Keweenaw Trails

Keweenaw Trails Alliance

kta-logoThe Keweenaw Trails Alliance is a partnership fostering a network of sustainable trails for recreation, health, transportation, economic and environmental stewardship throughout the Keweenaw.

The goals of the Alliance include:

  • Provide a forum for communication between trail user groups, land owners, land managers and local government.
  • Provide a unified voice representing the common interests of alliance members
  • Develop a regional vision for trails in order to secure permanent access to existing trails and land for future expansions
  • Promote the use of and market trail and trail related activities


Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club

KNSC-logoThe Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club (KNSC) was founded in 1997. The club promotes the sport of cross-country skiing in the Keweenaw Peninsula of Michigan for both youth and adults. KNSC adopted the Maasto Hiihto trails, and helps provide expertly groomed ski trails and facilities. The Maasto Hiihto and Churning Rapids ski trails are operated and maintained through a joint agreement between the Club and the city of Hancock. Find out more at

Swedetown Trails

swedetown-trails-logoThe Swedetown Recreation Area is 1,900 acres designated by Calumet Township and the North Houghton County Water Authority for enjoyment of the outdoors. The landmark water towers for Calumet are located overseeing the trails. Find out more at

Copper Country Ski Tigers

skitigersThe Ski Tigers organization provides young skiers (ages 5-18) with cross-country skiing instruction, fun on the snow and companionship. Everyone from first-time skiers to high school racers receives individual and age-appropriate instruction. Ski Tigers emphasizes families skiing together and having fun. For all the details, see

MTU Nordic Ski Club

The MTU Nordic Ski Club promotes cross country skiing at Michigan Tech for students and community members. Join the club for $10 a season and enjoy free ski rentals at the Tech Trails along with other benefits. Find out more at

  • Buy a Pass

    Michigan Tech, Swedetown, Chassell and Maasto Hiihto/Churning Rapids participate in a join annual membership. Get yours today.

  • Trail Reports

    Go to the trail reports page for reports from Swedetown, Michigan Tech, Chassell, Maasto Hiihto/Churning Rapids, Churning Rapids Snow Bike Trails, and Copper Harbor.