Groomed Cross Country Ski-Trails
Houghton and Keweenaw County
in the Keweenaw Peninsula, Upper Peninsula of Michigan

 

HOUGHTON COUNTY (Houghton, Hancock, Chassell, Calumet, South Range, Pelke, & Twin Lakes)
Chassell Classic, One block off US 41 in Chassell, on Hancock Street by the Chassell Heritage Center. One km lighted for night skiing, eight km of marked and groomed trails. Novice, intermediate and advanced. Donation box a the trailhead. Keweenaw Tourism office, 906-337-4579 or 800-338-7982.
 
Maasto Hiihto, Adjacent to Houghton County Arena, Hancock, for novice to expert for striding only. About 25km of packed and groomed trails. Chalet. Trail system connects with the Churning Rapids Trails for backcountry skiing. 906/482-2720.

McLain State Park, 18350 Highway M-203. Seven miles west of Calumet. Wonderful views of Lake Sperior. 2km East Loop is easy to intermediate and the 4km Loop is easy. Trails all marked and groomed. Park Headquarters 906-482-0278.

 
Michigan Tech Trails, One mile south of US-41 on McInnes Dr. 34km of marked and groomed trails, novice to advance. Open year round. 906-482-2388, 800-338-7982.
 
Nara Nature Park, between Houghton and Chassell. Trails connect to Michigan Tech Trails for skiing, snowshoeing, hiking, running, biking, and birding. Chalet open daily.

Old Grade Trail, On M-38, seven miles west of Nisula. Ottawa National Forest-United States Forest Service. 3.9 miles partially marked novice trail. 906-884-2085

 
Swedetown Pathway Ski Trails, Calumet, off Osceola Rd., 30 k, 4.5 k lighted for night skiing, loops of novice, intermediate, and advanced trails, all marked and groomed for cross-sountry skiing and snowshoeing. Chalet open at noon with snack bar. Sledding hill. Phone: 906-337-1170 or 800-338-7982.
 
Twin Lakes State Park, 6204 E. Poyhonen road, Twin Lakes, Toivola, MI. Wooded trails for traditional skiing for beginners to intermediate skiers. 906-228-3321.

 

KEWEENAW COUNTY (Copper Harbor)

Copper Harbor Pathway, Over ten miles of marked and groomed trails. Novice to expert. Trailhead at the Community Center on US-41 in Copper Harbor. Parking, and restrooms. Open year round for skiing, hiking, and biking.
 
Eagle Harbor Ski Trail, 7th and Pine Street in Eagle Harbor. Classic wilderness single-track groomed trails. Donation box at the trailhead. Main loop runs around Long Lake with additional fun loops.
 
Fort Wilkins State Park, Near Copper Harbor. Two miles of easiest trails, marked and groomed. 9 k novice to expert. Park Headquarters 906-289-4215.
 

 

Attractions and Recreation in the Keweenaw Peninsula

Exploring the Keweenaw Peninsula, the Copper Country

Lodging in the Keweenaw Peninsula
Including the towns of Chassell, Houghton, Hancock, Dollar Bay, Calumet,
Lac La Belle, Eagle Harbor, Copper Harbor, Ahmeek
Pelke, South Range, and Twin Lakes (Toivola)

 

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