Phelps Ski / Hiking Trail

Hike or cross-country ski this trail through a forest of maple, birch, and basswood. It is an easy grade with only one downhill section that requires some caution when skiing. Established for traditional-style skiing only, it is maintained in partnership with the Afterglow Lake Resort. Nature lovers will be drawn to the solitude of this trail ideally located "off the beaten path".

At a Glance

Closest Towns:  Phelps
Information Center: Eagle River - Florence Ranger District

General Information

Directions: From Phelps, take County Highway E north 1/2 mile to Sugar Maple Road. Turn right and go 1/2 mile northeast to the trailhead. Parking for 4-5 vehicles is on the left.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Day Hiking

Difficulty Level: Easy

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Difficulty Level: Easy

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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