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Cross-country Skiing: Michigan > Iron River Ranger District

Quick Facts

Ge-Che Cross-county Ski Trail

Advanced Terrain: 10%
Beginner Terrain: 50%
Difficulty: Novice-Intermediate Skiers
Intermediate Terrain: 50%
Length: 10 Miles (16.67 Kilometers)




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General Description

Ottawa National Forest Supervisor's Office
Copyright: - US Forest Service
Ottawa National Forest Supervisor's Office
The Ge-Che Cross-country Ski Trail travels 10 miles across 4 loops. The trail surface is natural with track set grooming. Hikers and skiers enjoy the terrain that is 5% steep, 5% hilly, 40% moderate and 50% flat. Skiers should note that the trail is occasionally groomed but not all 10 miles all the time. The trail's maintenance is a cooperative effort between the Iron River Ranger District and the Covenant Point Bible Camp. Groups are welcome. Rentals are available. Call for details: Iron River RD - 906-265-5139 or Covenant Point Bible Camp - 906-265-2117

Directions from Iron River, MI: West Trailhead: Travel southwest on US 2 / M-73 for 8 miles. Then head north on Hagerman Lake Road to Covenant Point Bible Camp.

Directions from Iron River, MI: East Trailhead: Travel southwest on US 2 / M-73 for 3 miles. Then turn right to Lake Ottawa National Forest campground.

Seasonal Information:
Normally Open: Year-round .



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Recreation Opportunities
Activity Remarks On Site
ICON Camping National Forest in Summer.
Yes
ICON Cross-country Skiing Ge-Che Cross-county Ski Trail
Yes
ICON Hiking & Walking Permitted
Yes
ICON Recreation Areas Lake Ottawa Recreation Area
Yes
ICON Winter Hiking Permitted
Yes



More Information

Visitor Information:

Iron River Ranger District, 900 Lalley Road , Iron River, MI, 49935, Phone: 906-265-5139, Fax: 906-265-6536, TTY: 906-265-9259

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