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Overview

Located in the village of Boyne Falls, Michigan, Boyne Mountain Resorts opened its doors in 1948 with a single chairlift, a single run and a single warming hut. Over 70 years later, Boyne Mountain Resort is still host to winter recreation including alpine and Nordic skiing and additional activities such as snowshoeing, tubing, and ice skating. Boyne Highlands and Boyne Mountain are sister resorts.

Where Is Boyne Mountain Ski Resort Located?

The nearest airport is Boyne Mountain Airport (BFA), but it only services private planes. For commercial fliers, the nearest airport would be Traverse City Cherry Capital (TVC), which is serviced by Delta, United Express and American Airlines. The airport is about 1 hour and 20 minutes by car from Boyne.

Three lodges with 250 beds within walking distance of slope; condos; 20 additional lodges within 15 miles; no camper facilities at area or nearby.

Restaurants

Breakfast

  • Located in the Clock Tower Lodge, Stein Eriksen’s is a ski-in, ski-out restaurant, serving food throughout the day. It’s open early so you can grab breakfast before hitting the slopes. 1 Boyne Mountain Road, Boyne Falls, MI 49713

Lunch

  • Forty Acres Tavern has a large menu that can satisfy any taste bud. It even has a dedicated gluten free menu. 1 Boyne Mountain Road, Boyne Falls, MI 49713

Dinner

  • Café Santé offers beers from around the globe and a European-inspired fine dining experience. 1 Water Street, Boyne City, MI 49712

Après/Nightlife

  • The Whi-Ski Inn has an extensive selection of bourbon that you can get neat or mixed in a cocktail. Grab your drink, and hang around for some live music. 2670 US-131, Boyne Falls, MI 49713

Terrain

Terrain

Boyne offers 500 vertical feet of drop, 60 runs and 415 skiable acres of terrain. The resort averages 140 inches of snowfall per year, bolstered by 90% snowmaking, and it is serviced by 12 chairlifts. Freestyle skiers and riders have access to 7 parks, including a skier/boarder cross course, and a featured Burton Riglet Park entertains freestylers of all sizes and ability levels. There are 3.5 kilometers of snowshoeing trails and 35 kilometers of cross-country trails. The trail breakout is 29% beginner, 41% intermediate and 30% expert.

Inside Scoop

Buy your Boyne Mountain lift tickets early to avoid extra fees since lift rates vary based on date and demand. Kids five and under ski/ride for free with a paying adult. Resort guests that are 80 and older also ski/ride for free. The resort has night skiing. Lessons and rentals are available on the mountain as well as spa and fitness services.

During the summer, guests can take advantage of the Adventure Center in The Village, which includes ziplining, rides and more. Other activities include standup paddleboarding (SUP), mountain biking, tennis and Segway tours. There are also events throughout the year and two nearby golf courses.

Best Time for Snow

Average Snowfall

48"
30"
20"
10"
0"
3"
Nov
28"
Dec
40"
Jan
29"
Feb
13"
Mar
8"
Apr
0"
May

Terrain Overview

49%
Beginners Runs
28%
Intermediate Runs
20%
Advanced Runs
3%
Expert Runs
60
Runs in Total
1 mi
Longest Run
415 ac
Skiable Terrain
200 ac
Night Skiing
380 ac
Snow Making

Total Lifts: 12

1
High Speed Sixes
4
Quad Chairs
3
Triple Chairs
2
Double Chairs
2
Surface Lifts

Elevation

1120'
Summit
500'
Vertical Drop
620'
Base

Important Dates

December 03, 20212021/12/03
Projected Opening
April 24, 20222022/04/24
Projected Closing
130
Projected Days Open
122
Days Open Last Year
74
Years Open
140"
Average Snowfall
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