Rapid River National Cross Country Ski Trail

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Rapid River National Cross Country Ski Trail on National Winter Trails Day.

Located 6 miles north of Rapid River on US 41, this 28 kilometer (17.36 mile) long trail system offers five classic ski loops, and two skating loops with challenges to match every ability level. A one mile long snowshoe trail complements the trail facilities.

For ski trail condition reports, visit our XC Ski page or call the district office.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trail will not be groomed until after the muzzleloader deer season (mid December)
Closest Towns: Rapid River

General Information


From the intersection of US-2 and US 41 in Rapid River drive 6 miles north on US 41 to the trailhead which will be on the left (west) side of the highway.

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XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

17.4 miles hiking, cross country skiing and snowshoe trail

Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult
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