Each year at the end of January, winter sport enthusiasts from across the country join in Marquette, Michigan to compete in the Nouquemanon Ski Marathon. Whether by ski, snowshoe, or fat bike, competitors race through some of the area’s most
Marquette County has one of the best singletrack trail systems in the continental United States, full stop. There simply aren’t many better places to get out into the woods on your skis, snowshoes, or bike.
The nights (and some days) are still a bit crisp, but camping season is nevertheless upon us again. If you’re looking to leave the cares of the world behind and spread out under the stars, Marquette County campgrounds are affordable,
The Iron Ore Heritage Trail is a 48-mile, multi-use, year round trail that connects communities and people to the region’s historic sites and human stories. Through a multitude of interpretation methods, we share the story of the Marquette Iron Range and
As Marquette’s recreational crown jewel, special attention is given here to Presque Isle Park. The popular regional facility is located on Presque Isle (“almost” an island), a 323 acre forested oval shaped headland/peninsula which juts into Lake
Skandia, Michigan: Trail fee $2.00 or season passes for $25. Trail is groomed regularly with X-C Ski and Snowshoe rentals available. Snacks and indoor warming area. For trail and rental information call (906) 942-7662.
Chocolay, Michigan: 5 miles from US-41 Harvey to Kawbawgam Road, 2 miles into Lake Le Vasseur Public Access to Parking area. Note: Snowshoeing permitted alongside of Le Vasseur Loop. Please be courteous and do not ruin groomed tracks. For information, call
Features no trail fee with a donation box at trail head. Blueberry Ridge Trail is groomed regularly for diagonal and skating stride. Diagonal skiing only on Crossroads, Husky, and Spartan. Diagonal and skating allowed on Wolverine, Superior, and Wildcat.