Outdoors + Tradition

Iron Ore
Heritage Trail

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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

May 14, 2018

May Meeting moved to Tuesday, May 22

The next meeting of the Board of Directors of the Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority will now be held on Tuesday, May 22, 4:30 pm at the Country Inn and Suites.  A quorum was not available on Wednesday, May 23.  Board agenda and minutes are available on this site. Go to bottom of site and click on board materials.  

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BB/BS Fun Run/Walk

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Jul 21

Color UP 5K

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