Petoskey Sports Park is a ski area located in the state of Michigan in USA. The resort is in the town of Petoskey, MI.
We recently ranked all of Michigan's ski resorts, so you can see where Petoskey Sports Park stacks up against all its nearby ski hills!
Petoskey Sports Park is not a part of any nationwide lift ticket system. Passes such as Epic, IKON, or Mountain Collective allow pass holders to ski at multiple mountians with a single purchase. Unfortunately, none of those passes with with Petoskey Sports Park. To purchase season passes, you'll need to visit Petoskey Sports Park's website.
There are numerous options to stay at Petoskey Sports Park around the resort. Check out the available options with the form below.
Petoskey Sports Park Terrain Overview
Petoskey Sports Park has a total of 1 ski trails, which are serviced by 1 ski lifts, gondolas and/or trams. Petoskey Sports Park is considered a smaller than average ski area, with only a maximum of 36 acres available to ski. This area is equivalent to 15 hectares, 0.1 square miles, or 0.1 square kilometers.
Petoskey Sports Park's slopes see on average 160 inches (49 meters) of snowfall a year. That is almost 13 feet a year!
Petoskey Sports Park Elevation
Petoskey Sports Park has a summit elevation of 791 feet, or 241 meters. However, not all of that elevation is able to be skied. The base of the ski slope sits at 718 feet above sea level, creating a ski hill that is 73 feet (22 meters) high. This is referred to as the slope's vertical drop - or a measure of how high the skiable hill is.
Petoskey Sports Park has a very low summit elevation. The summit of this park is one of the smaller ones in the country.
Petoskey Sports Park Difficulty Level
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At Parks & Trips, we've created a proprietary Difficulty Score that attempts to show how difficult a particular ski slope is. We get to this number by combining a number of metrics for each resort and comparing them to its peers. Most of the score is based off the amount of easy-intermediate-expert slopes by acreage and the maximum vertical drop of the overall resort, but also includes a few lesser-used metrics as well.
Our algorithm compares each resort’s metrics with all others in North America, then assigns each a Difficulty Score, which we use to rank them accordingly. Resorts with a lower score are easier to ski than those with a higher one. However, a high score does not mean that the resort does not have any easy slopes, or vice versa. This is just an overall score given to the resort based on all its metrics grouped together.
Skiable Terrain by Difficulty Level
Petoskey Sports Park has 36 total skiable acres, which can be broken down into the three main groups of difficulty: Beginner, Intermediate, and Expert.Since Petoskey Sports Park is an extremely beginner-friendly ski area, it has 100% of its trails are rated as "beginner-level". 0% trails are rated as intermediate.
Beginner trails (identified by a green circle) are the easiest trails on the hill with a gradual 25% or less gradient, and are usually wide to accommodate beginner skiers.
Intermediate trails (identified by a blue square) are usually the most popular and crowded runs, which have a slope of anywhere between 25-40%.
Expert trails (identified by a black diamond... or two) are the hardest slopes on the mountain, and have very steep gradients over 40%.
Is Petoskey Sports Park good for beginners?
Petoskey Sports Park is a very beginner-friendly course. In fact, it is one of the easiest ski slopes in all of North America, ranking in the bottom 10% of overall difficulty. 100% of its trails are rated as "beginner".
Petoskey Sports Park Location
Petoskey Sports Park is located in the state of Michigan, USA. This ski area is nearest the town of Petoskey, MI.
Petoskey, MI 49770 USA
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Getting to Petoskey Sports Park
By Car: If you are driving, you would set your GPS to either the ski resort's name (Petoskey Sports Park), its coordinates of 45.36000, -84.95000 (latitude, longitude), or simply drive towards the town of Petoskey, MI to get close.
By Air: If you are coming in from across the country, then you may need to board an airplane to get here.
A medium-sized airport has scheduled regional airline service. This type of airport may or may not accept international flights. Here are the closest medium-sized airport(s) to Petoskey Sports Park.
|Pellston Regional Airport of Emmet County Airport||PLN||Pellston, MI||16 mi|
|Cherry Capital Airport||TVC||Traverse City, MI||53 mi|
|Chippewa County International Airport||CIU||Sault Ste Marie, MI||66 mi|
There may also be much smaller regional airports next to Petoskey Sports Park, but we didn't list them here due to the fact that no major airlines go through them.
Other Nearby Ski Resorts
Skiers will - especially if coming from far away - try and visit a couple different slopes all in the same trip. Here are the closest other ski slopes within 100 miles of Petoskey Sports Park.
|Nubs Nob||Harbor Springs, MI||1,338 ft||30%||8 mi|
|Boyne Mountain||Boyne Falls, MI||1,120 ft||27%||13 mi|
|Timber Ridge||Gobles, MI||941 ft||23%||21 mi|
|Alpine Valley||Elmira, MI||1,210 ft||32%||28 mi|
|Treetops||Gaylord, MI||1,345 ft||28%||30 mi|
|Schuss Mountian at Shanty Creek||Bellaire, MI||1,125 ft||35%||32 mi|
|Hanson Hills||Grayling, MI||1,362 ft||15%||51 mi|
|Mt. Holiday||Traverse City, MI||440 ft||34%||51 mi|
|Crystal Mountain||Thompsonville, MI||1,132 ft||33%||78 mi|
|Caberfae Peaks||Boon, MI||1,545 ft||35%||79 mi|
|Ski Brule||Boon, MI||1,861 ft||37%||79 mi|
|Snow Snake||Harrison, MI||1,230 ft||28%||79 mi|
|Swiss Valley||Jones, MI||1,200 ft||30%||79 mi|
Petoskey Sports Park Mountain Stats
|Summit Elevation||791 ft|
|Base Elevation||718 ft|
|Vertical Drop||73 ft|
(100% Beginner, 0% Intermediate, 0% Expert)
|Avg. Annual Snowfall||160 inches|