Houghton is located in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula and is considered to be one of the “100 Best Small Towns in America”. The city’s culture and cuisine were influenced by the European immigrants, who reached the area to work in the copper mines. Houghton, due to its location, offers to visitors many recreational moments and a grand variety of sports including hockey, snowmobiling, hiking, mountain biking and climbing.
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Mountain Biking in Shirley Meadows, Wofford Heights, California USA
There is a great trail for mountain biking near Wofford Heights, offering pure fun and cool scenery. The trail is named Shirley Meadows Shebang. It has parts for the inexperienced bikers and some special ones for experts.
It is a downhill, known as one of many fabulous rides, located near Lake Isabella. It contains a beautiful miniature forest and magnificent view of Lake Isabella. At one point, you ride through a tunnel of enormous Manzanita trees. Riders that are intermediate and advanced will have a blast.
The general area is hot and dry, but this trail seems more cool and refreshing, maybe because it has an invigorating whoosh of a descent. Access to the trail is made by riding it up or by car. Length of the trail is 25.7 mi/41.4 km. Elevation gain is at 4250 ft/1295 m, trail-head elevation is at 2650 ft/807.7 m and top elevation is at 6600 ft/2012 m.