|NATIONAL PARKS QUICKLINKS|
Backpacker Magazine – May 2000
You'll emerge from a forested hallway into a wilderness playroom, and there before you will be skidmarks in the snow.
Getting There: From Watersmeet in far northwest Michigan, take US 2 west 4 miles to County Highway 535, then go south 4 miles to the trailhead.
Prime Time: February, March.
Guides: National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Mammals, by John O. Whitaker Jr. (Knopf, 800-733-3000; $19).
Contact: Watersmeet Ranger District, Ottawa National Forest, (906) 358-4551; www.fs.fed.us/r9/ ottawa.