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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November 17, 2022

Draft of IOHT 5-Year Recreation Plan Now Available for Review

PRESS RELEASE Dated 11/17/22 The Draft of the Iron Ore Heritage Recreation Authority's 5-Year Recreation Plan, 2023-2028 is now available for the public to review.  For the next 30 days, the public can review and make comments on our plan.  During the summer of 2022 and at a public hearing in October, the board of directors of the IOHRA took input through surveys, on site conversations, and a hearing to provide guidance into the draft plan.  It is now available at plan dated 11.9.22-combined. Printed copies are also available at the libraries in Ishpeming, Negaunee, and Marquette.  Comments can be delivered to the IOHRA office at 102 W. Washington Street, #232, Marquette, by email at ironoreheritage@gmail.com, phone at 906-235-2923 or through the web site, www.ironoreheritage.com. We look forward to delivering an outstand outdoor recreation trail and transportation corridor for our residents and maintaining this product for all to use. For more information, call Carol Fulsher, Administrator, at 906-235-2923.

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