Hike the Iron Ore Heritage Trail: Marquette Bay

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This is a great day hike or trail run that is point to point. You can end in the town of Marquette and grab a bite to eat. ​​Begin at trailhead 11 and end at trailhead 9. This hike can be shortened by beginning at Trailhead 10 or Chocolay Lions Field​. ​

The Iron Ore Heritage Trail is a 48-mile, multi-use, year round trail. Activities include trail running, hiking, snowshoeing, cross country skiing, and backpacking. Given the length of the trail (and the point-to-point nature of the trail) make sure all members of your party are physically able to cover the mileage!

Photos: Ann Yooper

Pack List

  • Water
  • Sturdy walking shoes / hiking boots
  • Money for lunch 
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RT Distance 9.4 Miles
Elevation Gain 0 Feet
Activities Camping, Running, Backpacking, Hiking, Fitness
Skill Level Beginner
Season Year Round
Trail Type Point-to-Point
Features
Food Nearby
Forest
Groups
Lake

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