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Best trails in Houghton

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Looking for a great trail near Houghton, Michigan? AllTrails has 5 great hiking trails, forest trails, wildlife trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around McLain State Park or Twin Lakes State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Hungarian Falls Nature Area or Holy Transfiguration Monastic Park. Just looking to take a quick stroll? We've got 3 easy trails in Houghton ranging from 0.7 to 5.1 miles and from 613 to 793 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Houghton
Top trails (5)
#1 - Nara River Boardwalk
Houghton, Michigan
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 17 m
Note: The boardwalk is currently under construction. The boardwalk runs down both sides of the Pilgrim River leading out to Portage Lake. Show more
#2 - Pilgrim River Community Forest Trail
Houghton, Michigan
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Length: 5.1 mi • Est. 2 h 4 m
Nice 5 mile out and back hike through the forest and ending at the Pilgrim River. Park at corner of Pilgrim and Paradise Roads and follow trail behind railing. Show more
#3 - Nara and Ridge Loop
Nara Nature Center
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Length: 1.1 mi • Est. 29 m
#4 - Malone Bay to Hatchett Lake
Isle Royale National Park
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Length: 23.4 mi • Est. 10 h 54 m
#5 - Ishpeming Trail to Ishpeming Point
Isle Royale National Park
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Length: 14.6 mi • Est. 6 h 38 m