Ge-Che Trails Cross Country Skiing

The 11th most popular XC Ski in Michigan.

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On the Upper Peninsula northwest of Iron River, the Ge-Che Hagerman-Brule Cross Country Ski Trails are a 9 mile network of groomed tracks near Lake Ottawa. There are 2.5 miles of expert trail, while the rest is beginner. To reach the trailhead from Iron River, follow US 2 west to SR 73. Head southwest on SR73 to Ottawa Lake Road. The parking area is on Ottawa Lake Road. Also nearby, check out the George Young Nordic Center (a.k.a. Iron River Nordic) with 25 km of groomed trails.

Overall, Ge-Che Trails is the 11th most popular cross country ski area of all 47 Nordic ski destinations in Michigan. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby Ge-Che Trails including Mirror Lake and Ski Brule.

Ge-Che Trails Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  ONF (906) 265-5139; Regional Tourism (800) 659-3232; Michigan Tourism (800) 543-2937; George Young Nordic Center (906) 265-3401.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Mixed

GPS:  46.07193, -88.79976

Date Published:  1/2/2016

Date Updated:  7/29/2016

ID:  7259

Ge-Che Trails Cross Country Skiing Map