Giving Tuesday is now in progress through November 29th. Donate to Swedetown before that deadline and the Portage Health Foundation will match your donation (up to $200,000 for the 29 participating organizations).

Welcome to Swedetown

Swedetown Recreation Area is 1900 acres of rolling wooded land set aside for public use by Calumet Township. It offers outstanding year-round trails for all ages and abilities.  The Swedetown Chalet provides a welcoming starting point for all trail adventures.

Ski season is well underway, with plenty of snow and primary trails groomed daily!


Visit Swedetown Trails in Calumet, Michigan this winter for superior skiing, snowshoeing, and snow biking!

How to Find Us

The main trailhead for Swedetown is on Osceola Road in Calumet near the intersection with Swedetown Road. Look for the big welcome sign marking the driveway.  This has access to all types of trail use – hiking, biking, running, dog-walking, etc.

There is a trailhead with parking on M203. In summer and fall you can enter here to connect to Lakeview and other bike and hike trails. In winter access you can access ski and snowshoe trails here. Watch for brown trailhead sign right before the intersection of M203 and Cloverland Road, the trailhead address is 22500 State Highway M203.

November 2022 Newsletter

We’ve accomplished a lot this past year! More parking and better driveway, purchase of 17 acres at Birch Loop, summer trail improvements … and more!

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Great Deer Chase 2021

Great Deer Chase on Saturday, August 21st, 2021 was a lot of fun for everyone who participated. After a brief rain shower, the weather cleared

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