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Snow Snake Ski and Golf  has been serving Michigan since 1949. The Brockway family has owned and operated Snow Snake since 1957.  There are six lifts serving 10 runs, including numerous terrain features, and a snow tubing park on 43 acres.  The ski season runs November through March, weather permitting.  Recent additions to Snow Snake include the Zip Line Tours and Rocks and Valleys Off-Road Park. The area is just off US 127, between Clare and Harrison, MI.

Ski Facilities: 210 ft. vertical drop. 30% beginner, 45% intermediate, 10% advanced, 15% terrain park, 1 Triple chairlifts, and 4 rope tows. New last year, a Magic Carpet.

Snowmaking: 50 snowmaking positions with a capacity of up to 1,000 gallons of water per minute... or 12" of machine made snow in a 24 hour period at temperatures of 20° F.

Ski Lodge: 5,500 square feet Bar & Lounge upstairs... Short Order Grill, Rental Shop, Ski Patrol First Aid Facility, Ticket, Ski School Lesson Center, Reception & Group Sales Upstairs.

Ski School Lesson Center: PSIA/AASI certified, 30+ instructors, ski & snowboard lessons for all abilities - both group and private.

Rental Shop Equipment: 350 sets of skis, 100 junior skis, 110 snowboards with strap-in bindings and boots, 20 Snow Blades.

Terrain Park: Jumps, bumps, mounds, rails, table tops, for boarders and skiers only.

Tubing: 2 Handle tows, 4 Tubing Runs, and 160 Tubes. Tubing Vertical Drop 100 ft., Longest run 750 ft.

Zip Line Tours: Start at Ground School, a small 60 foot long zipline to get started, then head to our 10 separate ziplines, including the final TWIN ZIP, over 4,000 ft of cable, reaching heights up to 70 feet.  

Off-Road Park: This off-road park has the typical Northern Michigan terrain that will challenge the driving skills of mild to wild 4 x 4 drivers. The park has over 200 acres of hills, rocks, mud and a variety of trails for different skill levels. Come and explore the many different trails.

 



Play and stay packages are available at Snow Snake with the following hotel:

Doherty Hotel & Convention Center 
604 N. McEwan St.
Clare, MI 48617
Phone 877-2-DOHERTY

www.dohertyhotel.com

 

For other lodging in Clare County checkout the Clare County Convention & Visitors Bureau web site at www.clarecounty.net, Snug Haven Lakeside Resort at www.snughaven.com, or Golf Central Michigan’s website at www.mountpleasantwow.com.