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Outdoors + Tradition

Iron Ore
Heritage Trail

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A Little About Us

Welcome to
the Trail

The Iron Ore Heritage Trail is a 47-mile, year round, multi-use, interpretive trail that crosses the Marquette Iron Range in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.  Call us the outdoor linear museum where you exercise your body and mind. Those who bike, walk, run, hike, ORV, snowmobile, cross country ski, birdwatch, and/or wander will find a section of trail perfect for your activity.

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Trail Type

  • Asphalt
  • Crushed Limestone
  • No Upgraded Surface
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News from the Trail

October 2, 2017

Updating Recreation Plan 2018-2023

A draft of our 5-year Recreation Plan is now available for review. The attached pdf is most of the plan with goals, action plans and survey results.  Printed plans are also available at the libraries in Marquette, Negaunee and Ishpeming.  The public has over 30 days to review and make comments.  Our board of directors will look to approve the plan on January 24, 2018 at our Board meeting, Country Inn and Suites at 4:30 pm. For more information, contact us at 906-235-2923. heritage trail rec plan 2018 2023 additonal survey ocmmments board drive through notes

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