Outdoors + Tradition

Iron Ore
Heritage Trail

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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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March 15, 2023

Now Hiring: Trail Administrator

The Iron Ore Heritage Trail Recreation Authority, who manages the 47-mile, multi-use, interpretive Iron Ore Heritage Trail, in Marquette County, MI is looking for a trail administrator.  Carol Fulsher, current trail administrator, will be retiring at the end of 2023 and we are seeking a replacement.  A job description and job application are attached.  You will come on board the summer of 2023 and work with Carol for several months.  We are a Recreation Authority, a governmental entity, formed by Michigan Public Act 321 of 2000: the Recreation Authorities Act and are partially funded by a .1970 millage voted in by the residents in eight municipalities within Marquette County. Any questions can be forwarded to ironoreheritage@gmail.com or by calling 906.235.2923. Please submit a cover letter, resume and application by April 14, 2023 for consideration.   IOHRA TRAIL ADMINISTRATOR JOB DESCRIPTION IOHRA TRAIL ADMINISTRATOR APPLICATION

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