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The Best Hiking in Keweenaw County

Looking for the best hiking in Keweenaw County? We've got you covered with the top trails, trips, hiking, backpacking, camping and more around Keweenaw County. The detailed guides, photos, and reviews are all submitted by the Outbound community.

Top hiking spots in and near Keweenaw County

  • Eagle Harbor Township, Michigan

    Rainbow Cove Trail

    1.48 mi / 56 ft gain
    Rainbow Cove Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Saint Louis, Michigan.
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  • Eagle Harbor Township, Michigan

    Nicole Bloom Memorial Trail

    6.09 mi / 636 ft gain
    Nicole Bloom Memorial Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Mohawk, Michigan.
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  • Keweenaw County, Michigan

    Jacob's Falls and Arnold Mine Falls via Forest to Ruins to Creek Trails

    2.16 mi / 571 ft gain
    Jacob's Falls and Arnold Mine Falls via Forest to Ruins to Creek Trails is a loop trail that takes you by a waterfall located near Mohawk, Michigan.
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  • Houghton Township, Michigan

    Hike Scoville Point, Isle Royale NP

    4.0
    4 mi
    At a pretty even elevation, this four mile trail ranks as one of the top trails in the National Park system. Begin your hike on the Stoll Memorial Trail and continue until you hit the Scoville Trail. Follow the Scoville Trail for another roughly 600 meters and you will hit a spectacular lookout o...
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  • Houghton Township, Michigan

    Backpack 5 Nights on the East Side of Isle Royale

    5.0
    58 mi
    The trip starts with a ferry trip to Rock Harbor. Depending on where you are coming from there are a few options. The ferries generally run from May through September and they are weather dependent. Other options include chartering a plane or private scow.Ferries come from Copper Harbor, MI, Houg...
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  • Houghton Township, Michigan

    Backpack Rock Harbor to Lane Cove

    7 mi / 500 ft gain
    If coming from Michigan, take the ferry to Isle Royale from Copper Harbor. After a three-hour journey you will arrive at the park via the dock in Rock Harbor around lunchtime. After registering at the park office you can set off on a great 7-mile hike to Lane Cove, which is well marked. This hike...
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  • Houghton, Michigan

    Backpack to Moskey Basin

    5.0
    24 mi / 1200 ft gain
    While it is only accessible by boat or plane, Isle Royale National Park is well worth the added travel arrangements. We took the Ranger III Ferry out of Houghton, MI, but there are a few other options depending on where you depart from (www.nps.gov). Upon arrival at Rock Harbor, the first day is ...
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  • Houghton Township, Michigan

    Hike to Lookout Louise

    2 mi
    Starting at the Tobin Harbor day use dock kayak/canoe northeast or out of the inlet towards Lake Superior. Stay on the left side of the inlet for roughly a mile. You will pass several small chains of islands so stay to the left. You will come upon another day use dock and you will want to get out...
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  • Copper Harbor, Michigan

    Estivant Pines Loop

    1.56 mi / 174 ft gain
    Estivant Pines Loop is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Mohawk, Michigan.
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  • Copper Harbor, Michigan

    Keweenaw Point to Schlatter Lake and High Rocks Bay

    17.76 mi / 1175 ft gain
    Keweenaw Point to Schlatter Lake and High Rocks Bay is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Copper Harbor, Michigan.
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  • Grant Township, Michigan

    Bare Bluff Trail

    4.0
    2.81 mi / 479 ft gain
    Bare Bluff Trail is a loop trail that takes you through a nice forest located near Mohawk, Michigan.
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  • Isle Royale National Park, Michigan

    Backpack Isle Royale 'Eastern Half' Loop

    60 mi
    My boyfriend and I did this loop in August of 2018. This was our first trip to Isle Royale, and we planned out this specific loop based on our previous hiking experiences, as well as to try and see a lot of different areas of the island in the limited time frame we had. The weather was fantastic ...
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  • Eagle Harbor Township, Michigan

    Backpack Isle Royale NP's Greenstone Ridge Trail

    5.0
    41.12 mi / 3235 ft gain
    Isle Royale National Park consists of Isle Royale, a fifty mile long and nine mile wide island in Lake Superior, and about 45 smaller islands around (and within) it. Remote and undeveloped, the shores can be visited by watercraft, but the only way to see the interior is to walk across it. Because...
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  • Eagle Harbor Township, Michigan

    Backpack Windigo to South Lake Desor, Isle Royale NP

    11.3 mi / 1400 ft gain
    This guide assumes that hikers have already made their journey by either float plane or charter ship to the Windigo Port on the West end of the island of Isle Royale National Park.As mentioned above, this section hike of the Greenstone Ridge Trail partitions off one of the NUMEROUS options one ca...
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  • Eagle Harbor Township, Michigan

    Hike to Huginnin Cove in Isle Royale NP

    9.4 mi / 0 ft gain
    Huginnin Cove is located on the west side of the island close to Windigo and is a great day hike.  Many people feel it's an even better overnight trip.  If you're going to be spending the night on the island, you must first go through the orientation with park staff and then get your permit.  The...
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  • Houghton County, Michigan

    Hike to Hungarian Falls

    5.0
    1 mi
    Hungarian Falls is a set of three waterfalls, the largest being around fifty feet in height, on the Dover Creek, just outside of Houghton, Michigan. In less than a mile, you can access these waterfalls, plus smaller unnamed drops and some very scenic overlooks. The lower and middle drops are belo...
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