Discover the thrill of biking in Marquette, where every season brings new adventures and striking scenery. Whether you're a first timer or you're seeking new challenges as a seasoned rider, Marquette County's vast network of trails offers something for everyone.

A family riding bikes on the IOHT near Negaunee, MI

Iron Ore Heritage Trail

Explore the history of the Marquette Iron Range as you bike along the scenic Iron Ore Heritage Trail. This 47-mile route connects five towns across the county, offering diverse terrain and captivating views—from historic mining areas to tranquil wetlands. Take a moment to rest along the stunning Superior shoreline, where you can soak in the crystal blue waters. Suitable for all skill levels and accommodating walkers and runners, biking this trail not only promises an unforgettable UP adventure but also offers insights into Marquette County's 160+ years of iron mining history.

Fall Enduro

Marquette Mountain

A popular ski mountain in the winter, Marquette Mountain transforms into a thrilling bike park in the warmer summer months. For beginners, Snake Oil, Easy Rider, and Weasel Connector are great runs. The Original DH is a fun trail for intermediate bikers; though it has a few tight corners and rocks, it is an exhilarating ride that will keep you coming back. For expert mountain bikers looking for bigger thrills, Marquette Mountain hosts 600 vertical drops, rocky gardens, and beams to test your skills.

NTN North Trails

Noquemanon Trail Network

Commonly known as the “South Trails” and “North Trails,” the Noquemanon Trail Network trail system was built with all rider styles and skills in mind. Featuring waterfalls, scenic views, and rustic campgrounds, the singletrack system is home to some of the UP’s most popular trails and has received national acclaim as a premier mountain bike destination. 



RAMBA, the Range Area Mountain Bike Association, is a top 10 system of Bronze Level IMBA Ride Center through the Marquette Iron Range. With over 77 miles of singletrack, there is much to explore for all skill levels. Be sure to check out all of the awesome annual events that feature RAMBA’s trails like the Marji Gesick 100 (deemed the hardest single-day MTB race in America), and winter’s Fat-ISH and 906 Polar Roll snow bike races.

Equipment Rentals

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Bike Tours & Guides

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Before you go

Trail Etiquette

Whether you’re hiking, biking, running, or walking on the trails this summer there are simple ways you can protect the ecosystem and... Read More

Ways to Support Our Trails

Here in Marquette County, we are fortunate to have an abundance of beautiful trails to play on year-round. However, these trails... Read More

Respect Marquette County

Follow these Leave No Trace principles when visiting to keep our forests, lakes, and natural spaces as special as when you found them.

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