Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum Trailhead
Location: Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum @ corner of Lakeshore Drive and Euclid Street in Ishpeming
*Note: Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum is accessed through a spur trail along Lakeshore Drive
Services: Parking, museum, restrooms (seasonal at museum), kiosk with map and stories. Restaurants shopping, fuel downtown Ishpeming .5 miles. Lodging nearby.
Miles to Republic: 21 miles
Open to: Walkers, mountain bikers, bikers (some sections not upgraded so use County Roads as bypass), ORVS, equestrians, snowmobiles (December 1 to March 31)
*Note: The ORV trail follows Snowmobile Trail #8 out of Ishpeming, along Washington Street and meets main trail at Winthrop Junction.
Miles to Jackson Miners Park in Negaunee: 3.5 miles
Open to: Asphalt trail is open to walkers, bikers, inline skaters
A separate trail (Snowmobile Trail #8) is open to ORV/snowmobile.
Highlights: Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum, downtown Ishpeming, several mine pits dating back to 1860’s, Brownstone Buildings, Jackson Mine Pit #1 (First mine of entire Lake Superior Region), Old Towne Negaunee, double jacking artwork, Compass artwork, many interpretive signs