MECCA Trails
Classic & Skate
0.4 - 8.7 miles
0.5 - 4 hours
Easy Intermediate

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Trail Color Distance
 Otter 0.9 miles
 Voss Lake 0.6 miles
 Birch 0.3 miles
 Bluebird 1.0 miles
 Rabbit Bypass 0.1 miles
 Osprey 1.24 miles
 Moose 2.22 miles
 Homestead 1.75 miles
 Fox Cut-off 0.1 miles
 Spruce Hill 0.3 miles
 Esker Cut-off 0.2 miles
 Wolf 0.7 miles
 Cabin and Warm-up 0.4 miles
 Snowshoe Loop (Thin Line) 0.7 miles


Amenities: Warming cabin with changing room, wood stove, waxing table, sitting area, water, and outdoor porta-potty at the Fierick Road trailhead. Warming shack and outhouse midway between trailheads.

Trail Type: Relatively flat with some short, steep hills. 

Grooming: Trails groomed for skate and classic skiing. The Homestead Loop, Spruce Hill Trail, and Esker Cut-off are designated classic-only trails.Visit, the MECCA Ski Club website, or the MECCA Twitter page for the latest grooming information and trail reports.   

Fee: Daily trail-use suggested donations are $8 adult, $5 child, $1 dog, or $20 for however many people you have in your car. Annual memberships are available. 

Additional Information: Dogs and snowshoers allowed on skating portions of ski trails. 

Other Activities: Hiking, Snowshoeing

The Fierick Road Trailhead is located one mile south of Highway 51.  Take Beachway Drive to Mercer Lake Circle to Fierick Road. 

The Little Turtle Flowage Trailhead is located off of Highway FF.  Take Popko Circle E to Joe's Shack Road.  

Experience a variety of Northwoods environments on the Mercer Cross County Association (MECCA) Trails. Departing from the Fierick Road trailhead, the trails are mostly forested and pass over bogs and wetlands. Trails near the Little Turtle Flowage trailhead provide picturesque flowage and lake views.