Take a Porcupine Mountains winter adventure!
Hit the trails this winter in the Porcupine Mountains. Located on the shores of Lake Superior, the Porcupine Mountains generally get more than 200 inches of snow each year, making the area one of the country’s top winter trail destinations. Winter visitors will enjoy cross-country skiing and snowshoeing along miles of scenic trails winding through old-growth hemlock, maple, basswood and birch. In total, you’ll find 87 miles of snowshoe and cross-country ski trail systems running throughout the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park, which protects the largest tract of old-growth hardwood forests west of the Adirondacks. Learn more about trekking the outstanding winter trails of the Porcupine Mountains.
Winter also brings great snowmobiling opportunities. Snowmobilers in the Porcupine Mountains can ride more than 1,000 miles of snowmobile trails in the area. And downhill skiers will find ski 42 runs to test their skills.
Exploring the virgin forests and snow-covered trails of the Porcupine Mountains Wilderness is like taking a step back in time. However, area motels, cabins, inns and resorts provide you with all the modern conveniences you need for a fun, comfortable and relaxing winter vacation. Plan your trip today!
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