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1,705 mi 2,744 km of trail 16 Recommended Routes

Gems 5 Gems Easy Trails 89 Trails Intermediate Trails 105 Trails Hard Trails 20 Trails
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gem Favorite Chapel Rock is equally if not more beautiful in the winter.

Chapel Rock

(9) Munising, MI
gem Favorite Looking downriver from the Brink platform.

Tahquamenon Falls

(8) Newberry, MI
gem Favorite Scoville Point - Isle Royale National Park

Scoville Point

(6) Isle Ro…, MI
gem Favorite Rock Harbor Lighthouse is beautiful viewed from the water on the Ranger III ferry.

Rock Harbor Lighthouse and Edisen Fishery

(6) Isle Ro…, MI
gem Favorite Mosquito Falls

Mosquito Falls

(9) Munising, MI

Recommended Routes in Upper Peninsula - 17

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Favorite Chapel Rock is equally if not more beautiful in the winter.
Intermediate

Chapel Loop

10.6 mi 17.1 km 763' Up 232.47 m Up 752' Down 229.35 m Down

Munising, MI
Favorite The Big Carp River.
Intermediate/Difficult

Porcupine Mountains Wilderness Loop

21.2 mi 34.1 km 1,463' Up 445.88 m Up 1,444' Down 440.21 m Down

Ontonagon, MI
Favorite Sunrise over Rock Harbor.
Intermediate/Difficult

Greenstone Ridge

40.2 mi 64.7 km 2,451' Up 747.19 m Up 2,454' Down 748.12 m Down

Isle Ro…, MI
Favorite Lake Superior from the Minong Ridge Trail
Difficult

Minong Ridge Traverse

29.2 mi 47.0 km 2,256' Up 687.69 m Up 2,265' Down 690.44 m Down

Isle Ro…, MI
Favorite The Big Carp River.
Difficult

Porcupine Mountains Scenic Wilderness Loop

23.5 mi 37.8 km 1,614' Up 491.93 m Up 1,617' Down 492.81 m Down

Wakefield, MI
Favorite Enjoy beautiful fall colors at Lake of the Clouds.
Difficult

Porcupine Mountains Traverse

26.5 mi 42.6 km 2,595' Up 790.9 m Up 2,624' Down 799.65 m Down

Ontonagon, MI
Favorite Lake Superior from the bluffs along the East Huginnin Cove Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

East and West Huginnin Cove Trail

9.1 mi 14.6 km 563' Up 171.67 m Up 563' Down 171.62 m Down

Isle Ro…, MI
Favorite A little downriver from the Upper Falls.
Intermediate

Tahquamenon Falls Route

5.8 mi 9.3 km 418' Up 127.49 m Up 577' Down 175.75 m Down

Newberry, MI

Trails in Upper Peninsula - 198

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3.8 mi 6.2 km #1Escarpment Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Ontonagon, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Ontonagon, MI 11 
40.2 mi 64.7 km #2Greenstone Ridge Trail
Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
4.3 mi 6.9 km #3North Mirror Lake Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Ontonagon, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Ontonagon, MI
2.9 mi 4.6 km #4Bare Bluff Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Copper Harbor, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Copper Harbor, MI
182.3 mi 293.4 km #5NCT: MI Segment 2 - Central UP
Intermediate
L'Anse, MI
Intermediate
L'Anse, MI
2.9 mi 4.6 km #6West Huginnin Cove Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
1.9 mi 3.1 km #7Bush Bay Hiking Trail (Narnia Trail)
Easy/Intermediate
Saint Ignace, MI
Easy/Intermediate
Saint Ignace, MI
1.5 mi 2.5 km #8Mount Ojibway Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
Intermediate/Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
172.1 mi 277.0 km #9NCT: MI Segment 3 - Eastern UP
Easy
Newberry, MI
Easy
Newberry, MI
5.8 mi 9.3 km #10Valley Spur Singletrack
Intermediate
Munising, MI
Intermediate
Munising, MI
8.3 mi 13.4 km #11State Highway M-185 (Lake Shore Boulevard)
Easy/Intermediate
Saint Ignace, MI
Easy/Intermediate
Saint Ignace, MI
2.8 mi 4.5 km #12North Ridge Trail
Intermediate
Quinnesec, MI
Intermediate
Quinnesec, MI
1.9 mi 3.1 km #13Gorge-ous
Intermediate
Marquette, MI
Intermediate
Marquette, MI
7.6 mi 12.3 km #14Ishpeming Trail
Intermediate
Isle Royale, MI
Intermediate
Isle Royale, MI
2.3 mi 3.8 km #15Norway School Forest East
Easy
Norway, MI
Easy
Norway, MI
3.2 mi 5.2 km #16East Huginnin Cove Trail
Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
Difficult
Isle Royale, MI
1.5 mi 2.4 km #17Ogee Phase I
Intermediate
Norway, MI
Intermediate
Norway, MI
1.4 mi 2.3 km #18Bear Hunt Trail
Difficult
Norway, MI
Difficult
Norway, MI
0.6 mi 1.0 km #19Flow
Difficult
Marquette, MI
Difficult
Marquette, MI
3.0 mi 4.8 km #20Greywalls
Intermediate
Trowbridge Park, MI
Intermediate
Trowbridge Park, MI

Photos of Upper Peninsula - 198

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Sunrise over Rock Harbor.
Jan 16, 2017 near Isle Ro…, MI
Rock Harbor
May 21, 2015 near Isle Ro…, MI
The Big Carp River.
May 28, 2015 near Ontonagon, MI
Enjoy beautiful fall colors at Lake of the Clouds.
Feb 17, 2017 near Ontonagon, MI
Chippewa Harbor Sunrise
Apr 2, 2020 near Isle Ro…, MI
A view of the tip of the Keweenaw Penninsula.
Feb 11, 2016 near Copper…, MI
Chapel Rock is equally if not more beautiful in the winter.
Mar 10, 2017 near Munising, MI
Scoville Point - Isle Royale National Park
May 21, 2015 near Isle Ro…, MI