Lake Mary Plains Pathway - Copper Country State Forest Located just east of Crystal Falls, and off of M69 the Lake Mary Plains Pathway
offers over 25 km of well groomed trails. The scenic pathway begins along Glidden
Lake and offers loops for beginners (green label) through experts (black label).
Trails here are primarily for classical skiers looking for scenery and natural challenges.
The Listening Inn Cross Country Ski Trails - open to
the public Located 9 miles North of Crystal Falls - take Highway 141 North to Clark
Road and then to the end of Clark Road on the left. There are 14.5K of
groomed trails through various types of terrain for beginner to intermediate
skiers. There are separate Snowshoe trails available too.
Everyone is welcome into the Inn after skiing or snowshoeing to warm
up. For more information on this opportunity call Carol at
906-822-7738 or visit the website at www.thelisteninginn.com
A group gets ready to hit the groomed trails at the Listening Inn.
Ge-Che cross country ski trail-
Ottawa National Forest Located west of Iron River, MI, just 26 miles from Crystal Falls, at Ottawa Lake,
the Ge-Che ("Big Lake" in Ojibwa) offers 8.5 miles of groomed trails. 6
miles of beginning level and 2.5 miles of expert level trails present a very interesting
and challenging day of skiing for the cross country enthusiast. The web of
trails winds along Hagerman Lake, Lake Ottawa and Bennan Lake. More information on
this trail can be obtained from the Iron River Ranger District, 990 Lalley Road, Iron
River MI 49935 or call 906.265.5139.
The Iron River Nordic Cross Country Ski Center - George Young
Recreation Complex Located a short driving distance from Crystal Falls theIron
River Nordic Cross Country Ski Center offers 6 km of meticulously groomed trails -
prepared for both classical and skating techniques. Follow the trails to explore
Wagner Lake or wind through the wooded expanse of the complex. The varying terrain
provides excellent skiing for all ability levels - from novice to expert. Trails are
open from 10:00am to 4:30pm Wednesday through Sunday.
Ski Brule - Iron River, MI Ski Brule has 23 kilometers of undisturbed
beauty which greet the cross-country skier.