Swedetown Recreation Area is 1900 acres of rolling, primarily wooded land set aside for public use by Calumet Township. It offers outstanding year-round trails for all ages and abilities. Swedetown Chalet provides a welcoming starting point for trail adventures.
Swedetown Recreation Area has more than 25 miles of purpose-built single track mountain bike trails with maps and trail markers. There are also wide relaxed biking routes following former two-tracks. Besides mountain biking, the trail system is enjoyed for nature hikes, dog walking and trail running.
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For winter recreation there are 26K of groomed cross country ski trails. Winter bike trails for fat bikes with wide tires start at the Chalet – five connected loops for a total of 10 miles, packed as needed. There are also 3 marked scenic trails for snowshoeing, including two where dogs are allowed.
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The main trailhead is on Osceola Road in Calumet, look for the big welcome sign. You will find Swedetown Chalet here. When the trails open for hiking and biking later in May, visit the Chalet for restrooms and drinking water. There is also a trail head at address 22500 Highway M203. Watch for a brown trailhead sign on the left before Cloverland Road. See: Getting Here
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