadway County Park

Where: 59475 County Park Dr, Three Rivers, MI 49093. 

Bring your own tube and have a blast on the hill!


Otsego Resort in Northern Michigan

Where: 696 M-32, Gaylord, MI 49735

Otsego Resort offers the best skiing, snowboarding, snow tubing, cross country, and snowshoeing around!  They have:

  • Skiing + Rental and Lessons
  • Snow Tubing
  • Snowshoe Rentals and Snowshoeing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Pilates/Fitness center


Petoskey Winter Sports Park

Where: 1100 Winter Park Ln, Petoskey, MI 49770.

Perfect for sledding, ice skating, hockey, skiing and snowboarding. There is a limited supply of sleds for use if you do not have your own.

Petoskey Winter Sports Park features a warming house with a fireplace, concession stand, drinking fountain, free wireless Internet access, TV and restrooms. Board games are available to checkout and weather permitting, a campfire area is available on the weekends. The park typically opens in late December and closes in mid March.


Rolling Hills Winter Park - South East Michigan Near Detroit

Where: 7660 Stony Creek Rd, Ypsilanti, MI 48197 

In winter, the park features a sledding hill, a half mile of cleared walking trail, three miles of groomed cross-country ski trails (weather permitting). Winter equipment is available for rent.


Shanty Creek Resort - Northern Michigan

Where: 5780 Shanty Creek Rd, Bellaire, MI 49615

Does Shanty Creek have snow tubing? Yes!  Summit Mountain’s Alpine Tubing Park is a blast! Book your snow tubing soon!

What can you do at Shanty Creek? 

  • Alpine Tubing
  • Dogsledding
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Fat Tire Biking


Snow Snake Ski & Golf - Central Michigan Region

Where: 3407 E Mannsiding Rd, Harrison, MI 48625. 

Snow tubing is on a first come first serve basis, they even have connected tubes so you can ride with your small children!  


Snowy Ridge Park (Commerce Township Parks)

Where: 753 Welch Rd #601, Commerce Charter Twp, MI 48390 

Snowy Ridge Park is located on the west side of Welch Road, just south of the Township Wastewater Treatment Plant.  It's the area's only sledding hill!


The Highlands at Harbor Springs

Where: 600 Highland Rd, Harbor Springs, MI 49740.

Fantastic tube sledding in Michigan!  Their incredible Tubing Park is an 800-foot-long tubing run! The speed builds quickly, sending you racing down your lane!  Popular for both kids and adults. 

You can go fat tire biking in the snow, cross-country skiing, rent their Sno-Go Bikes or go snowshoeing also!  


Timberlee Hills - Northern Michigan Snow Tubing Near Traverse City

Where: 10484 S Timberlee Dr, Traverse City, MI 49684. Snow Tubing Traverse City

Located just minutes from Traverse City, in beautiful Leelanau County! Timberlee Hills is Michigan’s largest no-lane snow tubing hill. It's easy to get up the hill on their tow rope. Perfect for families and friends!


Timber Ridge - Southwest Michigan Near Kalamazoo

Where: 07500 23 1/2 St, Gobles, MI 49055. 

Are you looking for a great way to enjoy winter in Michigan? Come on out to Timber Ridge just west of Kalamazoo and go snow tubing!  Glide down one of nine tubing lanes at Timber Ridge Ski Area and then take the NEW moving sidewalk lift up!  Snow tubing is offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.  


Treetops Resort in Gaylord - Extreme Tubing-Sidewinder and Thunderstruck with Conveyor! + Skiing, Snowboarding, Sleigh Rides!

Where: 3962 Wilkinson Rd, Gaylord, MI 49735.

Extreme Tubing: Check out Treetops' new Extreme Tubing runs! Their brand new tubing runs have banked turns returning you to the bottom of the slope and at the point where the new conveyor lift will return you to the top.

  • Treetops offers guided snowshoe hikes, skiing, snowboarding, culinary events and more!  Check out their winter sleigh ride dinners.

If you love tube sledding in Michigan, check this place out! Book your activities early!

Oh, and they also have dog sledding! Speaking of, dog sledding is such a popular Michigan winter activity!  See Where to go Michigan Dog Sledding!

If you'd love to embark on a sleigh ride this winter, check out our Favorite Places for Michigan Sleigh Rides!


Winter Tubing in Michigan - Upper Peninsula Locations

Big Valley Ski and Tube - Snow Tubing in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Where: Hamilton Lake Road (428), Newberry, MI.

Tubes are available for rent.  


Doc Holle’s Silver Mountain - Snow Tubing in Michigan's Upper Peninsula (St. Ignace)

Where: located at the intersection on Cheeseman Road and US-2, St Ignace, MI. 

St Ignace Silver Mountain offers snowtubing rentals, warming chalet and snack bar. Snowshoe trail on site. Snowboarding and skiing may be available depending on snow conditions.


John & Melissa Besse Sports Park - Snow Tubing in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Where: 900 N Bluff Dr, Gladstone, MI 49837. Located near Escanaba in Michigan's Upper Peninsula.  

The Gladstone Ski Hill features Michigander's fun winter activities including downhill skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing. This is one of the only tubing hills in Michigan's Upper Peninsula with a return lift - less work!


Mont Ripley Ski Area

Where: 49051 Ski Hill, Ripley, MI 49930

Mont Ripley Ski Area in Michigan's Upper Peninsula near Houghton-Hancock offers skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing for Michigan Technological University and the public. As the oldest ski area in Michigan and snowiest city in the Midwest, Mont Ripley is a fantastic alpine town experience.  They offer twenty-four challenging trails, terrain park, tubing park, 440' vertical drop over 112 acres, and a stunning scenic overlook of the Keweenaw Waterway.


Mt Zion Ski Hill

Where: E4946 Jackson Rd, Ironwood, MI 49938.

Mt Zion Ski Hill is the Upper Peninsula hotspot for the Midwest SnoCross that happens mid-December. Mt. Zion is a public ski hill located on Gogebic Community College's campus and offers views of "Big Snow Country" while downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowboarding, snowtubing, or snowshoeing. Mt. Zion Ski Hill also offers "learn to ski/snowboard" programs that are perfect for children and beginners of all ages.


Snow Tubing Parks at Ski Brule - Michigan's Upper Peninsula

Where: 397 Brule Mountain Rd, Iron River, MI 49935

If you like to sled, you’ll love snow tubing at Ski Brule! Snow tubing is such a fun Michigan winter attraction you don’t want to miss it!  Climb on a tube and fly down to the bottom of the snow tubing park.  Ski Brule offers two types of snow tubing, Whitewater Snow Tubing Park and Homestead Snow Tubing park.

Whitewater Snow Tubing Park  

The Whitewater Snow Tubing Park involves being towed on a tube (tubes are provided) to the top of the snow tubing park. Less work!

Homestead Snow Tubing Park 

Tubing is located at the mid mountain Homestead Lodge.  Homestead Tubing is traditional tubing (walk up the hill style snow tubing) and suitable for all ages.   


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