Ge-Che Hiking Trail


Area Status: Open
Ge-Che Trail Head

Several different options are available. Scenery is primarily hardwoods, forested, no vistas except for a segment along ridge line adjacent to Ottawa Lake. The length of the trail is approximately nine miles on a dirt trail. The trail is moderate to strenuous, mostly hills with some flat stretches.  During the winter months this trails also is used as a Cross Country Ski Trail.

Trail Map

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Trail and parking area in Lake Ottawa Recreation Area is open year round. The parking lot is not plowed at this time.
Area Amenities: Toilets, Parking
Open Season: January 1 - December 31
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Iron River, Michigan 8 miles to the east.
Water: None
Restroom: None

General Information

Directions:

This trail is accessible from Ottawa Lake Campground boat landing and also from the campground. Travel South on Highway 73, just west of Iron River, MI, off of US Highway 2, approximately ¾ mile to Lake Ottawa Road then 4 miles to the campground entrance.


Activities

Day Hiking

Several different options are available. Scenery is primarily hardwoods, forested, no vistas except for a segment along ridge line adjacent to Ottawa Lake. The length of the trail is approximately nine miles on a dirt trail. The trail is moderate to strenuous, mostly hills with some flat stretches.

This trail is accessible from Ottawa Lake Campground boat landing and also from the campground. Travel South on Highway 73, just west of Iron River, MI, off of US Highway 2, approximately ¾ mile to Lake Ottawa Road then 4 miles to the campground entrance.
 

Status: Open
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Viewing Wildlife

Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery

XC Skiing/Snowshoeing

Located on Ottawa Lake Rd off Hwy 73. Parking is available on West Brule Lake Rd and at Covenant Point Camp. Donation box at ski rental at Covenant Point.  

Ge-Che Cross Country Ski Trail Map

Status: Open
Difficulty Level: Easy to Intermediate

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.075140

  Longitude : 
-88.765087