The Maasto Hiihto / Churning Rapids Loop is located near Hancock in Michigan’s Houghton County. This is a 7.5 mile (12.2 km) multiuse loop trail. The Maasto Hiihto trail follows the Swedetown Creek down its incredibly beautiful Gorge. Maasto Hiihto translates to “cross country ski” in Finnish. The most northern loop of this trail connects with the Churning Rapids Trail which features a 15 foot high observation tower that overlooks Lake Superior and a picturesque meadow trail leads hikers to the beaver pond. This trail is dog friendly.
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