Copper Harbor Trails

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4.86 out of 5
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20.0
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↑ 2,800 ft
↓ 2,800 ft

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2:42
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Trail Description
About this trail
Talk to Sam at the shop for all the details for recommended routes, you won't be dissapointed!
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Trail Features
Trail features
  • Lift Service
  • Drinking Water
  •   Night Riding
  • Pump Track
  • Restrooms
  • Winter Fat Biking
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Q: When do the trails generally open? -Cyclosaur

A: Usually in mid to late May. This year, they are opening this weekend (May 12). Check the Copper Harbor Trails Club site for more info.

Lianna Rides answered on May 11, 2017. Did you find this helpful? Yes | No

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Q: Are there any beginner trails -Guest

A: Yes, but not a lot. Some very nice intermediate, though (Flow, Garden Brook) Yes, but not much. There are some nice intermediate trails, though (Flow, Garden Brook)

Guest answered on September 6, 2016. Did you find this helpful? Yes | No

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Gramcounter


October 9, 2018
TK34 Gramcounter  
 
Review: I save my 5 stars for truly epic rides (Sedona, Bentonville, etc.), and Copper Harbor is one of them. A great destination for a couple days solid riding - head over to Marquette if you need more. Just be sure you understand this is a pretty remote area - the town is small, but they have the basics covered including a brewery. Trails are awesome - the western side is more flow and engineered, the eastern side is more old school and rough. You can bike the uphills, but there is a limited shuttle available on some days. Be advised the wooden bridges can be slick if wet.

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Bunny Hop


August 29, 2018
spoonless Bunny Hop  
 
Review: Best trail network in the midwest. Plan to shuttle, either with friends or through Keweenaw Adventure, if you don't like pedaling uphill. the climbs here are redonkulous, but the descents are amazing. I could ride The Flow all day and never get board.

Similar Trail: None Exist

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Gnarly


July 21, 2018
Erlstn Gnarly  
 
Review: These trails are rocky! Normal for the area, but we are not used to it, so the constant jarring got on our nerves. We ride hardtails so that had something to do with it. Great system of trails though. Get a map (for $5) and figure out your plan....then go do it. Garden Brook is fun,. Dancing Bear is beautiful...too many to comment on. If I come back I will bring a different bike (full suspension).

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Bunny Hop

June 20, 2018
 
Review: Don't listen to that reviewer below me, there are plenty of modest singletracks to ride up Brockway Mtn or the Keewenaw Mtn lodge, and you can ride the road as well. I personally preferred singletracks going up though, they weren't too hard.... maybe he just sucked at climbing. Anyways, the downhill trails here are amazing. There are a bunch of different downhill trails with something for everyone. Everything from beginner to advanced jumps, rocks, roots, drops, etc. Also the new Phase 1 and Phase 2 trails are phenomenal, can't wait for Phase 3! If you're a serious mountain biker, you must rider here asap, cause you're in for a treat.

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Bunny Hop

May 29, 2018
 
Review: This trail system shouldn't even be considered for Singletracks, first off the park is maintained by the same people who work at the shuttle(small community) that being said, the trails are designed so that you will pay for and use the shuttle. What I mean is there is no easy way to the 2nd half of the park. There are 2 high points at the park and both are drop off spots by the shuttle. The only feasible way to access them by going uphill is by going up a black diamond route that is 70% wooden bridges which sketches a lot of people out and it is pretty steep. If wet they are unusable. This route will take you up to the cabin at the first peak, but the second half of the park means taking another chain of trails and going up the another black diamond that has the crazy wooden bridge section that is posted in so many photos. that trail is pretty much exclusively downhill. There may be another trail to get around but it is quite a round about way to get there adding 2 miles to the route. To put it in a nutshell this is a downhill park with a shuttle servicing it. That being said for a downhill park, it is pretty fun and has some fun trails for intermediate riders and up. It is quite out of the way to get to this park and really has about a days worth riding in it, so if your looking to make a big excursion out of it, it might be a waste of your time. The area is super cool temps, when it was 90 degrees in Madison it was 65 and sunny(thanks to the lake), it is also very rainy and has a lot of mosquitos which is normal for anything around the big lakes. Also the town doesn't have a bike shop, the next one is 30 minutes out, so you can get some basic repairs done at the shuttle service shop but don't expect there to be a big supply or a place to fix serious repairs. Overall 3/5 it's NOT A SINGLETRACK but an excellent downhill course for the midwest.

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Granny Gear

October 1, 2017
Cvander90 Granny Gear  
 
Review: Best trail in michigan! Had a blast on every trail. Lots of technical climbs and descends. Definitely would recommend taking a lift from the local bike shop to the top of the mountain to ride the FLOW! It's about 3 miles of downhill with awesome flow and a nice jump section!

Similar Trail: Noquemanon Trails Network: South Marquette Trails

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Granny Gear

September 14, 2017
 
Review: Because its over hyped for a trail system I can ride every trail in less than a day.

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Granny Gear

August 29, 2017
 
Review: Very fun trail system with lots of amazing single track and great downhill for michigan from technical to jumpy and flowy. Awesome fun loose rock and roots if your looking for them.

Similar Trail: Marquette

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Gnarly


August 16, 2017
Rick Plite Gnarly  
 
Review: World class

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Gramcounter

August 5, 2017
 
Review: Best place in the midwest to ride! Every trail is a blast. DIrt doesn't get too muddy when it's wet, doesn't close due to rain. Camping nearby makes it a good spot fora bike trip. So much gnar!

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