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Address: Munising, MI
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Only a few thousand people ski the 22-mile Valley Spur trail each year.

Only a few thousand people ski the 22-mile Valley Spur trail each year.

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Beautiful large xc ski area

Nice warming house greets the skiier w/soup and bread sometimes! The trails are well groomed and beautiful wandering through woods. Definitely a winter destination for getting... read more

Reviewed 13 February 2017
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Evanston, Illinois
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Evanston, Illinois
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137 reviews
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Nice warming house greets the skiier w/soup and bread sometimes! The trails are well groomed and beautiful wandering through woods. Definitely a winter destination for getting away from the crowds. Both beginner, med and advanced trails. Skating and striding.

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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Singles track was very fun. It's about 5 miles in length, but does not loop back around; therefore, the entire round trip is about 10 miles. The track is well groomed and doable for anybody in at least modern physical condition. We are not avid bike enthusiasts more the occasional ones: we had a blast.

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Thank Randy Z
Granton, Wisconsin, United States
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15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016

My wife and I wanted to do a nice ride while camping at Otter Lake. We were standing in the parking lot deciding which trail to take when a really nice lady and her dog suggested a single track run that wasn't on the map. What a fantastic ride! Super scenic. Decent work out. A nice long ride to boot.... More 

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Thank Granton5
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118 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 February 2016

This place is outstanding. It is well worth the $10.00! We skied there on both Friday and Saturday after a new snow. They were out grooming and the trails were perfect. If you are a good skier definitely try the Stairway to Heaven. It is a long climb, but fun to ski down. There are also very easy trails too!... More 

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1 Thank Melissa W
Minneapolis
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75 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

These ski trails have wonderful terrain, consistent grooming, and are located where they receive lots of great lake-effect snow. They have a beautiful warming cabin.

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Thank Sue S
Chicago, Illinois
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24 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2015

We decided to try out trail B after learning how to cross country ski only a few hours earlier. This trail was perfect for beginners! Not only were there plenty of flat areas for easy going, but there were several hills to try that weren't too intense. Also, the forest is absolutely stunning in the winter with snow. Overall the... More 

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1 Thank utleyd
Waterloo, Michigan
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 November 2014

We hiked and rode these trails on our Mountain Bikes 4 days in a row and it was absolutely beautiful! Do not miss! Intermediate riding, and easy hiking make this very family friendly and also great for any level of hikers.

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1 Thank AmyNStiers
nw wisconsin
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22 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2014

The long loop was described as a "family friendly" ride that was mostly easy two-track roads. And some of it was....but it also took us onto several miles of "sugar sand" ATV trails that were virtually unrideable. The 13 miles that I thought would take about an hour or so took much longer and elicited a lot of cuss words.... More 

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Lansing, Michigan
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4 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2014

We love the Munising area and this year we wanted to catch the fall colors. I researched these trails, as much as I could read, before my husband and I came for a biking excursion. The Hiawatha National Forest website actually gave the best description of the trails….or so I thought. I guess you must be a hard-core mountain biker... More 

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marquette
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25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2014

I would really like to keep valley spur a secret, but for sake of all, I won't. It has incredibly beautiful trails for all levels of skiers. Both skating and classic trails. The fact that it has a warm place to go into before and after is helpful. On weekends, there is homemade soup and bread. Yummy....

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