Freda Grade Trail

Michigan

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Freda Grade Trail Facts

States: Michigan
Counties: Houghton
Length: 8.4 miles
Trail end points: Bill Nicholls Trail near Cemetery Rd. (north of South Range) and County Rd. S554/Liminga Rd. (Redridge)
Trail surfaces: Dirt
Trail category: Rail-Trail
ID: 6016139
Trail activities: Horseback Riding, Mountain Biking, Snowmobiling, Walking, Cross Country Skiing

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Freda Grade Trail Description

The Freda Grade Trail—also known as Trail 121 on Michigan snowmobile maps—connects with the Bill Nicholls Trail just north of South Range and offers riders a fun-filled trek to view Lake Superior to the north. The trail has a dirt surface, making bikes with thicker tires a necessity.

Just to the east of the trail’s northern trailhead in Redridge, the Redridge Steel Dam stands tall over the Salmon Trout River. The impressive structure is one of only a handful of dams ever constructed in the United States of steel.

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